Brandeis International Business School

Teaching, Learning & Research Support

Important Updates and Links

  • Center for Teaching and Learning
    The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) supports the teaching success of all members of the Brandeis community.  Visit their webpage for up-to-date information that may help with your teaching needs.
  • Learn LATTE Course 
    Includes detailed steps course setup, managing course participants, adding learning resources, adding learning activities, organizing the learning experience, assessing student learning, student communications, grading, the gradebook, and resources for online classes.
  • ADA compliance using Zoom
    Zoom offers ADA compliance options including closed captioning, automatic transcripts, keyboard accessibility and screen reader support. These services require additional setup. If you have a student or are a faculty member who requires one of these options, please contacts the Help Desk at globaltechnology@brandeis.edu

Research Support

The links below will take you to various research support options at Brandeis.

  • Business & Economics Guide
    University and school resources to assist with research and other areas of instruction and learning
  • Archer & Odin Research Servers at the Business School
    Linux research servers hosting Matlab Multicore, STATA MP, Python, R and more. To learn more, click the link to submit a request to the International Business School Technology Office.
  • Factset (New)
    Factset allows users to analyze companies, portfolios, markets, and economies by accessing data and analytics on global financial and economics markets and companies.  The system includes financial data on 70,000+ public and private companies worldwide and about 2,000 historical financial metrics for over 70 countries and integrates real-time global news and quotes into the FactSet desktop application.  Please click the link above to sign up for your Factset account (using your @brandeis.edu email address)!
  • High Power Computing Cluster (HPCC)
  • Bloomberg Remote Access
    We have designed a new system for accessing Bloomberg remotely using the Brandeis VPN and Remote Desktop (Windows/Mac).  Due to the limited number of terminals, all requests to gain access for remote sessions should be sent to globaltechnology@brandeis.edu
  • Qualtrics
    Qualtrics is a robust online survey tool for research or information-gathering needs. It can be used by anyone at Brandeis to perform detailed polls and much more. 
  • Workshops at the International Business SchoolThis link is primarily meant for students, however faculty are more than welcome to review the content, join virtual workshops and even schedule office hours for assistance!  If you are unable to access this LATTE course, please email globaltechnology@brandeis.edu
  • Library Workshops
    Citation management, research strategies, data analysis and management, GIS, software for quantitative and qualitative analysis, primary sources, subject-specific resources, media production, 3D printing, soldering and more
  • Other research support options
    Archives and Special Collections, Digital Creation Services, Data Services and more.

Learning and Assessment

Supporting learning
For each course you teach this semester, both undergraduate and graduate, please think about the following:
  • What the topics are for the rest of the term
  • How grading schemes may change
  • How the final exam will be administered if face-to-face exams are not permitted
  • Anything else relevant for your course

Actions (per course)

Completing the assessment

Managing grades:
Please upload all of your grades to your Latte page. This will facilitate transferring your duties and records should that become necessary. Importing Excel grade sheets into the Latte GRADEBOOK is straightforward. See Import/Export Grades in Latte

Actions (per course):

  • Make sure your grades are up to date right now.
  • Get your current grades into Latte.

Managing Final Exams: