Resources for Online: Instructional

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Academic Leadership

CETAL collaborates with campus partners to create a learning community that drives innovative, high-impact teaching and learning and equips faculty to thrive professionally and personally. Following are common instructional resources available to all faculty. 

  • Technology Resources: This page includes tutorials and helpful information for common technologies at UCA including Blackboard, Collaborate, Respondus, and more!
  • Online Teaching Resources: This page is designed to provide helpful information specifically around the topic of teaching online. Topics include planning for instruction, teaching with technology, facilitating discussions, and more!
  • Consultations: Here you will find information about the varieties of consultations you can engage in with CETAL personnel. Consultations can range from a one-time meeting about a specific topic to multi-session instructional coaching and anywhere in between. Most online instructors engage in instructional design consultation with one of the full-time IDs.


UCA IT logo - TRACKS with integrity: Teamwork Relationships Accountability Communication Knowledge Service UCA Helpdesk

The IT Help Desk at UCA exists to respond to your technology issues and requests, as well as schedule necessary service. Common tools supported by the Helpdesk include Blackboard, Respondus, Google, Tegrity, and more! You can


Blackboard Resources

Blackboard has several resources available for faculty (and student) support. Here are a few to get you started: