There's a lot to think about when it comes to teaching and planning a class. Our faculty resources are great tools to help you fully prepare for your next course load.
Get Started Teaching
Explore helpful policies and practices to you get your semester off to a great start. Find links to teaching resources on topics like accessibility, online teaching, syllabus design, and more!
New Faculty Resources
Are you a new faculty member at ISU? Want to show your faculty candidate what’s offered by CTLT? Find resources for new faculty and faculty candidates here.
Creating Your Syllabus
Find required and suggested language to include in your syllabi, gathered from across the university and reflecting research-based best practices in student learning.
Civic & Community Engagement
Looking for civic & community engagement opportunities? Find resources and opportunities here.
Expand the scope of your students’ learning to a world-wide perspective. These resources will help you focus students on international perspectives, in keeping with the goals set out in Educating Illinois .
Get advice to help learners succeed in online education, including a guide to skills that they need and a list of campus services where your can refer students to get help.
Diversity and Inclusion
Explore ways to build a community of learners, deal with challenging subject matter, and meet the needs of a diverse student population.
Professional Development Modules
Interested in pursuing professional development at your own convenience or needing a refresher after a workshop? Find modules on course design here.
Join the ISU community of teachers online. ISUTEACH is a listserv about teaching at ISU. Find instruction on how to sign up for this informative online community.
Instructional Resource Commons
Find more information about the Instructional Resource Commons, the area in the CTLT building devoted to providing instructional materials for faculty teaching.
Little Ideas for Teaching (LIFTs)
Sometimes your course doesn’t need a complete overhaul… just a ‘LIFT’! From group work to class discussion to grading to student engagement to assessments and more, these ideas will certainly have something for everyone.
Here is a list of Teaching-Related Conferences, with links to information.
Here are links to campus units and programs that can assist you in your teaching.
University Teaching Committee
The University Teaching Committee supports instructional excellence at Illinois State University through administering university-level teaching awards, making recommendations on policy related to teaching and learning to the Office of the Provost, and providing campus leadership on teaching-related issues and opportunities.