Emory's Teaching Toolkit

Emory strives to make our classrooms and campuses broadly accessible spaces in which all students can fully participate and actively learn. In this toolkit, you will have access to resources from the CFDE and across Emory that will help you learn about course development, teaching methodologies, tools, and assessment practices that promote an inclusive and equitable learning experiences for all.

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Course Development

Design & build an inclusive course

Intro to Course DesignUniversal Design PrinciplesSyllabus Resources

Teaching with Canvas

Post course materials, assignments etc.

Canvas SupportDigital Teaching ToolsAccessible Canvas Site

Teaching Strategies

Equitable, active & inclusive classes

Inclusive PedagogyActive LearningScience of Learning

Flexible Courses

Use technology to support in person, hybrid & online formats

Teaching with VideoTeaching with ZoomMoving Online

Activity Guides

Develop engaging & meaningful activities & assignments

Group WorkScaffold ActivitiesInteractive Lecturing

Equitable Assessment

Provide supportive feedback & equitable grades

Quality AssessmentsFeedback & GradingRubric Resources

Additional Resources

Librarians can help you obtain course materials and integrate information literacy into your course.

Instruction and Research Services

Materials and Resources

Get Help

Have you ever wanted to use new online tools for teaching but don’t know where to start? Emory Center for Digital Scholarship is here to help, from start to finish! Whether you need help brainstorming the best ways to integrate podcasting into your classroom or want to show off student work in a visually appealing website, we’ve got you.

Ways ECDS can support instructors:

Help brainstorming digital possibilities for assignments and projects, including:

Help integrate ECDS’s suite of tools to classroom use, including

  • Scholarblogs - Emory’s own, free instance of WordPress, used for websites and blogs
  • Open Tour Builder - ECDS’s own app for creating interactive, GPS-guided tours using Google Maps instructions on smartphones
  • Readux - ECDS’s open sources oftware platform for engaging with archival materials and collaborative annotation
  • Open World Atlanta - ECDS’s open source platform for exploring the history of Atlanta’s cities

And more!

  • Set up “office hours” for student, faculty, or staff consultation.
  • Help creating training & tutorials for digital assignments (both student- and instructor-facing).
  • Visit your class for training on digital tools.
  • Bring students to the Center for tours of available equipment, rentable spaces, and software.

Other Resources


College Writing Center

The College Writing Center services faculty and students in Emory College, Laney Graduate School, School of Nursing, and the Medical Imaging Program. Instructors are encouraged to used them to develop writing assignments, rubrics etc.. Include them on your syllabus as a support service to your students or invite them to your class for a class visit.

Oxford College Writing Center

Rollins School of Public Health

Emory School of Medicine

Candler Writing Center

In addition to providing support for Canvas and its integrated digital teaching tools, ATS offers video production services and an array of technology resources to enhance instruction and student learning.

ATS Resources:

Video Production:

  • Academic Video Production Team: collaborates with faculty to produce educational videos, such as interviews, flipped lectures, and docu-series.
  • Self-Service Production Studios: reservable spaces with high-end recording equipment for video/audio production, podcasting, and online conferencing.
  • MediaLab: post-production computer lab offering specialized software for graphic design and video/audio editing, plus instructional support for these tools.

Fabrication and Art:

  • TechLab: campus makerspace with 3D printers, laser cutters, VR headsets, soldering irons, button makers, vacuum formers, and a variety of hand and power tools.
  • ArtsLab: open visual arts studio and classroom space providing drawing, painting, and sewing supplies for students.
  • Computing Center at Cox Hall: collaborative learning space housing TechLab and ArtsLab, with multiple gallery walls dedicated to exhibiting student art.


Computer Workstations & Printing:

ATS Instructor Support:

  • Visit our Case Studies webpage for past examples of ATS’s support for instructors.
  • View the Academic Video Production Team’s portfolio page for sample video recordings.

Center for Faculty Development & Excellence

Teaching & Learning Technologies 


Workshops & Trainings