Compendium of Teaching Tips

A number of excellent resources on best teaching practices are available on the internet.

A Berkeley Compendium of Suggestions for Teaching with Excellence (University of California Berkeley) Provides hundreds of suggestions for teaching excellence categorized into 26 sections, including Emphasizing Conceptual Understanding and Motivating Students' Best Work.

Center for Instructional Development and Research Resources
(University of Washington) provides links to internal and external resources on issues such as Information Literacy, Student Ratings, and Promoting Civil Classroom Conduct.

Teaching Resources Guide
(University of California Irvine) includes a searchable index on several topics, including Evaluation and Assessment and Using Technology.

(Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning) provides teaching resources for faculty in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), including links to publications and institutional programs.

CTL Handouts
(Stanford University) includes handouts in either PDF or HTML format on such topics as Things to Do Early on in Your Course and Teaching Portfolios.

Teaching Tips
(McMaster University) offers problem-oriented teaching solutions written by McMaster instructors concerning statements such as Some of my students do not know how to write an essay and With larger classes, I sometimes find it difficult to gain and keep the students' attention.

Teaching Tips
(Eastern Kentucky University) maintains a comprehensive gateway to hundreds of Web resources on dozens of teaching topics, including Active Learning, Learning/Teaching Styles, and Writing Learning Objectives.

Teaching Tips
(Illinois State University) offers tips and links on Active Learning, Scholarship of Teaching, and Teaching Students with Disabilities.

Teaching Tips
(University of Virginia) offers a collection of teaching tips on subjects such as Course Exams and Grading, Problem-Solving, and Teaching Specific Disciplines.