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Teaching

Wherever You Are

This website is intended to ensure that you have the technological resources and support to successfully instruct your students remotely. Please refer students to the Keep Learning page for similar information that's relevant to their needs. For information pertaining to employment and staff-related matters, please refer to the Keep Working page.

We Are Here to Help

The ITS Service Desk is your first point of contact for all of your technology-related questions and issues. Even if you aren't sure what to do or how to get help with a particular issue, a member of our team will help answer your questions or route you to the appropriate department.

 

The Instructional Technology Team hosts daily Open Office Hours on the following days from November 23-December 18 (University Holidays excluded). Faculty may drop in during this time period at https://lmula.zoom.us/j/82912481883.

Monday: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Wednesday: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thursday: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Friday: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Essential Resources

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Teaching From Home

Essential Tools & Services

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Brightspace

Your main hub for class documents, assignments, homework, etc.

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Zoom

LMU's preferred video conferencing solution.

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Flipgrid

FlipGrid is perfect for engaging students in an asynchronous video conversation wherein students record and post videos of a prescribed length (30-60 seconds) and then respond to each other via a comparable video reply.

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VoiceThread

Voicethread is perfect for engaging students in a discussion around a PowerPoint presentation, a video, or a series of images, and allows students and faculty to comment via video, audio, or text at any point in the asynchronous conversation.

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Respondus

LMU is piloting with Respondus for online examinations.

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Box

LMU's cloud-based file repository.

At-Home Software for Faculty and Staff

LMU faculty and staff have access to many software and applications that can be download on their personal devices.

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Microsoft Office 365

LMU faculty and staff can install Office 365, which includes Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and more, on up to five computers.

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Adobe CC

A suite of tools such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, and many more. ITS provides single sign-on access to LMU faculty and staff.

Virtual Computer Labs

Remotely access software that you typically have access to in computer labs or at the library.

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Duo Authentication

Multi-factor authentication is available for active faculty and staff at single sign-on, and is required for various university system logins.

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Forwarding Calls

While working from home, faculty and staff can set up call forwarding for the phone number associated with their office line.

Certification for Online & Hybrid Learning

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The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) has a number of resources and programs for faculty teaching in online & hybrid modalities. Please view their eFaculty Certification program offerings, as well as the resources offered by offices around campus (CTE, ITS, Office of Intercultural Affairs, etc.) and the Committee on Excellence in Teaching.

 

e-Faculty Certification

 

Online & Hybrid Learning

Free or Discounted WiFi

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Many internet service providers are offering free service during COVID-19. The website Campus Technology has provided a list of nationwide internet service providers to help students to keep up with their school work.

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Note: This article is continuously being updated, so you may wish to check back over time.

Find a Preferred ISP

Below are several internet service providers which are offering free or discounted internet rates. Please note that these offers may be repealed at any time at the discretion of each organization.

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Information Security Notice

LMU has seen an increased number of fraudulent emails designed to trick recipients into clicking links, opening attachments, or taking other actions since the start of COVID-19.

Specifically, there have been a large number of attempted Email Impersonation Scams, where the sender impersonates a member of LMU personnel in a position of authority. They request for the target to perform money transfers, pay invoices, or send sensitive data.

Learn more about how to recognize these phishing emails to protect yourself and the campus.

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