Office of Digital Learning & Innovation (DLI)

Instructional Resources

Resources for effective pedagogy regarding the use of technology and other instructional support pages developed by the Office of Digital Learning & Innovation (DLI) are listed below. For comments or other inquiries on instructional resources, contact DLI via e-mail at

Copyright and Licensing

A basic guide to copyright and using others' work legally. Information on Creative Commons, public domain material, and other licenses.

Content Repositories

Links to online course learning materials, images, and other media. Many of theses  resources are copyright-free.

Free and Discounted Academic Software

Links to free software that have been found useful for instructors and students as well as resources on accessing discounted academic softwares.

Instructional Continuity

Information for instructors on how to continue class in the case of a disruption beyond control (e.g., a pandemic or extreme weather).


Resources for instructors on what rubrics are and how to design and use them.


Information and resources to prevent and identify plagiarism. Contains links to university policies, citation tools, articles, and software recommendations.

Additional Links

Provides both on and off campus resources for technology in higher education including: technology in higher education organizations, blogs and publications, and grants and scholarships.