Ensuring Access to Programs, Services, or Activities

September 24, 2020

In this live webinar, Office of Civil Rights presenters Michael Shay, Rachel Phillips-Cox, and Daniel Kowalski will provide a general overview on academic adjustments and auxiliary aids and services, physical access and web access.

Teaching and Supporting Students In-Person and Remote

Join us for one or more of 40 events from Sept. 8–25, designed to help you make the most of the resources available and support students both in-person and remotely.

Video: Mines faculty climb together!

Mines faculty have achieved amazing feats despite COVID-19, watch the video to find out more!

Fall 2020 Assessment Considerations

Looking for assistance designing your fall assessments? 

Fall 2020 Teaching Policies and Recommendations

Mines has released two guiding documents to assist faculty with Fall 2020 teaching. 

New Teaching Resources Available

We are designing and curating new teaching resources for faculty in an accessible online format. Check out the new resources page and let us know what you find most helpful. 

Mines Syllabus Template Update

The Mines Syllabus Template has been updated to include the Oredigger Promise – language committing to shared practices to stop the spread of COVID-19 on campus. Please download the new template and incorporate the new language into your courses.


Black Lives Matter

The Trefny Center affirms that Black Lives Matter

Creating assignments in Canvas

How do you set up online assignments and discussions for students in your online build? See our 2 page job aid to get you started. For more resources, see the Canvas Continuity Course. 

Quizzes and Tests During Online Delivery

Does moving your quizzes and tests online feel like a moving target? We’ve put together a job-aid to get you started. Visit the Canvas Continuity Course for more resources.

10 tips for engaging students online

Feeling like your students aren’t ‘there’ when teaching synchronous classes online? 

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