Your Liaison Librarians are also available to support your transition to virtual learning.
UME Liaison Librarian &
GME Liaison Librarian &
Dental Medicine Liaison
Health Sciences Librarian
UNLV offers a number of resources that teaching faculty and instructors can use for conducting courses online. Below is a list of resources and departments to reach out to for troubleshooting and setting up courses.
UNLV provides access to WebCampus powered by Canvas to all faculty. WebCampus is the virtual learning platform that instructors can use to build course modules, embed course materials and host courses online. Select the links below to learn more:
UNLV provides access to Leo powered by Davinci to School of Medicine faculty. Leo (also referred to as LCMS+) is the virtual learning platform that instructors can use to build course modules, embed course materials and host courses online. Select the links below to learn more:
UNLV supports two virtual conferencing platforms to create instant meetings straight from your calendar. When you need to quickly set up a meeting with colleagues or for student consultations, take advantage of Google Hangouts meetings or Webex meetings with just a few clicks.
Select the links below to learn more:
Transitional support from the Faculty Center, Office of Information Technology, and Office of Online Education during Spring Break. On March 16-19 (Monday through Thursday) from 9am to 4pm.
Additional Resource Links:
Completing a Face-To-Face Course Online Following A Campus Mandate from The Scholarly Teacher
Preparing for Emergency Online Teaching from The Chronicle of Higher Education
How to Make Your Online Pivot Less Brutal from The Chronicle of Higher Education
Teaching Remotely from UNLV OIT
WebCampus Workshops. To register, please visit our WebCampus Training Calendar. All are welcome, including graduate assistants and administrators.
Whereas live, online proctoring is one approach to maintaining academic integrity for online assessments, this option is costly, has technical requirements (e.g., webcam) that may prevent some students from participating in assessments, and may be labor-intensive for both faculty and students. UNLV does have a relationship with a third-party online proctoring service (ProctorU), but the cost of that service is paid by the individual students enrolled in courses with proctored exams. By federal law, this is only allowed when it is disclosed to students before they register for a class (i.e., it is listed as a note in MyUNLV prior to class registration beginning). Thus, ProctorU services will only be allowed for courses for which arrangements were made prior to the start of the Spring 2020 semester.
As alternatives to live proctoring, UNLV offers the following options for instructors: