Instructional Support Network
Conceived by faculty, for faculty, this peer-to-peer resource* connects instructors with experienced faculty for sharing ideas, meeting challenges, and creating solutions.
*Resource requires logging into Canvas and being a member of the Teaching@UNL Canvas course shell. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are a UNL instructor and cannot access this resource.
The Teaching@UNL course in Canvas is designed for all UNL instructors--whether you are a graduate teaching assistant, a lecturer, a professor of practice, or a tenure-line faculty member. If you are an instructor of record, you will see this course on your Canvas dashboard. If you are teaching and do not yet have UNL Canvas access, please contact us. This 7-module course is designed to serve as both an initial orientation and an on-going resource for instructors.
- Getting Started: Includes information about UNL supported technology, academic freedom and civility, and general information for graduate teaching assistants.
- Designing Your Course and Syllabus: Includes information about syllabus and course design and information about ordering course materials
- UNL Expectations, Policies, and Processes: Includes information about course evaluations, grading, attendance, exams, ACE courses, and Undergraduate Honors Contracts
- What should I do if?... Addressing Students' Needs: Includes information about working with students who have mental health concerns, need accommodations, need help with time management, students who are experiencing financial issues, students who have cheated, or information about what to do if a student reports any type of sexual misconduct under Title IX
- Student Resources and Programs: Includes information about academic support, well-being, financial, and legal resources as well as career, engagement, and co-curricular opportunities for students.
- Classroom & Learning Spaces, Digital Exams & Safety Protocols: Includes information about learning spaces, the Digital Learning Center Exam Commons, and classroom safety protocols.
- Your Teaching Development: Includes information about teaching partners and resources at UNL.