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Techniques & Strategies Websites

Teaching Tips (University of Hawaii)
MIT Teaching and Learning Laboratory
Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence
Speaking of Teaching
How Do I . . . (DePaul University)
Just In Time Teaching Tips (University of Minnesota)

Critical Thinking

The Critical Thinking Community
Teaching for Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking as a Core Academic Skill

ADA Resources

Best Practices for Students with Special Needs
Universal Design for Learning Guidelines
How To Create Accessible Documents

Course Development

Basic Steps of Course Development (University of North Carolina)
Lectures: Enhancing the Effectiveness
(University of North Carolina)

In-Class Discussions

Leading Classroom Discussions (25 KB PDF file)
Suggestions for Leading Small-Group Discussions (Iowa State University)
Determining Prior Knowledge: What Students Know and Believe
(Iowa State University)
Problem-Based Learning (Univ. of Delaware)
Teaching Through Discussion (University of Washington)

Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education

Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education (76 KB PDF)
Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology as Lever (Arthur W. Chickering and Stephen C. Ehrmann)

Plagiarism and Academic Integrity

Quoting and Paraphrasing Sources (University of Wisconsin – Madison)
Plagiarism: What It is and How to Recognize and Avoid It (Indiana University)
Types of Plagiarism
Plagiarism Prevention at USF (SafeAssign)


Rubric Examples and Resources (Penn State)

First Day of Class

101 Ideas for a Great Start (Iowa State University)
Top 15 suggestions for the first week of class
(55 KB PDF)
The First Day of Class (Penn State)


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