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General Resources

Helpful webpages for new and existing instructors

This page provides links to information that may be helpful for both new and existing instructors.

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  1. The Getting Connected section will help you establish your account credentials and access systems such as e-mail and online courses.
  2. Other General Information for Newbies provides some great resources for getting underway at WVU.
  3. Teaching and Learning contains valuable information on ways to enhance your teaching.
  4. WVU eCampus and Related Tools provides information about eCampus, which is the WVU learning management platform. You will need to access eCampus for various tasks related to teaching, such as requesting a course development shell, building course elements (e.g., lesson modules, assignments) within that shell, and entering grades.
  5. Other Systems and Resources provides other useful information about which faculty members often inquire.
  6. Health Sciences Campus (HSC) SOLE provides some basic information about SOLE, which is HSC’s portal for online education and information. It is a web-based tool for students to access courses and for instructors to build and maintain those courses.
  7. Quality Matters (QM) provides information about QM, a quality assurance system for online courses, and ways to initiate the review process.

Getting Connected

Access your WVU accounts, acquire software, and obtain support.

Digital Measures

WVU’s faculty Promotion and Tenure activity online reporting system.

https://faculty.wvu.edu/policies-and-procedures/digital-measures

DUO Two-Factor Authentication

Additional security layer needed to access numerous web-based systems.

twofactor.wvu.edu

eCampus

WVU’s online Learning Management System.
Also see WVU eCampus & Related Tools section.

ecampus.wvu.edu

E-mail Systems

@mail.wvu.edu

Office 365 accounts used by Faculty & Staff.

office365.wvu.edu

@mix.wvu.edu

Google/Gmail based accounts used by students & faculty.

mix.wvu.edu

@hsc.wvu.edu

Health Sciences Center e-mail system.

office365.hsc.wvu.edu

Login Account

Credentials used to access many online WVU systems. Must initially be claimed to begin using.

login.wvu.edu

Mountaineer Card

Employee ID card for access to things such as buildings and transportation.

Mountaineer Card Website

Portal for WVU

"One-stop" shop for accessing many services, such as MIX email, STAR for class/student information, eCampus for online course access, and DegreeWorks for graduation checklists.

portal.wvu.edu/staff

Software

Microsoft Office (Free)

Wi-Fi

Connection to the WVU.Encrypted network while on campus.

Wireless Conection Overview Page

WVU Emergency Alerts

Urgent text and email notifications.

Emergency Alerts Overview Page

Other General Information for Newbies

Available benefit information for employees.

Area Guide

Resources related to living in or visiting the area.

Visit Mountaineer Country Website

Benefits

Benefits for employees

Benefits Webpage

Calendars

List of important WVU events and dates.

WVU Calendar
2021-22 Academic Calendar

Campus Maps

Maps of the three Morgantown campuses.

Campus Maps Webpage

Directory

Contact information about WVU.

Campus Directory Webpage

Facts about WVU

Information about WVU.

WVU Facts Webpage

Holidays

Official holiday schedule.

WVU Holiday Schedule

Libraries

New Employee Resources

New Faculty Orientation (NFO)

Annual event to help faculty get acclimated to WVU.

NFO Website

News & Media

Parking & Transportation

Application for parking permits and information about transportation options.

Parking and Transportation Webpage

Payroll Processing

Pay Schedule

List of pay days.

Pay Schedule Webpage

Police

Contact and other information about University Police and Office of Emergency Management.

WVU Police Webpage
Emergency Status Webpage
  • Call WVU Police: 304-293-COPS

Portfolium

Platform in which you can create a media-rich showcase of achievements, skills, and projects.

Portfolium Webpage

Resources

Information and resources for faculty on a wide variety of topics ranging from policies and requirements to awards to development opportunities.

Faculty Information and Resources Webpage

Teaching and Learning

Learn about resources related to teaching and learning.

Academic Integrity

Policies about student conduct

Student Conduct Webpage

Academic Policies & Statements

Other institution-wide policies and statements.

Policies and Statements Webpage

Accessibility

Accessibility standards and information on ways to ensure that course content is accessible to all students

Adobe Accessibility Standards
Extend eCampus Assessment Duration
Accessibility Services Webpage

Association of College and University Educators’ (ACUE) effective online teaching microcredentials

CircleIn

A free-to-student studying app where students can study remotely, collaborate with peers in order to communicate and exchange ideas, and stay productive.

CircleIn Webpage

Classroom Technology

List of over 150 technology classrooms that are supported by Teaching and Learning Commons.

TLC Classroom Technology Webpage

eCampus

WVU’s Learning Management System.

WVU eCampus Webpage

Faculty Associates Program

Program in which selected faculty partner with the Teaching and Learning Commons to offer programming for WVU instructors.

Faculty Associates Webpage

Final Exam Schedule

Calendar of when students will take their exams.

Final Examination Schedule Webpage

Go2Knowledge

An online professional-development resource for higher education that provides both on-demand and live webinars on a wide variety of topics.

Go2Knowledge Website

Instructional Design Assistance (TLC)

Assistance with course development, designs, and/or instructional strategy and technologies.

TLC Curriculum Design Website

Learning Communities

Groups that are formed to advance members’ understanding of selected teaching-and- learning-related topics.

TLC Learning Communities Website

Peer Supported Teaching (TLC)

Program that pairs colleagues to share ideas, learn from one another, build skills, and/or address challenges related to teaching and learning.

Peer Support of Teaching Webpage

Sandbox (TLC)

Place to experiment with new instructional technologies.

TLC Sandbox Webpage

SOLE (Study Observe Learn Engage)

Health Sciences Center’s online learning management system.
Also see HSC SOLE & Related Information section.

sole.hsc.wvu.edu

STAR

System for entering midterm and final grades and checking student enrollment.

star.wvu.edu

Student Evaluation of Teaching (SEI)

System used for course evaluation.

Student Evaluation of Teaching Website

Student Lingo Workshops

Information about on-demand success workshops for students on a variety of skills/topics.

Success Workshops Webpage

Teaching and Learning Commons (TLC)

Unit that provides a wide variety of teaching support and resources, as well as professional-development opportunities, for all instructors and postdoctoral fellows.

Teaching and Learning Commons Webpage
Teaching and Learning Commons Events Webpage

Technology Integration Grants (TLC)

Competitive grant offered for faculty by the Teaching and Learning Commons for exploring educational technologies/tools that enhance teaching and learning.

TLC Technology Integration Grants Webpage

WVU Online

Central resource to learn about WVU’s online degrees, certificates, admission requirements, costs, as well as resources for online students.

WVU Online Website

WVU eCampus & Related Tools

Find information to help you get started with eCampus.

eCampus 101

A collection of resources to get you up and running in eCampus, the WVU learning management platform.

WVU eCampus Knowledgebase
eCampus 101 for Faculty

eCampus Request System (eRS)

Page from which instructors can do the following:

  1. Request content from a different instructor's course.
  2. Request a new course Development Shell
  3. Request a new Collaborate (video) Session
  4. Enroll a TA in your course
  5. Enroll a student making up an incomplete as an Auditor in your course
eRS Webpage

Instructor Quick Start

Guide from eCampus Support specifically for instructors.

Instructor Quick Start for eCampus

Other Systems and Resources

Learn about other digital resources.

File Sharing

Collaborative online file space options.

File Sharing Options

LISTSERV

Request creation of an email list that you can manage.

LISTSERV Resources

View and access current WVU listservs.

Using LISTSERV

Personal Web Space

MasterApps (Citrix)

Remote access to some WVU systems when off campus.

Information Security Best Practices

Ways to protect yourself from the unauthorized use of information.

Information Security Best Practices

Health Sciences Campus’s (HSC) SOLE

Find information to help you get started with SOLE, HSC’s online learning management system.

Course Creation Requests

Requests for course creations in SOLE.

Course Creation Requests

Instructional Design Assistance

Assistance with course development, designs, and/or instructional strategy and technologies for HSC instructors.

Instructional Design Assistance

Policies & Resources

Listing of capacities, timeframes, and other important elements of SOLE.

HSC Policies & Resources

Technical Support

Contact information for SOLE issues.

System Requirements

Essentials to ensure your system is ready for SOLE.

SOLE System Requirements

Training & Documentation

Information about SOLE.

SOLE Training
SOLE Documentation
SOLE FAQ

Quality Matters

Find helpful links to information about Quality Matters, a quality assurance system for online courses.

Overview

Overview of the program.

Quality Matters Overview

Quality Matters Resources

Course design resources for the following topics:

  • Accessibility Resources
  • Assessment
  • Course Design
  • Outcomes and Objectives
  • Syllabus
Quality Matters Resources

Quality Matters Training

Upcoming workshops and training on QM.

Quality Matters Training

Submitting a Course for Review

Steps for submitting a course for an Internal Quality Assurance Review.

Submit Course for Review