Faculty-submitted resources for your class

Discover helpful activities, teaching practices, and other methods shared by SFU faculty and instructional staff to bring conditions for well-being to life in your own learning environment.


Resources for "personal development"

  • 8 Ways to Build Resilience
    This series of videos, presented by the Health Peers, is based on Health Promotion content found in Bouncing Forward Resilience Course. Students can learn about the 6 building blocks of cultivating resilience and follow along with the activities demonstrated in each of the videos. Consider sharing these with students or schedule them as part of your classes, lectures, seminars, labs, tutorials, etc.

  • Group-generated Study Guide
    Use this group-generated study guide assignment to encourage students to work effectively in teams while building professional skills.

  • Informational Interview Assignment
    Try this informational interview assignment, created by Tara Immell, to help students build connections and navigate job uncertainty.

  • Involvement Opportunities
    Let your students know about ways they can get involved at SFU, such as SFU's Peer Education programs, Passport to Leadership, Peer Mentorship and more. These opportunities help students develop new skills, gain confidence, learn about leadership and how to prepare for the workforce, and build their social connections, all of which impact their overall well-being.

  • Practices that support student well-being in remote (or in-person) settings
    Atousa Hajshirmohammadi spends 5-10 minutes of each class to introduce tools and topics related to well-being. Explore a variety of ways to show students that you care and support their well-being and success in learning

  • Reality Check Reflection Tool
    Use this reality check reflection tool, to encourage students to think about their values and abilities.

  • The “Work-window” Time Management Method for Individual and Group Assignments
    This resource shares a holistic approach to teaching that support student success and well-being by incorporating a strategic time management technique called the “work-window”.

  • Using Digital Tools to Support Student Engagement, Collaboration, and Well-being
    This resource offers ideas on digital tools and strategies that instructors and students can use to increase student engagement and facilitate collaboration.