Teaching Resources and Strategies
Teaching research articles by Baron Perlman and Lee I. McCann at the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh. Topics include: Concerns About Teaching at Professional Conferences; Student Perspectives on Grade Changes from Test to Test; Instructor Evaluations of Introductory Psychology Teaching Techniques; What We Need to Know About Teaching and Teachers; Entrepreneurship in Public Colleges and Universities; Student's Classroom Experiences as Guides for Better Teaching; Student Perspectives on the First Day of Class; Students' Pet Peeves About Teaching; New Faculty Want to Teach; and more.
An extensive listing of books and resources on teaching, with annotations. List prepared by Baron Perlman and Lee McCann, University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh. Download in PDF or Word Document
An extensive listing of books and resources on teaching, with annotations. List prepared by Baron Perlman and Lee McCann, University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh. Website Access
A composite of resources for teachers in many subject areas -- arts english, math, science, social studies, health and Physical Education, technology, languages and many more.
The Character Education Partnership (CEP) is a nonpartisan coalition of organizations and individuals dedicated to developing moral character and civic virtue in our nation's youth as one means of creating a more compassionate and responsible society. The site outlines the eleven principles, and many resources for how educators and parents can incorporate character building in educational programs.
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington Center for Teaching Excellence's electronic journal on teaching and learning.
Free resources for teaching, sponsored by many federal agencies. Subjects include: arts, educational technology, foreign languages and more.
A site on teaching and learning by Baron Perlman and Lee McCann. Includes research on teaching, annotated bibliography on teaching, book synopsis and more.
The alliance focuses on what works in college teaching.
The Journal on Excellence in College Teaching is a peer- reviewed journal published by and for faculty at universities and two- and four-year colleges to increase:
interest in and enthusiasm for the profession of college teaching
communication among faculty about their classroom experiences
student learning through effective teaching.
The Journal provides a scholarly, written forum for discussion by faculty about all areas affecting teaching and learning, and gives faculty the opportunity to share proven, innovative pedagogies and thoughtful, inspirational insights about teaching.
This site contains primary source documents, suggested activities, and curriculum plans for all student levels.
A list of references on reflective teaching including definitions, dilemmas, reflection and effectiveness.
Resources on a variety of topics at Carnegie Mellon University.
Northwestern University, Searle Center for Teaching Excellence site on a set of critical guiding questions to aid in course development.
The site features content from 16 Smithsonian museums, the National Zoo, and the Smithssonian's research centers. Site is subdivided into areas for educators, families and students. Lesson plans are available in art and design, science and technology, history and culture, language arts, and idea labs. Produced by the Center for Education and Museum Studies.
A compendium of teaching resources and suggestions for effective teaching. Topics include: being well prepared, explaining clearly, emphasizing conceptual understanding, summarizing major points, encouraging class discussion, being accessible outside of class, motivating students' best work, and much more.
Online reprints from the published official newsletter of APS on tips for teaching. Includes such topics as: Managing teaching loads; encouraging student attendance; Using Outside Speakers, Developing Course Portfolios; Grading; and much more.
A framework for reflection in teaching which is an inquiry approach that emphasizes an ethic of caring, a constructivist approach to teaching, and creative problem solving.
A network of resources for secondary school teachers.
A teaching tips article by Patricia Mullins on the advantages of having speakers in the classroom and strategies for using them effectively.