Do you have 20 minutes to learn:

  • How to Minimize Cheating in the Classroom?
  • How to Reduce Student Apathy and Increase Motivation?
  • How to Make the Activities in Your Course More Inclusive?
  • How to use Technology to Improve Learning?
  • How to use Twitter to Improve Teaching & Learning?

Take advantage of the Office of Teaching & Learning’s 20-Minute Mentor Commons subscription!

About 20-Minute Mentor Commons

As a member of our campus community this online resource from Magna Publications is available at no cost to you. 20-Minute Mentor Commons offers on-demand versions of their popular 20-Minute Mentor programs, covering a broad range of topics. Most videos include a note taking guide, supplemental PDF, and a transcript.

How do I get started?

There are two ways to access the 20-Minute Mentor Videos and Supplemental Resources:

  1. 20-Minute Mentor Canvas Course – Log into Canvas and follow the instructions on the home page. Email if you have problems.
  2. Request an account by emailing We will email you instructions and a link to the activation code.

Teaching Professor Newsletter

In addition, the OTL has a campus subscription to the Teaching Professor Newsletter, an 8-page document published 10 times per year with articles containing ideas and inspiration about current teaching issues.

If you’d like to join a list to receive copies of electronic newsletters as they are published, send an email to

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