Guides and Resources

Looking for some inspiration or support?  These resource guides might have just what you need.  If you don’t find what you are looking for here, contact us and we will see what we can do to help.

Welcoming Students to Inclusive Learning Spaces is a compendium of resources, strategies and approaches prepared by Julie Levin Russo, Elizabeth Williamson, and Joli Sandoz. This document offers support for creating a welcoming classroom environment as well as helpful materials for preparing syllabi and covenants. We invite you to share your suggestions for inclusion in this living document by leaving a comment in the margins.

All Learners Welcome: Resources for Designing Inclusive Learning Experiences provides a growing curation of internet resources, readings, and people that can support designing inclusive learning experiences. The Inclusion by Design – Syllabus Tool is a great place to start.

Creative Syllabus Design offers some interesting examples and resources to think about ways to make syllabi more useable and visually appealing.

Julia’s “Go-To” guide for using and creating rubrics is a good place to start when you are thinking about designing or adapting a rubric.  Check out the single-point rubric – it might change your life!

Developing Community Agreements – Two simple exercises to develop community agreements in your program or course.

Communities of Inquiry offers guidance and advice for forming faculty communities of inquiry to explore teaching practices.

Creating Accessible Materials – download these two document for advice on creating accessible Word and Powerpoint documents

  • Creating Accessible Word Documents (pdf)
  • Creating Accessible PowerPoints (pdf)

Academic Continuity in Disruptive Times has useful advice for establishing communication strategies with your students, tools to support remote teaching and more.

Visit the Washington Center’s Resource Library

The Washington Center for Improving Undergraduate Teaching has a large collection of books and journals located in Sem II E 3116.  These resources are made available for Evergreen faculty to peruse or check-out.  The library is open most days during business hours. Click here to see the titles we have available.