Teaching Resources

Student-Centered Resources

  • The Academic Success Center offers student advising, coaching, tutoring, and other academic resources for students seeking guidance and support.
  • The Writing Center can help students develop, improve, and transfer writing skills.
  • The Disability Resource Center supports students with disabilities, providing advocacy, accommodations, and supportive services to ensure access to campus courses, services, and activities.
  • Faculty play an invaluable role in helping students in distress. The UNLV Support Team provides a distress protocol and guidebook, helping faculty determine how to best support a student in distress.
  • The Counseling and Psychological Services can help students work through problems commonly experienced by college students of all ages and backgrounds.
  • The Student Wellness Center provides treatment for injuries/illnesses and offers immunizations, lab work, and a pharmacy.
  • The Intersection offers a variety of programs, services, information, and assistance to help all students, particularly first-generation and students of color, successfully navigate their academic career.

Classroom Resources

  • The Faculty Center is committed to helping faculty development in the classroom. Attend a workshop or event or request an observation.
  • Keep track important semester and yearly dates. Academic calendars include class registration/withdrawal dates, holidays, university closings, study weeks, and final exam weeks.
  • The UNLV bookstore is the source for researching, adopting and sharing insights about textbooks and course materials. UNLV faculty have access to a wealth of course materials, software, and instructional development as part of the Faculty Enlight community.
  • UNLV Libraries collaborate with faculty to design and deliver instruction on a wide range of concepts, skills, and topics. Contact your liaison librarian to find out how they can help your students succeed.
  • The Office of Student Conduct assists with the student conduct code and policy enforcement, serving as a resource to the campus community surrounding student conflict resolution. The extensive outreach program includes presentations addressing academic integrity and preventing academic misconduct, conflict resolution, and managing disruptive behavior.

Online Resources

  • The Office of Information Technology provides classroom technology services including equipment rentals, instruction and training, software installation, proximity card access to select rooms, and equipment security. To check-out equipment or request service, please visit the website and submit a request.
  • The Office of Online Education works closely with faculty to develop online and hybrid courses. The office provides best practice tips, guides, tools, and a suite of equipment available for use.
  • The MyUNLV support staff offers faculty support and training for the MyUNLV system. Learn about accessing class rosters, teaching schedules, grading, and more.
  • Get started with WebCampus classroom technology and materials via CANVAS instructor support. Contact the help desk for CANVAS questions and problems.
  • IT Training workshops cater to a wide range of computing needs, including Webcampus and other OIT workshops. Learn to use a range of technologies and software to support classroom endeavors.
  • View feedback from student course evaluations. This feedback can improve faculty and student experiences.

Teaching Tips

  • Faculty often come to teaching roles with strong content knowledge, but less knowledge of effective teaching practices. Follow the roadmap to part-time teaching success for an overview of how to prepare.
  • The 20-minute mentor includes videos on strategies for student-centered learning environments, student efficacy, grading, and rubrics.
  • Talking about teaching features videos that explore pedagogical connections across disciplines. Learn from master teachers through their demonstrations of pedagogy and discussions of its broader applications.
  • The Center for Teaching has prepared guides for a variety of teaching topics with summaries of best practices and links to other online resources.
  • The Learning Model framework is a collection of instructional tools created to support classroom preparation and deepen understanding of student learning experiences.