Designing Effective and Innovative Courses
This comprehensive tutorial centers a course around a set of overarching goals that answer the question, “What do I want my students to be able to do when they have completed the course?”
Solve a Teaching Problem
This site provides practical strategies to address teaching problems across the disciplines. These strategies are firmly grounded in educational research and learning principles.
Information about the block-buster team-based learning strategy that’s ambitious, but well worth trying after you have mastered basic group learning techniques. The site includes a 12–minute video that explains the concept of Team-Based Learning: Group Work that Works.
Develop a rubric. Rubistar maintains a great site with editable, flexible, existing rubrics for all kinds of assignments.
Enhancing STEM Education
From the Teaching Center at Washington University in St. Louis, extensive resources for incorporating evidence-based approaches, such as active-learning pedagogies and inclusive teaching, in STEM education.
Conferences on teaching and learning
Maintained by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Kennesaw State University, this site lists many North American conferences.
An electronic mailing list that distributes e-mail messages twice a week with career tips and information on issues of interest in higher education. “It’s billed as desktop faculty development,” says Dr. Reis at Stanford University. Past postings and subscription information can be viewed at this site.