Information for Faculty: Some Useful Links

This page is a quick summary of information resources for faculty and other instructors. Follow the links for details. Resources marked with the (AU only) label are accessible only from within the campus network or through the use of a special password. Contact Information Services for details on accessing these materials.

Instructional Resources Online
moodle.aurora.edu/moodle

Moodle is AU's online learning management system. Courses are automatically created for all AU classes and are ready for instructor's use.

www.turnitin.com

AU is a licensed user of Turnitin, an online plagiarism detection tool that has a number of other features.

http://libguides.aurora.edu/databases

Phillips Library subscribes to a large collection of online databases, available to authorized users from both on and off campus.

 http://libguides.aurora.edu/ForFaculty

Phillips Library has an online guide to library resources and services specifically for faculty--from orientation classes to copyright, from reserves to interlibrary loan.

www.aurora.edu/academics/resources/learning-center

The Academic Support Center provides tutoring and other forms of assistance to students who have encountered academic difficulties.

Academic Information Sources and Tools
www.aurora.edu/academics/resources/academic-calendar.html

The Academic Calendar page contains information on important semester dates and holidays.

www.aurora.edu/classes

The Class Schedule pages contain listings by department of current and upcoming classes. These tables are updated nightly.

www.aurora.edu/academics/resources/final-exams.html

This page contains the official final exam schedule and details of the final examination policy.

WebAdvisor

Use WebAdvisor to place a requisition for textbooks for your classes through the AU bookstore. This form can also be used to communicate with Information Technology Services about special\ software required for the labs.

https://wa3.aurora.edu/WebAdvisor/WebAdvisor

WebAdvisor is the web-based interface to Datatel Colleague, AU's administrative database application. Information for faculty includes course assignments, grades, and advising lists. (Regular faculty access only.)

https://www.aurora.edu/au/faculty/gened/index.html

The General Education Homepage provides faculty and staff easy access to documents related to general education and revisions to the 2002 General Education Proposal.

University Policies
www.aurora.edu/academics/resources/code.html

The AU Code of Academic Integrity articulates university policies and procedures in case of cheating, plagiarism, and other academic transgressions.

www.aurora.edu/documents/academics/absences.pdf

Official policy on authorized absences from class (PDF).

https://www.aurora.edu/au/faculty/handbook.html

The Faculty Handbook contains university policies and procedures that apply to regular faculty. (AU only)

https://www.aurora.edu/au/faculty/handbook.html

The Part-Time Faculty Handbook contains details on policies relevant to part-time faculty and adjuncts.(AU only)

Other Computing Information
Computer Labs

This link contains information on computer labs.