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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Joanna Mishtal
College of Sciences Joanna       Mishtal Having grown up in communist Poland, my memories of school days include intimidating oral exams in front of the class, punitive pop quizzes, severe discipline, and a symbolic barrier between student and teacher. After more than 20 years in the United States, these memories remind me of the kind of teacher I do n...

Jane Waterman
College of Arts and Sciences Jane    Waterman Science is like a mystery novel; one looks for the solutions to puzzles. I try to bring science alive to my classes, to show them that science is always a work in progress and that it is exciting. I think it is important to integrate my own research into the classroom, as research and teaching are synergis...

Mathilda Van Niekerk
College of Hospitality Management Mathilda     Van Niekerk My philosophy of teaching has developed over the course of many years of teaching and industry experience in South Africa and the USA.  Looking back on my career, I have found that my mission as a teacher has always been based on the following unchanging principles: I always want to ensure that my students un...