This resource provides suggestions for effective communication with students to advance your teaching goals and to help maintain work-life balance and wellbeing for both instructors and students. It lists an array of options for communicating with students and identifies campus resources available to faculty when communications require intervention.
A brief introduction to mindfulness including examples of contemplative pedagogical practices that can be incorporated into courses to support student learning and wellbeing. Created in collaboration with Mindful USC.
A panel discussion on strategies to engage students with appropriate support services at USC. Hear from Patrick Prince, Associate Vice Provost for Threat Assessment and Management, Lynette Merriman, Associate Vice Provost for Campus Support and Intervention, and Naddia Palacios, Assistant Vice Provost for Student Affairs, Student Equity and Inclusion, about how their resources and programs support USC faculty and students.
This resource provides tips and considerations for instructors to reduce grading workload, improve efficiency, and attend to their own wellbeing, particularly at the end of a semester, by revising course design, assignments, or teaching practices.
A Guidebook prepared by the Campus Coordinated Response Team on Trauma-Informed, Culturally Sensitive and Inclusive Teaching for LGBTQ+ Students at USC.
This document is a job aid to assist TAs with supporting students who may be in the following situations. For each situation, required or recommended actions are specified.
This resource is your step-by-step guide to begin a conversation with the student in a way that shows you care. You don’t need to be a therapist, but you can be kind and supportive while maintaining appropriate boundaries.
This document is a job aid to assist faculty, including online faculty, with supporting students who may be in the following situations. For each situation, required or recommended actions are specified.