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  • Introduction Instructors, the Faculty Center provides you with a single, personalized point of access to your teaching schedule, including any class and grade rosters. You can view your teaching information for the current term or look at information for other terms (if applicable). You can...
  • Use this page to enter your Class Overview, enter the link to your syllabus, view the synchronous status of your remote class and link to our textbook service.  Navigate to Faculty Home > Class Overview/Textbooks, and select a class. Only primary instructors may enter information, and only for...
  • Essential Information Navigation: From the Faculty Center, Click the Class Roster icon () for the desired class. The Faculty Center is the home page for instructors in SPIRE. Alternate menu navigation is Faculty Home > Faculty Center. Check the term: The Faculty Center displays your...
  • Download class rosters as Excel files (.csv format), then work with the information in spreadsheet format. In the SPIRE Menu, go to Faculty Home > Download Class Rosters. On the Download Class Roster page, click Select to the left of the roster you want to download. Note: You can download...
  • About Your Class and Final Exam Schedules Students and instructors, update your calendars with your class and final exam schedules! Download your class and/or final exam schedules from SPIRE, then import them into your preferred calendaring tool (e.g., Apple iCal, Google Calendar, Microsoft...
  • Use SPIRE to find out the date, time, and location of all your final exams. Final exam information is available only if: A class requires you to take a final exam. Some classes may have other requirements such as a final paper, etc. - and - The class has the final exam scheduled in...
  • Starting with summer 2020 classes, class email lists are powered by Google Groups. The process for requesting a new class email list through SPIRE will not change. Log in with your NetID and password at groups.google.com to manage your class lists. Google Groups documentation & support articles...
  • If you choose to publish your syllabi online, the best strategy is to add the file to Box and share the file with the public. Once you have uploaded your syllabus file to Box, you can share it to anyone with the link, or embed the file onto a website. This method preserves the privacy of any other...
  • FERPA Certificate Do you want to see photos on your Class Rosters in SPIRE? Class Rosters with photos are available to all instructors who complete the online FERPA quiz.  If you are an advisor and advisees have been assigned to you, you will be able to see their photos as well. Note: Photos...
  • Essential Information Navigation: From the SPIRE Menu, go to Faculty Home > Print Posted Grade Rosters. Grade rosters contain FERPA-protected information about students! Be sure to take security precautions with grade roster PDF files and printouts. Step-by-Step Instructions...
  • Moodle is a widely-used open source learning management system (LMS) used to deliver course content and host online learning activities. It offers tools for instructors to develop, deliver, and administer course materials and activities online.  For more information about Moodle, see our Moodle...
  • View Class Rosters Using SPIRE Staff with SPIRE B access, learn more about using SPIRE to view your department's class rosters. In the SPIRE Menu go to Class Rosters & Reports > View Class Rosters. On the View Class Rosters search page, the institution field value defaults to UMass...