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Accessible Syllabus

This website from Tulane University contains a number of resources related to syllabus accessibility, including: ideas for using images ways to make text more accessible in your syllabus rhetoric that makes for a more accessible syllabus policy considerations when trying to design…

First Year Students: Articles and Resources

This collection of resources for teaching first-year students was assembled by the Teaching Effectiveness Program at the University of Oregon. It provides links to a variety of different articles and reflections by faculty in various disciplines, including: Tools for Faculty…

Teaching Effectiveness Program, University of Oregon

Helping First-Year Students Help Themselves (Whelan, 2011)

This commentary, featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education, discusses strategies faculty can use to help first-year students adjust to college. Whelan observes, “Many young adults weren’t taught the basic life skills and coping mechanisms for challenging times. While a…

Christine B. Whelan, University of Pittsburgh

Teaching First-Year Students

This teaching guide, created by the Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt University addresses issues around teaching first-year students, including: Principles and Strategies The Myth of First-Year Enlightenment? Cognitive Challenges of the First Year Other Resources Review Teaching First-Year Students

Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University

National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students...

“The National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition serves as the trusted expert, internationally recognized leader, and clearinghouse for scholarship, policy, and best practice for all postsecondary student transitions” (University of South Carolina Board of Trustees,…

The National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina

Changing Institutional Culture for First-Year Students and Those Who...

This article, written by Raymond Smith from Indiana University Bloomington. It was featured in About Campus in 2003. Smith details an initiative put in place by the university to improve retention by enhancing the experience for first-year students. He argues…

Raymond Smith, About Campus, March-April 2003

Disability Services for Students at Wake Forest University

In concert with the mission of the Division of Student Life, Disability Services within the Learning Assistance Center (LAC) exists to enable students with disabilities to experience equal access to the academic, social, and recreational activities and programs at Wake…

Disability Services, Wake Forest University

Diversity, Equity & Inclusive Excellence

This page, put together by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), contains a number of resources and case studies with respect to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Meetings, publications, and projects are highlighted, and you can also search the…

Association of American Colleges & Universities

What is multicultural education?

This page, from the Brigham Young University School of Education discusses multicultural education. Specifically, it briefly highlights what we mean by multicultural education, why it’s necessary, what a multicultural curriculum might look like, and how we can begin to move…

David O. McKay School of Education, Brigham Young University

Multicultural Teaching: Information and Strategies

This collection of resources was put together by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan and provide a lot of information for a wide range of college teaching contexts, such as strategies to engage…

Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan

Incivility in the College Classroom

A collection of articles curated by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) at the University of Michigan on dealing with incivility in the college classroom. The CRLT defines classroom incivility as “any action that interferes with a harmonious and…

Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan

Managing Hot Moments in the Classroom

This article, written by Lee Warren from the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard discusses handling “hot” moments in the classroom. Warren presents a true story and then discusses how to turn these types of moments into teachable moments….

Lee Warren, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University

TLC Handbook for International Teaching Assistants

Adapted with permission from Vanderbilt University’s Center for Teaching, International Teaching Assistants Guide, this guide is a resource for international teaching assistants looking for more information about U.S. classrooms and students, such as information about the university system (as well…

Teaching in an Increasingly Multi-cultural Setting: A Guide for...

This document was created by the Eberly Center at Carnegie Mellon University and discusses issues around teaching in multi-cultural settings. The information presented, draws from a variety of sources, including student and faculty perceptions and educational research. While some of…

Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence, Carnegie Mellon University

Working with First Generation Students: Videos

The following video series was produced by Heritage University and demonstrates specific strategies for working with First Generation college students. Topics include, Time and Place to Study, Building Student Confidence, and many more. Click here to view the videos

Diversity & Inclusive Teaching

The following is a compilation of resources from Vanderbilt University around the topic of diversity and inclusive teaching. It contains definitions and strategies for dealing with several types of students as well as an annotated bibliography and links to other…