Faculty Resource Directory

Find the specific University-wide services you need to develop online courses or programs.

Support Area Unit Services Provided Contact Information
General Assistance Developing Online Credit and Noncredit Courses and Programs Office of eLearning Initial consultation, policy review, Digital Campus website, Quality Matters, peer review curriculum, best practices, blended/online toolkit, MnLC (MnSCU, K-12 partnership) 612-626-1027; elearn@umn.edu
Academic Program Review and Approval Process (Credit)
Academic Affairs & Provost
(system-wide)
Approval process for most online degree programs Emily Ronning, Assistant to the Provost
612-626-6544; ronn0044@umn.edu
One Stop (system-wide) Program is entered into the PCAS electronic workflow system after collegiate unit approval Help Desk
612-624-1111 or 1-800-400-8636 toll-free from outside the Twin Cities
onestop@umn.edu
Academic Course Review and Approval Process (Credit)
Individual Collegiate Units Information on approval process for courses  See University Contacts
Academic Affairs & Provost (system-wide) Approval process for most online degree courses  Nancy G. Killian, Trainer/Analyst
killi008@umn.edu; 612-625-9080
One Stop (system-wide) Information on approval process for courses See University Contacts
Marketing and Audience Assessment; Market, Business, and Sustainability Planning
Carlson School of Management
(system-wide)
Fee-based services through Carlson Consulting Enterprise Philip J. Miller
pjmiller@umn.edu; 612-626-0682
Office of eLearning (system-wide) General marketing information; selected partnerships with strategic programs Office of eLearning
612-626-1027; elearn@umn.edu
Academic Program and Course Design - Pedagogy Consultation
Center for Teaching and Learning (Twin Cities) Teaching resources include teaching guides, multicultural teaching and learning, peer review, and more 612-625-3041; teachlrn@umn.edu
U of M Twin Cities Libraries Integrate information literacy into your curriculum Contact your Subject Librarian
Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology (Crookston) Assist with development of course materials, coordination of faculty professional development workshops, delivery of technology workshops, grant writing and research project proposals, faculty research projects, documentation related to accreditation and licensure Steve Hannah, Director
218-281-8382; shannah@umn.edu
Academic Program and Course Design - Technology Consultation
Office of Information Technology (Twin Cities) Designing curriculum and course activities; evaluating the effectiveness of curricular redesign or classroom innovation; strategic planning involving digital technologies; meeting professional development needs; complying with copyright, privacy, and fair use; evaluating web and software usability Consultants available by appointment at
atss@umn.edu; or visit OIT Academic Technology Support Services
U of M Twin Cities Libraries Integrate information literacy into your curriculum Contact your Subject Librarian
Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology (Crookston) Surveys, test generators (including TestGen, EZ Test, ExamView) and more (in cooperation with NETS) Steve Hannah, Director
218-281-8382; shannah@umn.edu
Intellectual Property Agreements Office of the General Counsel (system-wide) Legal services for all U of M campuses and operations 612-626-9624
Copyright Assistance U of M Libraries Consultation services on basics of law, fair use of materials in courses, protecting content Nancy Sims, Copyright Program Librarian
nasims@umn.edu; 612-624-1851
Library Resources
Twin Cities Technology, instructional, research, and publication support Contact your subject librarian or Kate Peterson, Information Literacy Librarian,
612-626-3746; katep@umn.edu
Crookston Technology, instructional, research, and publication support See a list of library staff members
Duluth Technology, instructional, research, and publication support See the UMD library directory for contact information
Morris Technology, instructional, research, and publication support Call 320-589-6175 or Ask a Librarian
Rochester Technology, instructional, research and publication support Mary Beth Sancomb-Moran, UMR Librarian
507-258-8035; sancomb@umn.edu
Instructional Design and Development Support
OIT (Twin Cities) Moodle, multimedia, computer, as well as customized training, is available through Academic Technology Support Services Email atss@umn.edu
Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology (Crookston) Holistic and systematic approach to institutional self-evaluation; identifying opportunities and conducting initiatives that promote a continuous process of academic and institutional improvement Call 218-281-8382 or 218-281-8381
Information Technology Systems & Services (Duluth) Faculty etools, emerging technologies, computer labs, course support, research, training Amanda Evans
amevans@d.umn.edu; 218-726-7680
Bruce Reeves
breeves@d.umn.edu; 218-726-6831
Instructional Development Services (Duluth) Services include campus-wide workshops, faculty consultation, student assessment, Tech Talk discussions of teaching-relevant technology LeAne Rutherford
218-726-6207; lrutherf@d.umn.edu
Shelley Smith
218-726-7715; ssmith3@d.umn.edu
Instructional Technology Services & Support (Morris) Training seminars and workshops, consulting, coaching and training, Google Apps, Instructional tools Pam Gades, Instructional Technology Specialist
pam@morris.umn.edu; 320-589-6376
Course Management and Technology (Rochester)  Help with Moodle, NetFiles, WebCT, iSEAL and more  UMR IT/ITV Support Services
507-258-8748
Instructional Design and Development - Contracted Services, Marketing Partnerships
AHC Learning Commons (system-wide) For health sciences faculty and academic units to develop innovative, interactive, and engaging online and hybrid learning programs 612-626-3880; learncom@umn.edu
College of Continuing Education (CCE) (system-wide) Instructional design services for partnered programs oesteam@umn.edu
Collegiate unit services Instructional design services for specific collegiate units See University Contacts
Technology Help
OIT 1-Help (Twin Cities) Technology questions answered via live online help, phone, in-person, and e-mail. Software and hardware diagnostics and installation; workstation support services (some free and some for a fee) help@umn.edu; 612-301-4357
Office of Information Technology Academic Technology Support Help for faculty, staff, and students, without charge. Will help identify and plan how to effectively apply digital technologies in support of University research, teaching, engagement, administrative, and business needs atss@umn.edu
System Campuses Technology questions answered via live online help, phone, in-person, and e-mail. Software and hardware diagnostics and installation; workstation support services (some free and some for a fee) Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester
Quality Review Programs Office of eLearning (system-wide) Quality Matters is a nationally-recognized, peer review program specifically designed for online courses and programs. Office of eLearning
612-626-1027; elearn@umn.edu
Catalog/Schedule Entry of New Online Credit Programs
PCAS/PeopleSoft Entry (system-wide) Learn about the Program and Curriculum Approval System (PCAS); PeopleSoft training is available to manage student records Student Records Training Team 612-625-2803 or
Human Resources Management Systems (HRMS) 612-625-2016
ECAS, PeopleSoft, Catalog (system-wide) ECAS System, PeopleSoft, U of M catalogs ECAS: 612-301-4357; help@umn.edu
PeopleSoft: 612-624-1617; finsys@umn.edu
Catalog: Use the Contact Form
Catalog/Schedule, Registration of New Noncredit Courses and Programs (including payment system)
CCE (system-wide) Registration services—basic and enhanced for U of M academic units Heather Mathewson for basic enterprise registration (mathe011@umn.edu) and Emiily Strong for enhanced services (stron075@umn.edu)
CCE (system-wide) Listing on Digital Campus website Mia Boos: boosx016@umn.edu
Program Promotion  CCE (system-wide) Listing on Digital Campus website Mia Boos: boosx016@umn.edu
Teaching Online – Consultation
Center for Teaching and Learning (Twin Cities) Consultants available for faculty members to address teaching concerns and effectiveness as they relate to course and program planning Fill out a consultation request form or call 612-625-3041
OIT Consultation Services (Twin Cities) Help for faculty, staff, and students, without charge. Will help identify and plan how to effectively apply digital technologies in support of University research, teaching, engagement, administrative, and business needs Visit http://it.umn.edu for services
Online Student Services— Review CCE (system-wide) Listing on Digital Campus website Mia Boos: boosx016@umn.edu
Program Evaluation
Center for Teaching and Learning (Twin Cities) Offers Peer Review of Teaching service for faculty and staff 612-625-3041; teachlrn@umn.edu
Measurement Services A full-service strategic measurement and assessment consulting office at the University of Minnesota; consultants available to help throughout the duration of your project OMS Customer Service Contact Form
612-626-0006
External Sales Central Administration Assistance with approval forms, business proposals, contracts, and rate development for units selling to customers outside the University Keith Jansen
612-624-5540; kkjansen@umn.edu

Questions?

Contact the Office of eLearning:
elearn@umn.edu