Instructional Web Resources
- The Center
for Critical Thinking
The Center for Critical Thinking conducts advanced research and disseminates
information about the theory and practice of critical thinking.
- The Chronicle of Higher
"The Chronicle is the No. 1 news source for college and university
faculty members and administrators."
The Education CONSUMER GUIDES series is produced by the Office of
Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) of the U.S. Department of Education.
- Cooperative Learning
Center staff develop and refine theory and (a) cooperative, competitive,
and individualistic efforts and (b) conflict resolution. Staff are engaged
in programmatic, long-term research to validate the theories.
"DiversityWeb links Colleges and Universities that are worki ng to
engage the diversity of United States society in educational mission, campus
climate, curriculum focus and connections with the larger society."
"The mission of EDUCAUSE is to help shape and enable transformational
change in higher education through the introduction, use, and management of
information resources and technologies in teaching, learning, scholarship,
research, and institutional management."
"Enhancement Courses are non-classroom, self-directed courses for
teachers, administrators, or any person whose professional and/or salary advancement
is achieved with professional growth credit."
Teaching to Learning: Part III. Lectures and Approaches to Active Learning
In this paper we first explore some of the practical issues related
to active learning. We then discuss ways in which the instructor can improve
upon the lecture in order to increase student learning and activity within
that educational format.
"Our mission is to inform educators about the challenges that they
will face in a changing world and steps they can take to meet these challenges."
- National Teaching and
"The National Teaching & Learning Forum on-line edition -- like
the printed version -- offers subscribers stimulating insight from colleagues
eager to share new ways of helping students reach the highest levels of learning."
- Problem-Based Learning
at the University of Delaware
Problem-Based Learning helps students develop the ability to think
critically, analyze problems, and find and use appropriate learning resources...
- San Francisco State
University: Instructional Technologies
"The program is directed toward the education of professionals in
the design and production of instructional programs and materials.
Societies Project World Wide Web Index
An index of links to other scholarly societies.
- Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence
"To promote partnerships among students, staff, and faculty to design
and engage in problem-focused, problem-framing learning experiences that foster
inquiry, initiative, and team work."
Includes a NASA Regional Teacher Resource Center, links, instructional
materials, and more.