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Our mission is to provide every educator--experienced instructors or aspiring graduate teaching assistants--with the essential instruments, pioneering techniques, and crucial insights needed for exemplary teaching.

Navigate our trove of resources where you'll unearth an array of learning materials and updates on forthcoming workshops and training sessions. Together, we can cultivate an environment that transforms ordinary learning journeys into extraordinary and inclusive educational adventures!

Educational Technology Materials

D2L How-To-Guides



Set Effective Learning Goals
Learn about revisions to Bloom's Taxonomy from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Iowa State. More

Plan Your Course Syllabus with Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Incorporate the three principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) into your course syllabus. More

Familiarize Yourself with (D2L Brightspace)
Learn to create assignments and set up your gradebook on D2L Brightspace for seamless class operations.

Check Your Online Class Accessibility
Evaluate your online course's accessibility with this informative Educause article. More

Create or Update Course Syllabus and Expectations
Use the CTE Syllabus Template, course expectations, and technology requirements statement as references.




Using Turnitin in D2L
Learn how to utilize Turnitin's Feedback Studio in D2L while grading assignments. More

Enhancing Feedback
Discover Michael Howell's 5 principles for effective feedback on student assignments. More

D2L Rubrics
Watch how to integrate a rubric into your D2L course assignment for clearer grading expectations. More

Offline Grading
Learn how to download assignments from D2L for offline grading and providing online feedback. More




 Enhance your teaching through course evaluation:

Scoring and Analysis of Classroom Exams
Utilize machine-readable forms for efficient exam evaluation and analysis.

Instructor and Course Evaluations (ICE) Processing
Gather useful feedback for your courses and teaching methods.

Consultation and Analysis of Research Oriented Instruments
Gain expert insights on research tools relevant to your discipline.


CTE Evaluation