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Distance Learning Faculty Resources

Distance Learning Faculty Guidebook

Read the Distance Learning Faculty Guidebook. This guide provides you with college policies and relevant information related to teaching online at CNM.

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.

If the above link is broken, please open the following Word Course Copy Request Form.To submit your request: Save your form and email it as an attachment to 






Summer 2017

April 28, 2017

One week before the official start of the term

Fall 2017

August 4, 2017

One week before the official start of the term

Spring 2018

December 8, 2018

One week before the official start of the term

Summer 2018

April 27, 2018

One week before the official start of the term

What is the CNM Learn Classroom?

The linked document outlines the standard course structure used in your CNM Learn courses. This layout enables students to work more efficiently online and meets many Quality Matters Standards. Read more information about the CNM Learn Classroom. Also, review the Standards from the QM Higher Education Rubric, Fifth Edition.

Faculty Focus Day

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Kevin Dooley presents the many features of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra! 

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Part 1

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Part 2

Blackboard Grade Center

Hallie Ray presents troubleshooting techniques and an overview of the tools available in Blackboard Learn Grade Center! 

Blackboard Learn Grade Center for Beginners

Blackboard Learn Grade Center Advanced Session

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.

My Mediasite Desktop Recorder

My Mediasite Desktop Recorder provides faculty and staff with the ability to create and share video, at a convenient place and time. With this tool you can manage and publish video content!

Peter Hurley, Director of Media Production Services, () is willing to provide training sessions for interested groups. Please contact Peter 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.