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Sample Syllabi

Syllabus Checklist – Federal Compliance
Course Modality Codes

Orientation Template for Online Courses


Covid19 Free Remote Tools

CTL’s Online Toolkit
sutori – great for historical timelines!
Science Labs Online
Alternative Strategies for teaching Music Online
Merlot (not the wine but that’s good too!)
Remote Lab Activities and Experiences
Science Education
Loom free video recording/screen recording platform
GeoGebra Math Apps
How-to-Effectively-Shift-to-Online-Teaching-US – new document just released by TechSmith


Helpful Teaching Tools

CTL Subscriptions/Licenses Free Tools for Teachers Great Sites for Learning and Scholarship
Tips for “Professoring”  
Zoom MERLOT Cornell University’s Center for Learning and Teaching Lessons Learned from Years of Living Sabbatically Poll Everywhere The Carnegie Foundation 19 Lessons Learned about Teaching from a Pro
WEAVE Creative Commons Social Psychology Network Tips for New Faculty — Week One on the Job!
Classroom Ice Breakers Health Science Information Service Dr. Ames’ Teaching Tips
Techsmith Capture (formerly Jing) CAEL Linking Learning and Work Flipping the Classroom
Learning Styles Survey – VARK questionnaire Universal Design for Learning just-flip-it-checklist
Emerging Ed Tech TLT Group Resources and Services Top 100 Tech Tools for the classroom
Student issues and technology that can solve them Journal Outlets for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Free Screencast Software Khan Academy Videos


Credit Hour Documents

Credit Hour Chart and Reading Speeds
SU Credit Hour Calculator (CHC)

Grading Rubric Examples

Rubistar for Teachers
All 16 Value Rubrics for Core Curriculum Competencies

Evaluation Tips

If you would like to be evaluated by a colleague, please contact Shannon Holliday ( or 5461) at the Center for Teaching and Learning, and let her know the time and location of your class and she will schedule this.

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midterm_evaluation_example 2
Peer Classroom Visitation Evaluation
Online Course Review Rubric

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