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.

 

Faculty Spotlight View Other Award Winners

Christopher Geiger
College of Engineering and Computer Science Christopher Geiger My teaching approach inside and outside the classroom is based on my view that an instructor, in addition to being a supplier of knowledge, is a facilitator of knowledge. In my opinion, an effective teacher should have sound fundamentals and command over the theoretical concepts as well as a broad knowledge beyon...

Carlos Valdez
College of Business Administration Carlos  Valdez I believe about teaching that it is a way to change the world. A course can be a small action but with great impact in students' lives if the course creates the appropriate learning environment where the students learn not only the theory but also how to apply it in real world scenarios. I studied communications ...

Houman Sadri
College of Sciences Houman Sadri I believe education is a tool for improving the quality of life. Education is not an end in itself, but a process. My teaching philosophy is to encourage critical thinking, innovative problem solving, practical application of theory, and tolerance of diverse ideas from an international perspective. To achieve ...