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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 Effectiveness

What does effective teaching look like?

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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 email us at

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DePaul Teaching and Learning Conference - 2017 Recap

The theme of the conference, “Beyond Grades – Capturing Authentic Learning,” invited participants to think about student learning as the primary indicator of teaching effectiveness. 

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Teaching and Learning Certificate Program

The Teaching and Learning Certificate Program (TLCP) is a workshop-based program for all faculty and instructional staff at DePaul who are interested in enriching their teaching practices in collaboration with colleagues from across the university. 

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New to DePaul?

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

For New Faculty

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Chicago, IL 60604
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