Updated Articles

  1. Tutoring On-Campus and Online

    McNeese has several tutoring options available on campus and online to assist students.   Encourage students to contact you for help outside of class - Many students will miss the obvious and the best source for help, the course instructor. ...
  2. Advisor Resources

    Welcome to your one stop resource for advising.  The resources below were provided by the Campus Advising Committee and Student Central Advisors.  These resources are also available in Moodle in the Advisor Toolbox group.  If you do n...
  3. Web Conference, Virtual Meeting, Virtual Classroom Resources

    Supported Resources Microsoft Teams and BigBlueButton are a video-conferencing platforms that McNeese owns the licenses to and supports with IT staff and a helpdesk. Both services allow you to engage in live Web conversations with your students...
  4. Write to Excellence Center

    Guidelines for Electronic Tutoring Although we normally recommend face-to-face appointments, due to COVID-19 health concerns, all tutoring will be ONLINE ONLY through Summer 2020 and until further notice.  For online tutoring, students mus...
  5. Best Practices in Content Delivery in Moodle

    In a previous article, Organizing Your Course, we learned how to develop different types of structures for your courses and how to customize them so that they meet the needs of the university, students, and instructors. Now we are ready to look at ...
  6. Beginner guide to using BigBlueButton

    BigBlueButton is a synchronous learning tool that allows instructors to host live online classes, office hours or other meetings within their Moodle course. Students can also collaborate in groups within the course. Its features include: A priv...
  7. Beginner Guide to Microsoft Teams Meeting

    Microsoft Teams brings together faculty, staff and students in conversations and with shared content.   Along with the tools that office teams  and classrooms need, Microsoft Teams can easily connect individuals and groups for virtual meet...
  8. Creating and Deleting Microsoft Teams Meetings in Outlook

    Teams is integrated with your Outlook calendar and meeting can be created/deleted in your Microsoft Calendar or directly in the Teams app.  The Microsoft Teams meeting app can be downloaded to a computer, tablet or phone.  Meetings can be ...
  9. Moodle Course Visibility / Hidden

    When your Moodle courses are first created, they are not visible to your students. Once you are ready, here's how you make them visible: Go to your course homepage/dashboard.  From the Course Administration Block, select Edit Settings. ...
  10. Getting Started with Moodle

    Below are articles to help you plan, develop and build your course in Moodle. Course Design Best Practices (Please read each article, applies to all courses) Step 1: Planning Your Course Step 2: Organizing Your Course Step 3 : Best P...