Faculty Toolkit

Faculty Resources and Support

Consultation & Support

Classroom Faculty

If you would like a consultation about teaching and learning contact the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL) at CITL@usf.

Online Faculty

If you have a question or would like to schedule a consultation please email facultysupport@usf.edu. You can also connect with one of our an experts through the Digital Learning Live Support.

Faculty can also visit our Digital Learning Resources for video /PDF tutorials on Canvas, Teams, and other USF instructional technology platforms.  


Digital learning live support 

Digital Learning offers live support to faculty teaching remotely. Connect with one of our experts live via Microsoft Teams for questions related to Canvas, Teams, or any digital learning solution. To provide faculty with additional support for tropical storm Nicole, we are extending the hours of Live Support on Nov 10th. 

Connect with Digital Learning Live Support
Hours of operation on Thursday, Nov 10th: 9:00 to 5:00  
Normal hours of operation: 11:00am to 3:00pm


Comprehensive Training of Canvas Basics

This course developed by USF Innovative Education provides comprehensive training that will introduce you to the basic functions of Canvas and additional tools to create digital content.

Enroll in: Canvas Basics.

Topics include:

  • Canvas course navigation
  • Syllabus and course files
  • Canvas modules
  • Canvas content pages, assignments, discussions, and quizzes
  • Multimedia content (e.g. Canvas recorder and Kaltura)
  • Gradebook, Speedgrader, and Canvas Rubrics
  • Tools available to promote academic integrity (e.g. Turnitin and Honorlock)
  • Synchronous communication (Teams)

Innovative Education Digital Learning Faculty Resources:

For more quick reference guides, videos, and just-in-time training and workshops, visit the
Faculty Resource section on the Innovative Education, Digital Learning team's website.

Resources include:

  • Teaching with Microsoft Teams
  • Using Canvas
  • Online pedagogy
  • Academic Integrity
  • Content development tools
  • Interaction and engagement tools
  • Accessibility tools
  • and more!

USF IT Resources:

Microsoft Teams is available for all active Faculty, Staff, and Students. The below page contains critical resources and training suggestions for our Faculty and Staff to facilitate remote instruction and general productivity.