Additional Resources

Online Teaching and Learning Resources
Here are some great websites with information about teaching and learning.

Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education
by Arthur W. Chickering and Zelda F. Gamson
This paper, originally published in 1987, outlines seven principles or objectives that “good” practice in undergraduate education seeks to accomplish. This provides one of the best general frameworks for structuring a course and designing day-to-day activities.

MERLOT Pedagogy Portal
These teaching resources were compiled by MERLOT, which is a collection of free and open teaching resources and materials. The resources cover a variety of topics from lecturing and testing to group learning and critical thinking.

Basic Active Learning Strategies
Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Minnesota
This site provides a brief explanation of over twenty easy-to-use active learning strategies. They can be easily adapted for virtually any discipline or subject.

Center for Excellence in Teaching
University of Southern California
This comprehensive site provides information on a plethora of teaching topics. It covers everything from syllabus creation and classroom management to learning styles and innovative teaching methods.

Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
University of Minnesota
This site provides information about using checklists and rubrics to assess and evaluate student work. It contains information on the benefits of rubrics as well as information about how to create them.

Classroom Assessment Techniques
Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt University
This page gives an overview of Angelo and Cross’ Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs). It also provides links to other sites with additional information an information about specific CATs.