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“Flipping Your Class”: Tips and Strategies

View the presentation and resources from the TLC Workshop, “Flipping Your Class: Tips and Strategies,” October 13, 2015. Presented by Dr. Christa Colyer, Chemistry Department, and Dr. Kristi Verbeke, Teaching and Learning Center. Are you thinking about flipping your classroom or…

Christa Colyer, Chemistry Department

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

Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS)

Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) is a program in place at Purdue University which teams of undergraduates are designing, building, and deploying real systems to solve engineering-based problems for local community service and education organizations. EPICS was founded at Purdue…

EPICS, Purdue University

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is a higher education association dedicated to campus-based civic engagement. It is a national coalition of nearly 1,100 colleges and universities, making up a network of a national office and 34 state and regional Campus Compacts. Wake Forest is…

Principles of Ethical and Effective Service

The Principles of Ethical and Effective Practice were developed by staff at the Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University and adapted by the University of Michigan’s Ginsberg Center. Read Principles of Ethical and Effective Practice

Hass Center for Public Service, Stanford University & Ginsberg Center, University of Michigan

Principles of Good Practice for Service-Learning Pedagogy

The 10 Principles of Good Service-Learning Pedagogical Practice were developed by Jeffrey Howard, former associate director for service-learning at the University of Michigan’s Ginsberg Center. They are widely used by colleges and universities across the country. Subscribe to these to improve your…

Jeffrey Howard, University of Michigan

Problem-Based Learning (PBL)

This is a resource on problem-based learning (PBL) prepared by Don Woods from McMaster University. Woods presents: What is PBL? The use of small group self-directed PBL Books and resources to help you with PBL He also discusses the use of PBL…

Don Woods, McMaster University

Resources for Problem-Based Learning (PBL)

This collection of resources comes from the Institute for Transforming Undergraduate Education at the University of Delaware. It includes: Sample syllabi from various disciplines Sample problems that can be used in a number of disciplines Videos around issues related to…

Institute for Transforming Undergraduate Education, University of Delaware

Problem-Based Learning (PBL)

This article on problem-based learning (PBL) comes from Speaking of Teaching, a newsletter published by the Stanford University Center for Teaching and Learning in 2001. It includes: an overview of PBL as a pedagogical strategy, how to structure and format the…

Center for Teaching and Learning, Stanford University

Lecturing

A guide on lecturing prepared by the Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt University. It is broken into three parts: The Basics Effective Visuals Interactive Lectures Read Lecturing

Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University

Lecturing Effectively

This article, written by the Centre for Teaching Excellence at the University of Waterloo, presents tips for the effective use of lecture. It discusses preparation, lecture notes, clearly structuring the lecture, keeping students engaged, delivery, the use of visual aids,…

Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo

Eight Steps to Active Lecturing

This article, written by Terry Doyle from Ferris State University details eight steps to enhance your lectures. The steps include: Know your audience (students) Have a map to follow (lecture outline) Grab the students’ attention (have a beginning) Recognize students’…

Terry Doyle, Ferris State University

Large Classes: A Teaching Guide: Lecturing

This section on lecturing comes from a larger collection of tips for those who teach large classes created by the Teaching and Learning Transformation Center at the University of Maryland. It discusses: Preparing course content and lectures Organizing lectures Presenting…

Teaching and Learning Transformation Center, University of Maryland

Implementing group work in the classroom

An article written by the Centre for Teaching Excellence at the University of Waterloo. This resource contains a number of tips for implementing and managing the group process, such as Preparing for small group work Designing the small group activity…

Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo

101 Things You Can Do in the First Three...

This site, developed by Joyce Povlacs Lunde for the Office of Graduate Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, includes 101 tips for the first three weeks of class. It discusses the following topics: Helping Students Make Transitions Directing Students Attention Challenging…

Joyce Povlacs Lunde, Office of Graduate Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Experiential Learning: Service Learning, Fieldwork, Collaborative Research

This page contains research on experiential learning, which “refers to a broad spectrum of educational experiences, such as study abroad programs, community service, fieldwork, sensitivity training groups, workshops, internships, cooperative education involving work in business or industry, and undergraduate participation…

Center for Excellence in Teaching, University of Southern California