Best Practices

Accessibility Resources

At UALR we have a network of people and resources ready to help both students and faculty with accommodations and workarounds. Our goal is to provide an equivalent educational experience for our learners with disabilities AND comply with the prevailing disability laws. More>

Best Practices

The links and files on the following page are a collection of ideas and processes that you can use when developing and teaching your online course.  Remember, the spirit behind Best Practice is not one of rules and restrictions.  Best Practices simply outline the simplest, most efficient means of reaching an outcome. More>

Intellectual Property Policy

In brief, the Technology Enhanced Course Materials Policy assumes that the intellectual property rights for any applicable materials reside with the faculty member unless an agreement has been signed indicating otherwise. More>

Learning Management System Data and Termination Policy

This policy works in conjunction with the University of Arkansas System Polices regarding distance learning intellectual property and information relating to access upon termination. More>

Library Privileges for UALR Online Students

This policy covers information about library privileges for the UALR Collections and Archives, Ottenheimer Library, the Center for Arkansas History and Culture, and the Sequoyah National Research Center, as well as, other university libraries and the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS). More>

Course Shell Archiving and Management Procedures

This policy describes best practices for retaining course content, archiving practices and limitations within STaR, and advancing semester deletion requirements to maintain the Blackboard server. More>