Teaching Resources – Fall 2023 Quick Links

This short guide lists essential teaching resources for getting started in Fall 2023.

Upcoming Events

Contacting Your Class

The Registrar maintains an registrar’s instructor systems page you can use to contact your class, and which you will use for grading and other tasks. You can often access your class list and the email tool there before your D2L access is enabled. If you are having trouble seeing your course in D2L please contact your department or Academic Operations (contact info below). 

Teaching Tools & Support

MSU provides a large number of tools for teaching. You can find many of these tools on the MSU A-Z Teaching Tools list, but we have highlighted a few key tools below.

D2L Brightspace
D2L is MSU’s centrally supported learning management system.

Kaltura Mediaspace
Mediaspace is MSU’s streaming media server for uploading and streaming videos for course use.

MS365 Tools Suite
MSU provides access to the MS365 suite of tools including the full MS Office suite and a number of other tools that can be used for teaching and learning such as MS Teams, Flipgrid, and MS Bookings.

Getting Further Help

Should you need further help some resources below can help.

Schedule a teaching consultation with the CTLI for instructional support.

Contact MSU IT Teaching and Learning Group for assistance with learning to use educational technology tools on campus.

Contact the EDLI team to learn more about our upcoming programming or opportunities to think about research in your classroom.

Scott Schopieray

Dr. Scott Schopieray is the Assistant Dean for Academic and Research Technology in the College of Arts & Letters at Michigan State University. He is a core team member of the Enhanced Digital Learning Initiative (EDLI) where he focuses on institutional strategy, motivation to teach with technology, and technological structures to support digital teaching and learning. Dr. Schopieray is also Associate Director of MESH Research, a center focusing on the future of digital scholarly publishing.