Faculty Resources for Getting Started With the New Semester
Welcome to a new semester! The resources on this page are a quick guide to some common questions we encounter at the beginning of a new semester. If you have questions or would like to talk about your course, please don’t hesitate to reach out.
Whether you’re new to Middlebury, or just need a refresher, we recommend reviewing our Faculty Technology Orientation modules, a series of self-paced, online modules that covers a variety of topics including:
The Digital Teaching Resources page includes information that can be utilized for all modalities of teaching, including on ground, fully online, and hybrid modalities, to ensure that you have developed flexible and student-centered courses. The page includes links to the Asynchronous Cookbook, Camp Design Online, Middlebury Online Course Design Rubric, tips for creating accessible materials, discipline-specific information, and more.
If you need some tech support while you work with Canvas, refer to the 24/7 phone and chat support available to you (and your students) via the Help tab in Canvas (you have to be logged in). You can also email Canvas for Help at email@example.com
9. For a deeper dive into teaching and learning with Canvas, check out:
MiddCreate provides space on the web for students, faculty, and staff to explore and connect their learning, experiment with digital tools for teaching and learning, and create a digital identity that is owned and managed by them. Faculty can install a variety of teaching and learning tools on their MiddCreate spaces (e.g., WordPress, MediaWiki). Learn more and get started with MiddCreate.