Resources for “Preparing for Your Course and for Your First Day”

Back-to-School-Week Event at the University Center for Excellence in Teaching (UCET)

University Center for Excellence in Teaching (UCET) Websites
Official UCET website
Academic Integrity topics and Judicial Affairs video
UCET website for information that may be copied and pasted to your syllabus, including Religious and Disability Accommodations as well as Academic Integrity.
Information on the UCET library books available to faculty for loan; alphabetical and categorical listing and periodic featured book

Indiana University South Bend Websites
Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct
IU South Bend Campus Emergency Information
The Writing Center at IU South Bend in the Academic Centers for Excellence
Plagiarism detection service subscribed to by IU South Bend.  To request for an account,
Instructions for using the technology in our classrooms
Call ext. 5555 if you need assistance in the classroom.
Official website for the distance learning initiative on the IU South Bend campus

IU Campus-wide Websites
Oncourse CL (course management system for collaboration and learning) website
IU students, faculty and staff get free access to’s e-learning library for various software programs such as Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite for PC and Mac users. 

Other Websites
On “The Most Important Day:  Starting Well” by Delivee L. Wright, Teaching and Learning Center of the University of Nebraska
MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) Video Resources for your first day of class