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Teaching Resources


Our team is available to meet for one-on-one consultations.

  • Brainstorm instructional design possibilities;
  • Offer instructional design and development support after the initial course review from AP, such as discussing ideas for implementing course review recommendations;
  • Generate ideas for the utilization of technology tools to support online pedagogy or andragogy;
  • Offer support for online teaching;
  • Brainstorm interventions to enhance students’ learning; or
  • Collaborate to review online programs, such as devising a plan to enhance or maintain quality online programs for accreditation and quality enhancement (or continuous improvement) purposes).

To schedule a consultation, please contact Nicole Roth at nroth@lsu.edu


Professional Development

Quality Matters

To sign up for QM workshops, please contact us at lsuonline@lsu.edu.

Online Learning Consortium (OLC–Formerly Sloan-C)

LSU Online is currently offering Online Learning Consortium (OLC, formerly Sloan-C) workshops to interested faculty members and staff at no cost. We highly recommend “New to Online: The Essentials.” This workshop is completely online and requires just about 6 to 7 hours of time, spanning over one week. During this workshop you will:

  • Experience what being an online student is like,
  • Explore the difference between teaching online and face-to-face, and
  • Network with others who teach online.

Please complete the Request for OLC Professional Development Form and email to Nicole Roth at nroth@lsu.edu.  For an upcoming list of workshops please visit the Online Learning Consortium website. 


External Resources

ProctorU Faculty Information

Turnitin Assignment activity in LSU Online Moodle allows instructors to assess and provide feedback for student’s written work using the assessment tools available within Turnitin’s Document Viewer. To view a demonstration of how it works, select Turnitin Demo that demonstrates how to use Turnitn, if it were not integrated into Moodle.

Articulate Storyline is an interactive course content creator.  Build animations and e-learning videos for your courses. 

Big Blue Button is an open source web conferencing system developed primarily for distance education.

EBSCOhost provides an online database of materials for reading assignments including textbooks and peer-reviewed journal articles.

Kaltura video platform is designed to help you create value with video. With Kaltura’s wide range of features and powerful tools you’ll quickly expand your audience, generate revenue, and create more effective digital communications.

Moodle is a free, open-source PHP web application for producing modular internet-based courses that support a modern social constructionist pedagogy.

Panopto lecture capture platform enables faculty to record and stream live video, a storage and video management portal, a search engine for easy retrieval of video content, and interactive video players. Utilizing this system, online faculty members can record their face-to-face class lectures and provide 2- to 15-minute topical presentations to their online students. Faculty can also utilize lectures captured by Panopto to flip their face-to-face classrooms, facilitating active learning.

Qualtrics software enables users to do many kinds of online data collection and analysis including market research, customer satisfaction and loyalty, product and concept testing, employee evaluations and website feedback.

Turnitin provides a service to determine the originality of texts based on comparisons with their internal database and net-wide searches.

VoiceThread is an interactive collaboration and sharing tool that enables users to add images, documents, and videos, and to which other users can add voice, text, audio file, or video comments.

Web-ex provides on-demand collaboration, online meeting, web conferencing and videoconferencing applications.


The Faculty Technology Center (FTC)

The Faculty Technology Center (FTC) provides IT support, consultations, and innovative solutions to faculty and graduate teaching assistants tailored to their individual teaching, research, and operational needs. Services include workshops and webinars, customized workshops by request, one-on-one consultations, virtual assistance, and events.

Phone (225) 578-3375, option 1 
101 Frey Computing Services
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Effective May 17th, the Faculty Technology Center will change to option 2. In an effort to streamline services, the new options will be:

  1. Press 1 for accounts and password issues
  2. Press 2 if you are a faculty member (will reach Faculty Technology Center)
  3. Press 3 if you are a staff member (will reach Service Desk staff)
  4. Press 4 if you are a student (will reach Call Center student staff)
  5. All other callers should press 5 (will reach Call Center staff)

Please note that an appointment is requested to best serve all faculty.