FACULTY RESOURCE CENTER

The Faculty Resource Center (FRC) is a unit within the User Services group. The mission of the FRC is to provide enhanced support for instructional technology to faculty wishing to integrate technology into their courses, specifically the campus course management system, MyGateway (Blackboard). Other support resources include help in development of web-based material, communications tools for online interaction, the integration of video or graphics into course materials, training in the use of various instructional technologies, individual consultations, and access to networked workstations with software and media capabilities. We are located on North Campus.

105 Express Scripts Hall
(314) 516-6704
frc@umsl.edu

STAFF:

Jennifer Simms
FRC Manager
(314) 516-7191
Jennifer’s primary responsibility is to manage the daily operations of the Faculty Resource Center. She assists faculty with the integration of technology into their teaching and learning objectives. Areas of specialization include: MyGateway consulting, development of course evaluations and web page design. She focuses on providing educators with creative technology concepts that meet their instructional needs.

Paul Wilmarth
Instructional Technologist
(314) 516-4901
Paul consults with faculty regarding web page creation and design; MyGateway; PowerPoint; preparation of course materials; and, media selection. He can help scan documents and slides for various purposes and convert files, documents, and images for universal access.

Tom Roedel
Instructional Technologist
(314) 516-7175
Tom provides a variety of support to faculty, staff and students on campus. He helps faculty create and load course materials on MyGateway and answers questions about MyGateway. He also assists support staff with scanning requests and other projects as needed. Tom helps new students activate SSO accounts and learn the fundamentals of using MyGateway.

Please feel free to contact us via phone, email or just stop by!

 

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