Instructor Resources

Rhetoric Database

In the Rhetoric Program Instructor Database, which is housed in Compass, you will find the instructor handbook, orientation materials for new instrucrors, sample syllabi and assignments, information on technology resources, and much more. To access the Compass site, you need your netid and active directory password. If you need help with these credentials, contact the Technology Services Help Desk as directed on the site.

If you need help navigating these materials or finding something specific, please contact the Digital Literacies Coordinator.

Academic Integrity

The Rhetoric Program follows the University Code of Student Conduct for Academic Integrity and Procedure: Article 1, Part 4.

Instructors, your primary contact in the Rhetoric Program on issues of academic integrity is the Associate Director of Rhetoric. Please also consult the materials in the Plagiarism and FAIR Resources folder in the Rhetoric Database for information on reporting procedures and more.  

Students, please contact the Associate Director of Rhetoric with any questions.

Teaching Special Sections

Rhetoric 105 courses are often offered in Weston Exploration, Global Crossroads, and Unit One, which are UIUC Living-Learning Community programs. Instructors may request to teach one of these sections when filling out their staffing forms.

Resources Around Campus

You can share the Helpful Links . . . page with your students to help them navigate frequently asked questions, resources for rhetoric courses (including links to style guides, UIUC library guides, and the Writers Workshop), and resources around campus (offices for diversity, minority, and intercultural affairs, disability services, and campus bookstores).


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