Wrapping Up: End of Term Procedures

As the term concludes, you may want to complete the following tasks. Canvas GradebookIf you’ve been using the Canvas gradebook, make sure you’ve…


Teaching in Inclement Weather

In inclement weather, PSU may have a delayed start, an early closure, or a full-day closure. Here’s how to: Reduce impacts to class meetings and…


Start Your Term Right: Essential Student Communications

Early and regular communication with your students is very important. This guide offers key contact points and ways to help students get the support…


Refresh Your Course for a New Term

This article outlines a few things you can do to make sure you’re ready for the new term. Reflect on Past TermsBefore opening your course to…


Student Voices on Remote Learning

Students had a range of responses to the sudden shift to remote learning during Spring term 2020. While many students expressed appreciation for…


Encouraging Academic Integrity through Course Design

Academic integrity is not only about holding students to high standards and creating consistent expectations through course policies. More…


Cultivating Student Motivation

Fostering Student Choice and Decision MakingThose who do the work do the learning. If this maxim is true, how can we structure our classrooms so…


Course Design Essentials

This guide applies to a range of course design or revision techniques. You might use the Rule of 2’s: Simple Course Design Template to make…


Organize Your Course for Success

Imagine this: You visit your local market to pick up some peanut butter, but it’s no longer where you expect it. You ask for help, but still…