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Distance Learning Faculty Resources


Intersession Guide for Faculty 

Click here to access the Intersession Guide for Faculty. Important information is provided for your intersession course.  

Spring 2015: CNM Learn Upgrade to Service Pack 14

The following link will provide you with information on the existing features that have been improved, and the new features that have been added. Click Here to learn more about Service Pack 14. 

CNM Learn Copy Request Form

Distance Learning requires all course copies requested via the Course Copy Request Form. 

The purpose of this new process is to ensure courses are right sized, deployed using the DL Classroom, and copied correctly.

To Access the copy request form click and open the following Word Course Copy Request Form. To submit your request: Save your form and email it as an attachment to

Distance Learning Open Assistance Labs 

Distance Learning conducts weekly Open Assistance Labs. Faculty are invited to stop by and receive Face-to-Face assistance with anything related to online teaching such as best practices in course design, or learning to use the technology and tools in CNM Learn. Registration is not required, just drop in. To view the dates and times the labs are offered click here

New Mobile App Guide for Faculty and Students

We've collected a list of favorite apps from CNM faculty and students and now you can download the list and see what great apps are available for teaching, learning and communicating.

What is the DL Classroom?

The following document outlines a standard course structure that you can use in your CNM Learn courses. This layout enables students to work more efficiently online, and also meets many Quality Matters Standards. Click Here for more information on the DL Classroom! To review the Quality Matters Rubric, click on the link below.

2011-2013 Quality Matters Rubric Standards

DL Faculty Favorites- (OER) Open Educational Resources

The list below provides open educational resources that are available to you!

  • OER Commons- Is a free online library that provides instructional materials.
  • TEDEd- Is an educational website that shares lessons and ideas.
  • Khan Academy- Is an educational website that provides free resources and materials.
  • Wikibooks- Wiki based collection that provides free content textbooks.
  • OpenStax- Provides free textbooks for students.
  • Wikipedia- Free internet encyclopedia, has been found to be up to date and accurate for many content areas including science.
  • HippoCampus- Provides free educational resources. 

Blackboard Collaborate 12.5!

This recent version of CNM Learn Collaborate includes increased mobile access options now including Androids, and  accessibility/usability improvements including phone conferencing. Check out the following presentations for more information!

Online Teaching and Learning Resources

Accessibility Tips: WebAIM provides resources that focus on accessibility for online content, the links below provide further information on checking accessibility within your course.