There's a lot to think about when it comes to teaching and planning a class. Our instructional resources are great tools to help you fully prepare for your next course load.
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!
Find required and suggested language to include in your syllabi, gathered from across the university and reflecting research-based best practices in student learning.
Faculty members are often the first to notice when students appear to struggle with some aspect of university life. These resources allow instructors to help students navigate the many support options available at Illinois State University.
Research-supported practices and suggested language for dealing with student absences and late work.
Collecting feedback from students at critical points in the semester is a valuable source of information that can inform your teaching and promote student learning.
Developments in artificial intelligence create new challenges in terms of student learning and academic honesty. This guide helps you navigate this changing technological landscape.
Explore ways to build a community of learners, deal with challenging subject matter, and meet the needs of a diverse student population.
Looking for civic and community engagement opportunities? Find resources and opportunities here.
The UFSN encourages the personal and professional development of junior faculty within their first three years at Illinois State.
This nationally-recognized, independent organization provides online career development and mentoring services for faculty, post-docs, and graduate students. Members of the Illinois State community can join for free.
Here is a list of teaching-related conferences, with links to information.
The University Teaching Council 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.
K. Patricia Cross endowed the Cross Chair in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at Illinois State University in honor of her father, Clarence L. Cross, a beloved teacher of physics at ISU for over 30 years.
The Cross Chair supports and enables the demonstration of Illinois State University’s commitment to the promotion of scholarship and research on the teaching and learning of Illinois State University students.