Information for Faculty

Resources for Online Faculty


Blackboard Learn Resources

  •   Searchable Blackboard Help for Instructors.  Search by keyword or use the links on the page to read about topics of interest.
  • Blackboard Learn: For Instructors  Set of videos for instructors covering course design, communication, collaboration and assessment
  • Building Your Course  A set of video tutorials by Blackboard Inc. that help instructors build online courses using Blackboard
  • Communication and Collaboration Short tutorials on how to use the communication and Collaboration tools in Blackboard Learn


E-Learning Support: Faculty Innovation Center

The Faculty Innovation Center (FIC) is located in the Virtual Campus Center - Brighton Campus (3-122A). Faculty are welcome to use the computers for course work and development.  We also provide support for Blackboard according to the schedule below.

Current BRIGHTON Walk-In Support Schedule

Downtown Campus: - please contact for an appointment

Brighton Campus: You may now enter the Faculty Innovation Center directly from the hallway of meeting rooms leading to Gilman Lounge. The entrance (3-122A) is just before the last meeting room and the doors leading into Gilman Lounge.

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:45 am - 4:45 pm (open for Faculty Use).

Call FICS (x3427) for Blackboard Support


**NOTE: Instructional designers are available by appointment only to assist with planning, development and execution of course design. Please email them to request an appointment


Thomas Capuano - Instructional Designer

Andrea Gilbert - Instructional Designer