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
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Find resources and guides to help you expand your online teaching skill set and improve the design of your online courses.
Learn about new course modalities and new classroom technologies that enable more flexibility inside and outside the classroom.
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