Additional Resources

Additional Resources

College Resources

In Campus Portals


  • Login using your credentials
  • Syllabus template
  • Faculty Development Funds Request Form
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Inside Higher Ed
  • MPR: On Campus Blog

DCTC Faculty & Staff Intranet

  • Login using your DCTC StarID credentials
  • DCTC email
  • Minnesota State StarID
  • E-Services
  • IT Help Desk
  • DCTC Bookstore
  • DCTC Library
  • DCTC Staff and Faculty Portal

System Resources

Our System Office’s Academic and Student Affairs division provides several systemwide professional and instructional development programming options available to Minnesota State faculty through a Faculty Development SharePoint Site. Login using your credentials.

Other Resources

Establishing Teaching Presence 

Unlike face-to-face teaching that depends on physical presence and teacher immediacy, teaching presence in online education depends on course design and organization, facilitation of online discourse, and well-focused direct instruction.