"Two heads are better than one" as the old adage goes. Likewise, many of the most successful educational endeavors are collaborative efforts. You don't have to work alone and you need not reinvent the wheel; there are resources available to help you prepare for success as an instructor. Here is a list of offices and services at NDSU that can assist you with your teaching and research needs.
NDSU Office of Teaching and Learning
The designated provider of course material information for NDSU students. By law, the NDSU Bookstore is required to provide information on the courses offered and what materials will be used. Faculty must submit a list of all textbooks and materials required for their course, even if no textbooks are required. Course material expenses can be reduced for students when books and materials requests are turned in at least 8 weeks prior to the start of the semester. Items available through the NDSU Bookstore include:
- Textbooks/Course Materials,
- Faculty Commencement Attire,
- NDSU Branded Apparel and Gifts, and
Phone: 1-800-428-8309 (toll-free)
NDSU Center for Writers
Provides free, one-on-one writing consultations for members of the NDSU community who seek to improve their writing skills. For assistance with long personal documents (such as novels), we can provide a list of editors-for-hire.
- Pedagogical Resources
- Avoiding Plagiarism
- Writing Across The Curriculum
- Guidelines On The Teaching of Writing
NDSU Disability Services
Find information about ethical and legal implications for college instructors, and also practical tips for a proactive approach to preparing and delivering course curriculum, information, and materials in the Youtube era. Faculty and staff may find the following links to be useful resources in working with students who have a disability:
- Pointers for Faculty/Instructors,
- Instructor Handbook,
- Information for Teaching Students Who Are Deaf or Hearing Impaired,
- Creating Accessible Content,
- Common Request Procedures, and
- Universal Design for Instruction.
Phone: 701-231-8463; ND Relay 800-366-6888
NDSU Graduate Center for Writers
Our Graduate Center for Writers (GCFW) aims to help graduate students, as well as faculty and staff, to become more successful writers. Our consultants are expert writers who have extensive experience reading and reviewing a wide range of literature by writers at all levels of proficiency.
NDSU Instructional Services
Supports instructors in effective and innovative use of technology in the learning environment. Instructional services provides support and training for:
- SMART Interactive Technologies,
- Multimedia Tools,
- Video and Web Conferencing,
- Personal Response System Clickers,
- Social Computing,
- Respondus LockDown Browser,
- Faculty Software,
- Statistical Consulting, and
- OMR Test Scoring System.
Phone: 231-8685, Option 1
NDSU Libraries - Faculty Information
The NDSU Libraries support the teaching and learning of the NDSU community by providing resources and services to all students, faculty and staff. Subject librarians are available for each discipline to help you, provide instruction for your courses using NDSU resources, and to work directly with students.
NDSU Office of Institutional Research and Analysis
This office is a reliable source for authoritative information about the institution to serve both academic and administrative functions.
NDSU Registration and Records - Faculty Information
Offers information and tutorials on a variety of teaching related topics including: grade reporting, Campus Connection help pages, course scheduling guidelines, FERPA, final exams, forms, data reports, and student statistics.
Phone: 701-231-7981; 1-800-608-6378 (toll-free)