Faculty Development Centers
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- Instructional Development, University of California at Santa Barbara
- The Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, University of British Columbia, Canada
World -The Educator's Best Friend
Education World's goal is to make it easy for educators to integrate the Internet into the classroom. Also a good source of educational news.
Teaching: The Carolina Colloquy's Electronic Journal of University Teaching
Effective Teaching: Peer reviewed Articles and their Abstracts
Ready to Teach - Resources for Teaching Assistants
A compilation of sites useful for those preparing to teach.
of Iowa: Center for Teaching
Tools to Use, Things to Read
- University of Massachusetts
at Amherst: Center for Teaching
a Teaching Portfolio (PDF)
"This publication...can assist faculty and teaching assistants in the important process of documenting teaching practices."
- Preparing a Teaching Portfolio (PDF)
of Michigan: Center for Research on Learning and Teaching
Strategies & Disciplinary Resources
The purpose of these pages is to assist faculty and graduate student instructors (GSIs) in their teaching by providing online teaching strategies and resources.
- Teaching Strategies & Disciplinary Resources
- Michigan State
University: Teaching Assistant Programs
"To improve graduate student professional development and undergraduate instruction, Michigan State University's Teaching Assistant Program (TAP) provides a wide variety of resources and services in support of the teaching and learning development of all MSU teaching assistants (TAs). On this website you will find a list of services offered by the TA program, as well as resources gathered from around the web."
of Minnesota's Center for Teaching and Learning Services
Teaching support from the University of Minnesota.
- University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Center for Teaching and Learning
Supports excellence in teaching at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
University: Searle Center for Teaching Excellence
"The Center promotes an ongoing discussion about teaching and learning matters, striving both to facilitate that conversation and to contribute to it intellectually.
- Oxford Centre for
Staff and Learning Development
"The Centre brings together the staff development and teaching support functions."
- Penn State University:
Schreyer Institute For Teaching Excellence
"The Schreyer Institute For Teaching Excellence is dedicated to enhancing undergraduate education at Penn State by working collaboratively with those who are charged with the responsibility of teaching here--including faculty, instructors, teaching assistants, departments, colleges, and campuses."
- Portland State
University: Center for Academic Excellence
"The Teaching and Learning Excellence group has many different projects to improve student outcomes and enhance faculty scholarship."
University: Faculty Development Center
A Collection of Teaching Resources
- University of Southern
California: Center for Excellence in Teaching
"The Center for Excellence in Teaching [CET] is committed to improving the undergraduate teaching and learning environment at the University of Southern California."
- University of Texas:
Center for Teaching Effectiveness
"The Center provides both basic and advanced information about the teaching/learning process through an array of formats, including group seminars , classes, self-study materials and individual consultation on specific questions."
- University of Virginia:
Teaching Resource Center
The TRC supports, guides, and catal yzes effective teaching at the University of Virginia.
- University of Washington:
Center for Instructional Development and Research
"CIDR assists faculty, teaching assistants, departments/units, and administrators with teaching and learning challenges as the UW moves into the 21st Century."