Lifelong Learning Resources

The Center for Teaching & Learning provides access to a number of lifelong learning resources for the professional development of all faculty and staff. These range in topics and delivery, and are all accessible by simply signing up using your DSU Canvas account.

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CTL has licensed video content from Magna Publications on a wide variety of topics for higher education faculty and staff, including the following:
  • Blended and Flipped Learning
  • Classroom Management
  • Course Design
  • Grading and Feedback
  • Legal Concerns
  • Online Course Design and Management
  • Online Grading and Feedback
  • Online Student Engagement
  • Specific Student Populations
  • Student Engagement
  • Teaching Strategies
  • Technology in Online Courses
  • Technology in the Classroom
These videos are categorized into 20-minute segments (Mentor Commons) and 45+-minute segments (Magna Commons). To view these video resources, click on the link below and enter your Canvas login credentials if necessary.

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We are pleased to announce that all DSU faculty and staff now have free access to a large library of elearning video resources from Hoonuit (Formerly known as Atomic Learning). This resource is licensed with Strategic Planning funds through September 2019 (our license does not currently include DSU students). Training is available on a variety of content applicable to faculty and staff in higher education, including instructional strategies, leadership, online teaching/blended learning, Canvas, and software and technology (Microsoft Office, Google, Adobe Creative Suite, and more). Access to Hoonuit training is available on and off campus using a computer or mobile device. We encourage all faculty and staff to use this great resource. See the attached file for more information about some of the offerings available. Logging In: Use your Dixie ID and password at

Introduction to Teaching at DSU

Introduction to Teaching at DSUThis 3-hour self-paced online course was developed to prepare new adjunct faculty for teaching, but is open to all faculty. In this course, you will work with a full-time faculty mentor to create a syllabus, a Canvas course shell, and a lesson plan. Successful completers earn the Introduction to Teaching at DSU digital badge. Enroll in the Introduction to Teaching at DSU Online Course

Faculty Focus eNewsletter

You can access the blog of this eNewsletter through Magna Commons. To visit on your own or to sign up for delivery of the eNewsletter, visit Enter applicable information in the box on the upper right-hand side of the screen titled "Sign up for our free newsletter!" and click "Sign up!" You will be sent an email to confirm your request for the subscription and confirm the email address. You are now signed up for the Faculty Focus e-newsletter. Enjoy!