Teaching Effectiveness

Access to these rubrics is restricted to NMSU educators for use in their classrooms so documents on this page are password protected. When you click to download one of these rubrics, you will be prompted for your NMSU username and password.

Materials to Guide Teaching Effectiveness

The University Teaching Council has developed and adapted materials to help you gather evidence of teaching effectiveness as called for by policy from your students, other professionals, and from yourself (i.e. your own self-reflection).

The following materials are for use by NMSU educators:

Samples of Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness

This Sample of Evidence document provides examples of documenting teaching effectiveness with four forms of evidence. There are examples from several different instructors and disciplines.

Writing Across the Curriculum Materials

Beginning in the fall of 2013, as part of institutional preparation for reaffirmation of accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), NMSU launched our three-year Open Pathways Quality Initiative project that focuses on investigating student writing across the curriculum.

Therefore, the University Teaching Council has worked to create some materials to make your teaching of writing across the curriculum easier and more effective.

These materials include questions to ask yourself before you give out a new assignment, types of ungraded and informal writing assignments, managing your workload when assigning writing, and a sample writing rubric: