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Resources for faculty (2020/2021)

Course resources for 2020/21

Course requirements and policies for J-term 2021

Course requirements and policies for 2020-21

COVID course reminders for faculty

Classroom COVID caps

Attendance tracking instructions

FERPA and privacy reminders

2020/21 syllabus resources

General syllabus resources

Promoting academic integrity tips

Incomplete Grade Considerations

Faculty training and support

Who Do I Contact? Information on who to contact for common faculty needs. 

Pivot Pedagogy Moodle Site - This asynchronous Moodle course is designed to support faculty in designing courses for the fall grounded in strong pedagogical principles and with maximum flexibility. You will find lots here, including resources on assessment, active learning, building community, and technologies to support teaching and learning.

Kognito for Faculty & Staff - This evidence-based 45 minute training and simulation equips you with tools to recognize students in distress and connect them with the resources they need. To complete the Kognito training, create a new account at Use the enrollment key "acemployee" and launch "At Risk for Faculty and Staff." There is also a Kognito training available for students.

ITS support - For ITS-related questions and support needs, please submit work order at or email In an emergency contact ITS directly at 309-794-7293. You can also check your Google calendar for drop-in virtual office hours with ITS. 

Google Meet tip sheet - Check out this resource for information on the tools and options within Google Meet, including breakout rooms

Employee Assistance Program - This free resource for all Augustana employees provides mental  health counseling for stress, anxiety, depression, job-related distress, substance use, family concerns, and so on.

Student support resources

Learning at Augustana in 2020/21 - Information for students on how to connect with resources, tips for learning in hybrid and online courses, and how to ask for help through Starfish.

Connecting to Resources - A one-stop shop for students for information on campus resources to support them whether they are learning on campus or remotely.

Referral Guide - Printable resource with contact information for students to connect with a variety of campus resources

Kognito for Students - This evidence-based training for students prepares them to have real-life conversations with peers in distress and connect them with support. To complete the Kognito training, students can create a new account at Use the enrollment key "acstudent" and launch "At Risk for Students." You can assign this skill-building training to students in your course by talking with Bill Iavarone or Farrah Roberts

TAO Connect - This self-help resource provides a variety of mental health resources including a mindfulness library, daily practice and journaling, and mental health education modules. Everyone with an email address can sign up for this service. You can even assign educational modules in your courses like the Let Go and Be Well: ACT for General Well-Being and Resilience. Contact Bill Iavarone if you are interested in integrating this into your course.