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Teaching Ideas

Designing Your Course

Setting Learning Outcomes
Writing a Syllabus
Flipping the Classroom
Incorporating Diversity
Universal Design
Academic Integrity
Working with TAs
The First Day of Class
Student Evaluations
Course Re-Design

Large Lectures

Getting Started with Large Lectures
Teaching and Learning in Large Lectures
Technology in Large Lectures

Studios, Labs & Discussions

Teaching Labs
Teaching Studios
Teaching Small Discussion Sections

Building Inclusive Classrooms

Icebreakers
Establishing Ground Rules
Inclusive Teaching Strategies
Classroom Climate
Connecting with Your Students

Two-Minute Teaching Tips

Benefits of Active Learning
Think-Pair-Share
Roundtable
Gallery Walk
Online Discussions
Just in Time Teaching

Assessing Student Learning

What Do Students Already Know?
Measuring Student Learning
Using Rubrics
Asking Good Test Questions
Self-Assessment
Peer Assessment
Assessment Resources

Engaging Students

Learning and Teaching Styles
Increasing Student Participation
Using Effective Questions
Discussions
Active Learning
Collaborative Learning
Writing Assignments
Problem-Based Learning

Teaching with Technology

Getting Started with Classroom Technology
PowerPoint
Blackboard
Video
Classroom Response Systems
Survey Tools
Online Discussions
Integrating ePortfolios
Blended Learning

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