Teaching support resources

Syllabus design

On this page we offer guidance on getting started with your syllabus, augmenting your syllabus with inclusive messaging and support resources, refining your syllabus to reach more students and additional resources. 

General resources

This page provides general resources to inform and inspire your teaching at the University of Nevada, Reno.

In addition to consulting the above website resources we encourage you to contact us to request additional information and support on any topic related to teaching, via one-on-one and group consultations & workshops on demand. Examples of topics we can help with include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Syllabus design
  • Course design / redesign
  • Curriculum design / redesign
  • Flipped instruction
  • Inclusive instruction
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Open Educational Resources (OERs) and open pedagogy
  • Supportive learning environments
  • Building community
  • Effective lectures
  • Active and collaborative learning activities
  • Engaging assessments
  • Equity in learning materials, assignments, assessments, and grading practices
  • Peer observation and mentoring
  • Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL)
  • Teaching philosophy statement
  • Teaching portfolio