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Faculty Resources


Teaching Support System Information

Class and Student Information: MyCWU is Central’s information portal. It is an important resource for managing all your work at CWU. To access the portal, find the link at the top of the CWU homepage and login with your CWU username and password. From MyCWU you can support your teaching by accessing your course schedule, class rosters, advisees, academic early alert, grades roster, and much more. These are all found under the Faculty Tab.  Information and instructions can be found on the HR website.
Course Management: Canvas  is Central’s learning management system. The link to Canvas is in your MyCWU Faculty Dashboard in the Applications box. Get online assistance with Canvas and sign up for workshops through the Office of Multimodal Learning.
Documentation of Teaching: Faculty 180 is the software used to enter and approve faculty workload plans and to document faculty work. The link to Faculty 180 is in your MyCWU Faculty Dashboard in the Applications box. See Faculty 180 Guidelines to determine the documentation required to demonstrate your teaching success.
Textbook Orders: Verba Collect is the web-based service for ordering course textbooks. Check Frequently Asked Questions for information about textbook ordering, custom publishing, and coursepacks.
Curriculum Proposals: Curriculog is Central’s electronic curriculum management system. Access Curriculog from the Applications box in MyCWU. Once in Curriculog, be sure to login. The Curriculog User’s Guide provides instructions and information.
Academic Programs and Course Descriptions: The Academic Catalog provides information on CWU courses and academic programs.

Teaching Resources

What you should know about teaching at CWU
Sample Syllabus
Typical CWU Student
Grading Policies
Use of incomplete
Grade submission
Grade changes
Types of Courses
Undergraduate Research/Individual Study
Internship/Cooperative Education
Peer Evaluation of Teaching
Honors Programs
Student Support
Useful Teaching Links
Professional Development (content coming Winter 2019)
Selected Resources on Effective Teaching


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