Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs

Lecture 01The Office of Faculty & Academic Affairs, led by Donna Slovensky, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs and Interim Chair for the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, supports the academic mission and curriculum of the UAB School of Health Professions. We oversee and guide the academic advancement and development processes and programs. Our office includes the Learning Resource Center team and the Instructional Design & Support team. Our mission is to provide resources, structure and a quality educational experience for our students and to support SHP faculty in research and scholarship.

If you are a faculty or staff member in need of assistance please visit us in SHPB 660 or contact Lee Test at 205-975-8034 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you need assistance with the Learning Resource Center or Instructional Design & Support, you will find their information below.

Learning Resource Center

The Learning Resource Center (LRC) is the electronic media center for the School of Health Professions (SHP) and is available to SHP faculty, instructors and staff. Our primary goal is to increase the efficiency of use of resources that support learning by distributing and sharing our resources to the fullest extent possible. We are open Monday – Thursday from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Friday: 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. We are closed on weekends and UAB holidays.

LRC Resources

The Learning Resource Center (LRC) offers rooms, resources, and a highly trained support staff to serve your needs.

Computer Commons

The Computer Commons, located just past the lobby of the entrance facing University Boulevard, is the area comprising our public computer workstations. We provide complimentary use of computer systems, connected to WEPA networked printers in the area, on a first come, first served basis. We also provide a broad range of materials, reference books and resources to assist all your studying needs for checkout at no charge. Click here to view the full list of materials and our policies.

Room Resources

The LRC offers classroom space, meeting space and testing labs for all School of Health Professions’ faculty, staff and students. Our online booking system works with rooms in the Learning Resource Center (LRC), Lister Hill Library (LHL), the School of Health Professions Building (SHPB), and the Webb Building (WEBB) to hold from 10 to 186 people. Click below to see rooms offered.

  • Classrooms

    Click here to download Classrooms rules and procedures.

    LRC 249/235 (seats 186)

    Includes instructor workstation, mounted projector/screen, portable white board, webcam, lectern setup for laptop use via VGA connections, wireless lavaliere microphone, and ceiling speakers.

    LRC 210 (seats 122)

    Includes instructor workstation, mounted projector/screen, mounted white boards (2), lectern setup for laptop use via VGA/HDMI connections, wireless lavaliere microphone, and ceiling speakers.

    LRC 249 (seats 106)

    Includes instructor workstation, mounted projector/screen, portable white board, webcam, lectern setup for laptop use via VGA connections, wireless lavaliere microphone, and ceiling speakers.

    LRC 235 (seats 102)

    Includes instructor workstation, mounted projector/screen, portable white board, webcam, lectern setup for laptop use via VGA connections, wireless lavaliere microphone, and ceiling speakers.

    SHPB 224 (seats 90)

    Includes instructor workstation, mounted projector/screen, white board, webcam, lectern setup for laptop use via VGA connections, wireless lavaliere microphone and ceiling speakers.

    SHPB 226 (seats 60)

    Includes instructor workstation, mounted projector/screen, white board, webcam, lectern setup for laptop use via VGA connections, wireless lavaliere microphone and ceiling speakers.

    WEBB 535/541 (seats 30)

    Includes instructor workstation, mounted projector/screen, white board, webcam, lectern setup for laptop use via VGA connections, wireless lavaliere microphone, and ceiling speakers.

    WEBB 551 (seats 50)

    Includes instructor workstation, mounted projector/screen, white board, webcam, lectern setup for laptop use via VGA connections, and ceiling speakers.

    WEBB 641 (seats 25)

    Includes instructor workstation, mounted projector/screen, white board, and webcam.
  • Testing Labs

    Click here to download Testing Labs rules and procedures.

    LHL G15 (seats 60)

    Includes instructor workstation, overhead projector/screen, portable white board, 65” LCD TVs on side walls (2), and wireless lavaliere microphone.

    LHL G13 (seats 55)

    Includes instructor workstation, overhead projector/screen, portable white board, 65” LCD TVs on side walls (2), and wireless lavaliere microphone.

    LHL G17 (seats 38)

    Includes instructor workstation, overhead projector/screen, portable white board, and wireless lavaliere microphone.

    SHPB 421 (seats 30)

    Includes instructor workstation, overhead projector/screen, white board, and wireless lavaliere microphone.
  • Multifunctional Rooms

    Click here to download Multifunctional Rooms rules and procedures.

    LRC 219/215 (seats 60)

    Includes instructor workstation, mounted projector/screen, white board, webcam, lectern setup for laptop use via VGA connections, wireless lavaliere microphone, and ceiling speakers.

    LRC 219 (seats 30)

    Includes instructor workstation, mounted projector/screen, white board, webcam, lectern setup for laptop use via VGA connections, wireless lavaliere microphone, and ceiling speakers.

    LRC 215 (seats 30)

    Includes instructor workstation, mounted projector/screen, white board, webcam, lectern setup for laptop use via VGA connections, wireless lavaliere microphone, and ceiling speakers.

    LRC 210A (seats 27)

    Includes instructor workstation, portable white board and a mounted projector/screen.
  • Meeting Rooms

    Click here to download Meeting Rooms rules and procedures.

    LRC Large (seats 12 – 16)

    Rooms 253, 255, 260, 265, and 267 include overhead projector, projector screen, white boards, and laptop connection.

    LRC Small (seats 10 – 14)

    Rooms 257, 259, 261 and 263 include 50” plasma display, white boards, and laptop connection (VGA cable upon request).

Request a Room

If you know which room you would like, use our 25Live system to request a room. If this is your first time to request a room or you need a refresher, please click here to see our booking guide.

Resources

The LRC also offers many resources to enhance your class or meeting.

Resources Offered:

  • Polycom Teleconference Device
  • Polycom Videoconference Device
  • Laptop
  • DVD Player
  • Portable Projector
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Easel
  • Multimedia Studio
  • 35MM Digital Camera
  • Video Camera
  • Video Recording
  • AV Speialist On-Hand

Request Resources

Use our 25Live system to request resources and follow these steps:

  • In the “Event Title” section – please add the room where you need the resources.
  • In the “Event Locations” section – please click any available “LRC Resource Allocation” available.
  • In the “Event Resources” section – please click the resources you need.

LRC Support

The Learning Resource Center (LRC) is fully staffed with a friendly team to assist you with any needs while you use the resources of our electronic media center.

Contact

For general questions, or if you have not received your room confirmation within 24 hours, you may This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit our Help Desk on the 2nd floor of the LRC.

Please contact a staff member listed below during normal business hours if you have a specific question about a service or a resource.

Staff – Audiovisual Specialists

Doctorre McDade

Audiovisual Specialist

Office: LRC 203
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Christopher Reid

Audiovisual Specialist

Office: LRC 203
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Staff - Administration

Christina Isom

Admin Support Specialist

Office: LRC 203
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Marcie Willis

Director

Office: LRC 203
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Instructional Design & Support

The School of Health Professions (SHP) Instructional Design & Support (IDS) team is here to assist SHP instructors with providing excellent learning environments both in and out of the classroom. We assess and address the specific needs of each learning experience whether on-site, online or blended courses. Our work includes course design, delivery strategies, assessment methods, and more.

IDS Resources

Explore the many opportunities, tools, technologies and programs we offer to help ensure your success and that of your students.

Tuesday Tips

Each Tuesday we post new technology or helpful tips for you.

See Tuesday Tips

Faculty Spotlights

Faculty members provide valuable insight into the tools they use and share the secrets to their success.

See Faculty Spotlights

Video and Photo

The IDS team also supports you with video production, photo shoots, and headshots.

See Video / Photo Support

Training

Sometimes the training or professional development you need is not provided by another UAB unit and that is where your IDS team can help you. We offer numerous resources - all you have to do is click and read.

See Training Resources

Other Resources

IDS Support

We apologize for any technical problems you may be having. We are definitely here to help you. However, we cannot be everywhere at the same time. And regretfully we cannot be available 24/7.

Here is quick access to potential solutions:

Canvas Tech Support

If you need immediate assistance at any time of day or night here are three easy steps to help solve your problem or get you help fast:

  1. Login to Canvas and select the Help button from the Green Navigation bar in the upper right corner for a list of ways (e.g., Live Chat, Call, Send a ticket) for Getting Help.
  2. Can’t login to Canvas? Visit BlazerID Central for help with your Blazer ID or to change your password.
  3. No problems with BlazerID and still can’t access Canvas? Call Canvas Support Hotline at 855-778-9969.

Ask IT

Need technical assistance? UAB provides support through Ask IT.

  • 205-996-5555
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  • Find online support.

Contact Us

Courtney Garza

Instructional Design Specialist Senior

Office: LRC 211B
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Rebecca Harrison

Instructional Design Specialist Senior

Office: LRC 211B
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