IT Connect provides a variety of tools and information to aid in instructing students. From managing a course online, to recording a lecture or creating surveys, there is a tool to help you. Check out the full range of options available here.
All faculty are strongly encouraged to use the online course management system Canvas. This resource can help you easily publish course material, quickly grade assignments, and conveniently communicate and collaborate with students. Canvas also now has a web access checker to ensure that your web content is accessible for all.
Canvas is also a great tool to use when your class can’t meet up. IT Connect provides a great page outlining all the features that can be utilized when your class can’t meet in person.
The Office for the Advancement of Engineering Teaching & Learning (ET&L) is a great resource who can provide one-on-one instructional consultation, mid-quarter assessments and in-class presentations.
The Center for Teaching and Learning has excellent resources and insight for instructors at the University of Washington. Ranging in topics from preparing to teach, to accessing and improving your teaching, this center can also provide one on consultations for instructors.
Online course evaluations are done at the end of each quarter by the Instructional Assessment System. The academic program coordinator will set up assessments based on your preference. You are also welcome to set up your own online assessment and can read more about the course evaluations here.
The department values the mentoring that faculty provide for our undergraduate and graduate students. The UW Graduate School provides a nice resource which is helpful even for a seasoned mentor-Mentoring: A Guide for Faculty. Though it is geared towards mentoring graduate students, much of the information is applicable for mentoring all students.