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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

Catalyst for Learning: ePortfolio Resources and Research

Interested in using ePortfolios in your teaching? Catalyst for Learning is an initiative born out of 24 campuses in the Connect to Learning project. The site contains resource on a variety of aspects of ePortfolio utilization, such as pedagogy, professional…

Catalyst for Learning, Connect to Learning Project

Recommended Teaching Portfolio Contents

This resource, created by the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at Iowa State University discusses recommended teaching portfolio contents. They present a list of elements that might be included or summarized in your teaching portfolio. Explore Recommended Teaching Portfolio…

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Iowa State University

Academic Job Search – Teaching Portfolio

This resource, created by the University of California Berkeley Career Center, discusses the use of a teaching portfolio in the academic job search. Topics covered include: An overview of portfolios Writing the statement of teaching philosophy Listing your courses and…

Career Center, University of California Berkeley

Teaching Portfolio

This teaching guide, put together by the Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt University will help you assemble your own teaching portfolio. It covers: What Is a Teaching Portfolio? Why Assemble a Teaching Portfolio? General Guidelines Components of a Teaching Portfolio…

Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University

Writing the Teaching Statement

This article, written by Rachel Narehood Austin, for Science Career Magazine, discusses the development of the teaching statement and provides practical suggestions, such as tailor the statement to the institution and keep it short. Read Writing the Teaching Statement

Rachel Narehood Austin, Science Career Magazine

Teaching Statements

This resource, put together by the Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt University discusses the creation of teaching statement. Specifically, it covers: What is a teaching statement? What purposes does the teaching statement serve? What does a teaching statement include? General…

Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt 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

Guidelines for Evaluating Teaching

This resource, developed by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan, provides guidelines on the evaluation of teaching. It presents principles of teaching evaluation and also provides ideas for potential sources of data. Read Guidelines for…

Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan

How to Evaluate Teaching (Felder & Brent, 2004)

This article, written by Felder and Brent in 2004 for Chemical Engineering Education, discusses multiple ways of gathering data (e.g., peer ratings, student ratings, teaching portfolios) to evaluate teaching.  “In short, a key to effective teaching evaluation is to collect data…

Felder and Brent, 2004, Chemical Engineering Education

A Learner-Centered Syllabus Helps Set the Tone for Learning

This Faculty Focus article, by Mary Bart, discusses how a learner-centered syllabus might help you set a tone for learning in your classes. It talks about what kinds of elements you might find in a learner-centered syllabus and how long a…

Mary Bart, Faculty Focus

A Protocol for Peer Review of Teaching

This article comes from the proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition. Written by Brent and Felder, it discusses a summative and formative peer review protocol implemented at North Carolina State University. The paper…

Brent and Felder, 2004, American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition