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New Panopto Lecture Capture

Panopto replaces the Tegrity system, bringing new features and reliability for faculty, like the ability to edit after recording. Panopto is available in your Blackboard course site!

Interested in a group training?

Need to integrate a specific tool into your program?

Want help with a combination of topics?

UMKC Online offers customized training to meet your needs.

Faculty Certification

Faculty have three options for certification in online teaching at UMKC

Online Course

Another route to certification for faculty members is to enroll in a 4-week asynchronous online course taught by an instructional designer.

Self-Paced Course

Become certified on your time with the self-paced course, which requires demonstrating mastery of the core concepts of online teaching.

Online Course Certification

Instructors may request for the UMKC Online Instructional Design team to conduct a review of an online course using the Certification Checklist. Courses meeting each element of the Certification Checklist will be certified for online instruction at UMKC.

Training Calendar

View our training and workshops calendar.

Teaching Resources

Resources are divided by topic and tool

Certification Checklist

Best practices based on Quality Matters Higher Education standards. Opens PDF

Certification Flowcharts

Does my course or program need certification? Opens PDF

Development Funding

Faculty can apply for development funds for new online courses and programs

Course Sharing

Information about the UM System Intercampus Course Sharing Initiative

Instructional Modes

Check instructional mode definitions

Assessment Center

36 seat dedicated room for instructors to schedule and proctor computerized exams
Contact an Instructional Designer

Molly Mead, Ph.D.

Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Innovation

Nicholas Liddeke, M.A.

Instructional Technologist

Jing Zou, M.A.

Instructional Technologist

Jennifer Sackhoff, M.A.

Instructional Designer

Lauren Mathiott, M.S.

Instructional Technologist

Torie Wynn, M.A.

Instructional Designer

Blackboard Site Help

The instructional design team can help you develop maintain a course site utilizing best practices.

Course Design

We’re here for you: to answer your questions, brainstorm a learning object, or find an appropriate activity.

Right Tool at the Right Time

We help you merge a rigorous curriculum with the best of current technology.