Teaching and Learning Resources

Classroom Management - resources for student interactions, policies, and information for non-native speakers.

Course Design - resources and worksheets on desiging a course with an eye toward program integration, defined goals, measurable objectives, and aligned assessments.

Instructional Strategies - an overview of different methods and modes of instructions, including tips on effective lecturing, collaboration, and active learning.

Learning Environments - the context and environment around you matter greatly for our teaching methods and student learning. This section investigates different scenarios, including large classes, online teaching strategies and pedagogy, service-learning, and international connections.

Selected Pedagogies - helpful tips on creating and maintaining a productive classroom atmosphere and learning environment.


Diversity and Inclusion - information about managing your environment and suggestions for setting a proper tone for students.

Accessibility - list of resources to support faculty in creating accessible course material.

Teaching Books in Print - listing of books about teaching in higher education, as well as books that target how to teach in specific disciplines.

Technology - list of web resources that promote best practices in teaching with technologies.

Our Library - listing of books and other scholarly materials at the Faculty Center library, featuring information on content and current availability.


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Tosha Dupras
College of Sciences Tosha  Dupras The goal of my teaching, and center of my teaching philosophy, is active learning. One of my ultimate objectives in teaching is to facilitate learning by helping students to gain the necessary skills to take control of and become active participants in their own learning. I truly believe that knowledge gained thro...

Dennis Filler
College of Engineering & Computer Science Dennis Filler Since the Industrial Revolution U.S. universities have been producing assembly-line engineers, technically astute but weak in management skills. Traditionally, engineers have not been good managers and business owners. Then, in the late 1970s, academic decision makers decided that engineering schools should progre...

Rani Vajravelu
College of Sciences Rani Vajravelu My teaching philosophy is to provide the best pedagogical experience that opens avenues for life-long learning. I help students to develop an appreciation for the course content which will prepare them for the work force and real world situations. I strongly believe that high quality education also can be cost...