Faculty Resources

Need assistance? Perhaps one of the links below can help? If not, please contact us at uhwode@hawaii.edu. 

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Upcoming Pop-Up Workshops!

All workshops will be held in person in the Office of Distance Learning B-222.



Thursday 1.11.18 - 10am

Wednesday 2.28.18 - 10am

Wednesday 3.21.18 - 1pm

Tuesday 4.17.18 - 1pm


This workshop will teach you how to install and use some of the more popular tools in Laulima such as Syllabus, Discussions, Gradebook, Lessons, Statistics, Resources, and Assignments, Tests and Surveys. During this workshop the instructor will walk through the tools and answer questions about how to use tools.

Camtasia and Snagit


Wednesday 1.17.18 - 11am

Thursday 2.8.18 - 11am

Thursday 3.8.18 - 10am

Wednesday 4.25.18 - 11am


This workshop will teach you how to use Camtasia and Snagit. Camtasia can be used to create and edit screen recordings and produce videos. Snagit to capture screenshots and screen recordings. You become familiar with parts and functions of each program and see how you can use them for your classes.



Tuesday 1.23.18 - 1pm

Tuesday 1.13.18 - 10am

Tuesday 3.13.18 - 11am

Thursday 4.5.18 - 11am


This workshop will teach you how to access and use YouTube through with your UH account. The instructor will explain how to upload movies to your YouTube channel, how to create playlists, how to add closed captioning, and more.

Anything Workshop


Wednesday 1.31.18 - 1pm

Thursday 2.22.18 - 1pm

Wednesday 4.11.18 - 10am


This workshop is a time for you to drop in with your questions. Rian will help you work with a specific technology or help you with your course site.

Student Advising

Guidelines & Policies

This section has information about how to help you navigate through Guidelines and Best Practices of Distance Education and online course logistics.

Guideline & Policies


Quality Matters at UHWO

This section contains information about the Quality Matters organization.

Quality Matters at UHWO

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This section contains links to different DE related forms you may need.


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This section has information about specific tools and technologies to help you teach.

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DE Workshops

The Distance Learning Center offers workshops on a variety of topics concerning DE. These are a few examples, click the link below to find more information. 


Fall 2015 Laulima Workshop Slides

Spring 2015 Laulima Workshop Video

Spring 2015 Laulima Workshop Slides


More DE Workshops

Student Paper (The Hoot)

DE Tech Tips

This section has information and tips about different educational technology tools.

View DE Tech Tips



Assessment is an important part of every learning experience. The following are a few options that might be useful, be sure to check out the Assessment page for more information.


Assessing Student Learning Outcomes in an Online Environment

How to Assess Students' Learning and Performance

Writing Objectives Using Bloom's Taxonomy


More Assessment

Interactive Technologies

Interactive Technologies

There are many options for including interactive technology in your class. Check out these topics and click below for even more options.

YouTube #Education


More Technologies


Online Teaching Resources

Need information about teaching an online class or a blended learning class? The following are a few links that might be helpful, but click below for even more resources. 

Developing Online and Blended Courses

Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration

5 Factors Affecting Online Student Motivation


More Online Resources

Design Resources

Design Resources

Creating an engaging online class site can be beneficial to student learning by making navigation easier and more aesthetically pleasing. Below are a few suggestions, but be sure to browse through the Design Resources page for even more information.


Canva - Graphic Design Program

Principles for Readable Web Typography

Be Funky Photo Editor


More Design Resources