Faculty Resources

 

FACULTY RESOURCES

 

Instructional Technology

Eastern’s Office of Instructional Technology (CIT) can assist you with developing a website, learning to manage a Blackboard classroom, and reserving a multi-media classroom.  Visit the CIT website http://www.easternct.edu/its/cit/.

 

Mentoring Resources

The Center for Teaching at the University of Massachusetts has excellent resources for faculty on mentor selection, building mentoring relationships and general survival tips for new and junior faculty.

 

Teaching and Learning Resources

Magna Commons

Magna Commons 20 Minute Mentor provides as series of videos related to teaching, learning, student engagement, and administration.  Many of the videos come with supplemental information including PowerPoint presentations, outlines, and bibliographies.  (Directions: Sign-up for an account or log-in using your email address and password if you have a Magna Commons account.  The ECSU authorization code was sent to faculty and staff via email.  If you need the authorization code, please call OPD x50654.)

 

Open Educational Resources Presentation

Presentation by Kevin Corcoran, Director of the Connecticut Distance Learned Consortium. Provides an explanation of Open Educational Resources, why they are important for students and faculty, and how to find authoritative OER sites.