Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

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Faculty Resources


Recording of the WHO Logic Webinar

Clip of WHO Logic 2


Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)

Recording of the Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) session on Suicide Prevention, presented during Spring Convocation 2021.

Registration for Spring 2021 Faculty Development Opportunities Now Available

The Network for Educational Development is happy to announce the Spring 2021 faculty development opportunities, including a learning community, a long course, and 13 short courses available at no cost. View the flyer and register today! Each opportunity has a limit of 30 participants.

A list of webinars for the Spring 2021 semester will be available soon!


ACUE Online Teaching Toolkit
To support instructors needing to make a quick transition to utilizing an online environment, the Association of Colleges and University Educators is offering resources and recommendations that can be immediately put to use by instructors, to benefit both faculty and their students. This is a free resource.

ACUE inclusive teaching practices toolkit
Create a learning environment where all students feel they belong and have the opportunity to achieve at high levels.

Facilitating Classes Remotely

To support instructors navigating moving their classes online, Academic Affairs has developed a page of resources on using D2L and Zoom to deliver courses remotely. 

Self review of online teaching guide (PDF)
In 1987, Arthur Chickering and Zelda Gamson published "Seven Principals for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education," a summary of 50 years of higher education research that addressed good teaching and learning practices. Their findings, and faculty and instructional evaluation based on the findings, have been widely used to guide and improve college teaching, not only at the undergraduate level but the graduate level as well.

Chronicle interactives/advice-online-teaching
How to be a better online teacher. The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

Coronavirus articles collection(PDF)
The Chronicle of Higher Education, "Moving Online Now". A collection of articles on how to keep teaching during the Coronavirus.

Rutgers remote exams and assessments
Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences tips for remote exams and alternative assessments.

Coping with coronavirus collection(PDF)
The Chronicle of Higher Education, how faculty members can support students in traumatic times.

Florida State University
Ideas & links for labs, proctored exams and discussion forums.

UC Berkeley
Variety of alternatives to testing; briefing, anthology, poster sessions, op-ed and more

D2L Survey Tool Instructions
Recording and PDF on D2L Survey Tool Instructions. The recording picture starts at about 40 seconds in. D2L Survey Tool Instructions  (PDF)   

OLC Innovate Virtual Conference
Faculty and staff can participate in live streaming sessions and the recorded sessions at no cost.    

Antiracist Resources during COVID-19
The Multicultural Resource Center have pulled together two collections of resources to assist in teaching and learning about the impacts of COVID-19 and the George Floyd Movement on all of us, and in particular on our Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities. Understanding the George Floyd Movement