Resources for Faculty

This page has been created for the convenience of faculty in the Department of Comparative Religion. Some links require faculty to sign in with their Miami UniqueID; those links will work only for members of this department's faculty.

Faculty: Find what you're looking for alphabetically. There are some redundant entries, to give you more than one path to the information you seek.


AMAZON: How to place orders with the department P-card.

CALENDAR: To see your Miami Google calendar. To see the department calendar, click "Other calendars," then "Religion @ Miami University."

CANVAS HELP: Training sessions, videos, and written guides.

CLASSROOM SAFETY: Who to call for help.

COURSE LIST LOOK-UP: To see what courses are being offered--or were offered--in a particular semester.

COURSE SCHEDULING WORKSHEET: Fill in this Google doc with your preferred time-blocks for teaching in the upcoming semester.

DROPS: Use your photo roster, at MyMiami, to drop a student from a course. Do not use the old 8.5 x 5.5 add-drop form.

FILESHARING:

  • Use Google Drive to share files with other department faculty or staff.
  • Use Filelocker to share extremely large files with anyone.

FORCE-ADDS: The new force-add form that was implemented in Fall 2014. Do not use the old 8.5 x 5.5 add-drop form.

G DRIVE: A.k.a., the shared drive. Here are instructions for how to access it on a Mac.

GENERAL BULLETIN: The official source for major/minor requirements, course descriptions, etc.

GOOGLE CALENDAR: To see the department calendar, click "Other calendars," then "Religion @ Miami University."

GOOGLE DRIVE: To upload or view documents shared among department faculty and staff.

IT HELP: For all your technology issues, classroom or office.

MINUTES: Notes from faculty meetings, including meetings about special projects (like the Howe Writing Center grant).

MULTIPLE MIAMI ACCOUNTS: How to log in to more than one MiamiOH email account at a time.

P-CARD: How to place orders with it--and when not to use it.

PAYROLL: Info from Academic Personnel, including the payroll schedule.

PLAGIARISM: Definitions and procedures (Student Handbook 1.5).

POLICY LIBRARY: All Miami policies and procedures, in one convenient website.

SEMESTER TIME-BLOCK WORKSHEET: Fill in this Google doc with your preferred time-blocks for teaching in the upcoming semester.

SHARED DRIVE: A.k.a., the G drive. Here are instructions for how to access it on a Mac.

STUDENT WELL-BEING: Who to call for help.

SURVEYS: Qualtrics, a free service that you or your students can use to create online surveys.

TECHNOLOGY: To get help for all your technology issues, classroom or office.

TEXTBOOK REQUEST FORM: Fill out a separate copy of the form for each book you order. IMPORTANT: Once the form opens in your online Google viewer, you will need to download it to your computer before you can fill in the text boxes.

TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENTS: What the Program Associate needs from you.