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D2L Guides

Get instructions on using Desire2Learn (D2L).

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Managing Difficult Discussions

T​​ips for establishing an open and respectful learning environment.

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Teaching in a Global Classroom

Strategies and resources to promote ​inclusive teaching & learning.​

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Welcome to DePaul's collaborative teaching and learning resource site.

On this site you will find a range of practical and pedagogical resources, from learning how to access your course roster to discovering professional development programs available to faculty and staff at DePaul. The Teaching Commons is a collaboration between academic partners across the university, and we are happy to facilitate the exchange of teaching strategies and materials. If you have something you'd like to share, please contact us at facultydevelopment@depaul.edu.

 

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2019 Fall Forum on Teaching and Learning
Friday, November 1, 2019
Lincoln Park Student Center
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2020 Teaching and Learning Conference
Friday, May 15, 2020
Lincoln Park Student Center
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Inclusive Teaching and Learning

Inclusive teaching and learning is defined as a range of intentional strategies that “engage students in learning that is meaningful, relevant and accessible to all”. These practices can range from using icebreakers on the first day of class to redesigning your course using an educational framework like Universal Design for Learning.

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New to DePaul?

Welcome! If you are new to teaching at DePaul, start here:

For New Faculty

Instructional Design & Development Blog

The Teaching Commons is proudly brought to you by DePaul's Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), together with its partners. For the latest from CTL, visit its Instructional Design and Development blog.

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Teaching Commons

Center for Teaching and Learning
25 E. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 362-8000
facultydevelopment@depaul.edu