Employee Information

Professional Development
In collaboration with their supervisors, faculty and staff are encouraged to take advantage of professional development opportunities available to them through OSUIT and from numerous external entities. Learn more about the professional development guidelines, resources and how to document these hours.

Online Classroom Use Expectations
OSUIT expects all instructors to utilize the Online Classroom in order to increase student success, engagement, and retention. Learn more about the tools expected to be implemented with Traditional (TRAD), Blended (BL), Hybrid (HY), and/or Online (WEB) delivery methods.

Academic Impressions
Academic Impressions is a service OSUIT subscribes to that gives any employee access to a variety of professional development tools for higher education faculty and staff.

How to Report Semester Grades
Semester grades are due by the second business day following each semester's graduation. Download the instructions for entering semester grades in Web for Faculty.
How to use Attendance Tracker
Download the instructions on how to record attendance using Attendance Tracker.

Syllabi Documentation

On-Campus Common Syllabus - Template
This Word document serves as a syllabus template for an on-campus course. Download this document and update with your course information.

Online Common Syllabus - Template
This Word document serves as a syllabus template for an online course. Download this document and update with your course information.

Common Syllabus Guidelines
These guidelines will help you fill out the template properly, ensure your document is ADA compliant, and upload it to the Online Classroom (Brightspace).
New Section Examples
In order to assist instructors in the achievement of Quality Matters course certification, two new sections were added to the common syllabus. The following are some examples of what instructors may create in those two sections (Course Purpose and Recommended Student Competencies/Skills).
Syllabus Attachment 2018-2019
This document provides students with information about resources available to them that might help them with their coursework and retention. The Syllabus Attachment should be provided to your students in one or more of the following methods:

  1. Upload the pdf to your Online Classroom (Brightspace).
  2. Add the link to your Online Classroom (Brightspace).
  3. Direct students to the link found near the end of the common syllabus.
  4. Disseminate a paper copy (least preferred method).
Create a PDF from a Word document
Ideally, the final version of your syllabus should be in PDF form. This document provides instructions on how to convert a Word document into a PDF document.

When complete, upload your syllabus PDF to http://go.osuit.edu/employees/syllabus_management and your Online Classroom (Brightspace) prior to the start of each course.