Visit Teaching in Difficult Times: 2020 Election for CNDLS resources on assessing and addressing issues with your students, as well as other resources from across campus and the higher ed world.

Preparing for a new semester always requires ideas and lots of planning, and that’s truer than ever this semester. This site provides information on training opportunities, guides, tools, templates, webinars, and pedagogical considerations to help you in the transition Get started with the options below or in the menu bar above, or by using the search bar in the upper right of the screen.

CNDLS Office Hours

CNDLS provides virtual office hours for support with tools and tips for teaching online.

Hours of operation: Monday – Friday between 9 am and 5 pm. After hours, reach us at

For information on daily office hours offered by CETS, UIS and other partners, please visit the contact page.

Tip of the Week

Looking to create opportunities for students to learn together outside class time? Consider creating a Canvas discussion board for students to self-organize into study groups, and check out these ideas for building community in virtual learning environments.

CNDLS Calendar

Visit the CNDLS calendar to learn about upcoming programs and workshops.