Alert Your Advisees: Sample Email from Math (courtesy Becky Metcalfe, Math)
Know 77 Frequently Asked Questions (2 page survey pdf): Sample from Math (courtesy Becky Metcalfe, Math)
Point Students to Frequently Used Forms (courtesy Becky Metcalfe, Math)
Carnegie Mellon's useful "Solve a Teaching Problem" resource
Finks 12-step guide to designing courses (brief pdf version)
Visually Graphic Syllabus: Illustrated Summary Article (Chronicle)
Varying one's teaching modes or "styles" by using more than simply text or lecture alone can help everyone learn better, not to adapt to every student's personal preference, but because all learners access information, and think, better through multiple channels and modes.
Beautifully visual yet rigorous, each unexpectedly from in many ways "technical" areas.
Videos & other resources from University of Michigan's historic Center for Research in Teaching & Learning
Resources from Vanderbilt University's Center for Teaching
Grading to Save Time (2-page PDF)
Find ways to hold students to high expectations, to feel each accomplishment mattered. Yet clarify just what the bar looks like and allow options to accommodate students' real world needs. See esp. on p. 2:
- Make your own rubric online (rubistar)- 15 VALUEs rubrics for critical thinking, oral communication, etc.
Last Modified: March 21, 2013