Resources & Handouts

Syllabus Construction

Syllabus design handout

Universal Design

Syllabus queries (a checklist of questions to use when editing your syllabus)

Learning Goals handout_F16

Sample Policy Language – The link takes you to a document that contains samples have been provided by  various Bates offices for you to consider as you prepare the policy statements section of your syllabuses:

  • Academic Integrity Statement (the college policy is set forth here: Bates College Academic Integrity Policy and Processes)
  • Classroom Community and Professionalism
  • Classroom Comportment
  • Attendance
  • Writing and Speaking Assistance
  • Non-Discrimination and Title IX
  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Disabilities and Accommodations
  • Course Content Statement (triggers)
  • Pronoun Usage (gender)

Information & Library Services

ILS resources

ILS for Faculty


Collaborative Learning Techniques

Creating an Inclusive Classroom

Technology for College Students (a list of useful apps – profs might like them too!)

Office of Accessible Education

The Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain

Student Affairs

Student Affairs Summary (08.22.16)

Green Dot

final revised Green Dot Handout for Faculty (2) copy



PART – Prevention.Action.Response.Team

What You Need to Know About PART (Prevention.Action.Response.Team)

Su Langdon, Program Coordinator

Mission:   We believe we can improve the safety, health, and well being of our campus community through innovative community-wide initiatives that proactively prevent and effectively respond to gender-based violence.  As a campus-wide multidisciplinary team working in collaboration with community partners, we are dedicated both to empowering all community members to take action and to fostering a sense of responsibility for others.

PARTnering with Academics~

  •  PARTnered Courses: Fall 2017 pilot, recruit for Winter semester courses in October
  •     Do Not Cancel/Invite Us Into Class– guest speakers/programming available
  •     Online Repository (still in development– hopefully out by beginning of semester!)
  •     Book Club: Lisa Wade’s American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus [25-min podcast here]

Green Dot Bystander Intervention~

  •      All FYs get 90 min overview on Wed Aug 30th of Orientation (as did classes of 2019 & 2020)~ feel free

to talk it up with them…especially if you’ve already gone through the training

  •      2-hour Faculty/Staff Trainings this fall [sign up via link]:
  •   Mon Sept 18th 10am-noon
  •   Tue Oct 10th 4:15-6:15 (faculty-focused)
  •   Tue Nov 7th 10am-noon (this one is currently not listed…will be added soon!)
  •   Green Dot Week~ Oct 9-15th~ wear your Green Dot t-shirt/pin, attend Green Dot dinner (W, 11th)


  •     Do Your PART table topper + script for first meetings with your FYs
  •      stay tuned for other requests!  Faculty, especially FYS instructors for FYs,  are important messengers

Campus-wide Events~

  •     Dr Richard Gelles ’68, Domestic Violence visit~ talk + panel Thur Oct 26th 4:15pm

****available for class visits and student meetings

 Leadership + Mentorship~ a few working groups need faculty members

FMI contact

Su Langdon, Program Coordinator for Campus Grant to Reduce Sexual Violence;

Gwen Lexow, Title IX Coordinator;


This project was supported by Grant No. 2015-WA-AX-0013 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this work are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Bates Reach

Faculty Quick Start Guide Brochure

Faculty Quick Start Guide to Configuring your BatesReach Profile

Faculty Quick Start Guide to Configuring your BatesReach Office Hours

Faculty Quick Start Guide to Configuring your BatesReach to Raise Concerns (Flags)

Faculty Quick Start Guide to Syncing your Google and BatesReach Calendar

Faculty Quick Start Guide to Progress Surveys

Faculty Quick Start Guide to Creating a To-Do

 First Year Seminars

FYS 2017 May training