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Resources on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL)

    • Essays on Teaching Excellence is a series of eight short and succinct scholarly essays published by the Professional and Organizations Network in Higher Education (POD Network) on an annual basis, free of charge. The essays present innovative viewpoints on college and university instruction. Written in concise and non-technical language, and supported by research, the essays seek to assist instructors in reflecting upon and refining their practice of teaching to achieve the results they seek - students learning to the best of their abilities.
    • A peer-reviewed, international publication on effective teaching, learning, and assessment in universities and colleges.   
  • College Teaching (Routledge)
    • A peer-reviewed articles on improving student learning across all disciplines; Included in the topics this journal covers are teaching methods, educational technologies, classroom management, assessment and grading, course design, and interdisciplinary teaching.


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    • The newsletter from Tulane Technology Services -- keep up with events, training sessions, and new technology on campus
  • Wired Campus
    • Chronicle for Higher Education's blog on teaching and technology. You can sign up to receive e-mail notices with links to daily articles.
    • A critical approach to technology and its application to teaching; invites peer participation, networking, and discussion.


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Syllabus Construction Guide

  • Syllabus construction guide, with pdfs and videos -- Rutgers Center for Teaching Advancement.
    • This also includes links to other universities' guides (Cornell, Brown, Stanford).
  • Constructing a Syllabus: A Handbooks for Faculty, Teaching Assistants, and Teaching Fellows (Brown University, Sheridan Center, 2005)


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Classroom Engagement

  • Peer Instruction (PI), developed by Eric Mazur at Harvard University, offers a demonstrated method for large-scale educational change. “Turn to your neighbor” is the classic catch-phrase of Peer Instruction methodology, whereby teachers encourage students to engage with each other to develop deep subject-matter understanding, rather than sitting passively in lecture. In Turn to Your Neighbor: The Official Peer Instruction Blog, PI and flipped teaching expert and Peer Instruction Network Co-founder, Julie Schell and innovative educators from Ethiopia to New York City examine all facets of innovative teaching with a special focus on Peer Instruction.


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General Resources

    • A non-profit center for teaching and learning at colleges and universities. They make a series of research-based studies and papers on teaching and learning available for download.
  • ProfHacker
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education: A rotating group of faculty authors this regular blog on a wide range of teaching questions, offering practical advice and examples.
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