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Teaching Resources

Below is a list of internally created and externally available resources, ideas, and best practices about the most common teaching topics and methods. We will periodically update and add to this list. If you do not find what you’re looking for, please contact us at

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Assessment at UCMerced This website provides assessment-related information for UC Merced campus. This site also provides resources for Faculty Assessment Organizers (FAOs) and colleagues in the design and assessment of Program Learning Outcomes.
CASTL The Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education collection presents the efforts of over 15 CASTL Scholars from different institutions and of various disciplines; each of whom turned a scholarly eye upon their teaching and shared representations of these efforts here, for others to engage.
Elon University Models for integrating student voices in the SoTL.
ISSoTL International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning - Emerging Trends in SoTL. The Teaching Learning and Inquiry Journal publishes insightful research, theory, commentary, and other scholarly works that document or facilitate investigations of teaching and learning in higher education.
JoSoLT University of Indiana, Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning is a forum for the dissemination of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in higher education for the community of teacher-scholars.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning The University of Vanderbilt, Center for Teaching offers resources to develop an scholarly approach to teaching.
Teaching and Learning Together Program Texts that faculty found helpful in the exploration of teaching and learning compiled by Bryn Mawr College, Teaching and Learning Institute.


Student Engagement

Association of American Colleges and Universities Toolkit resources on educational practices correlated with higher levels of academic challenges, student engagement, and achievement.
CETL Suggested References CETL suggested reading list with links to the library and online publication.
Faculty Academy on Teaching First Year Students Teaching practices and student support resources keyed to skills that UC Merced first year students commonly need to develop in order to succeed in your course.
Inclusive Teaching

Cornell University, Center for Teaching Excellence. Inclusive Teaching Strategies

Faculty Focus: Supporting Transgender Students in the Classroom

University of Michigan, Center for Research on Teaching Excellence, Inclusive Teaching Resources

University of Vanderbilt, Center for Teaching, Diversity and Inclusive Teaching

University of Washington, Center for Teaching and Learning, Inclusive Teaching

William and Mary, School of Education, Training and Technical Assistance Center

Merlot Elixr Digital stories for faculty development can provide real-life experiences of exemplary teaching strategies and the process of implementing them.
Resource Archive View past CETL material from previous workshops.
Resources for Large Classes University of Texas, Learning Sciences, Teacher to teacher offers a useful resources for teaching large classes.
Syllabus and Course Development This site provides a number of resources that can assist faculty in their course development, especially designing goals-oriented and outcome-based syllabi (outdated)
Teaching Resources by Discipline University of Michigan, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching: the purpose of these pages is to assist faculty and teaching assistants in their teaching by providing online teaching strategies.
Tomorrow's Professor This eNewletter offers postings about teaching and learning topics.
Topics in Faculty Focus Higher Ed teaching strategies from Magna Publications.


Centers for Teaching and Learning

Ivy Plus Centers for Teaching and Learning Darmoth University, Center For Advancing of Learning offers links to multiple teaching and learning centers.
UC Berkeley Center for Teaching and Learning This website provides a comprehensive list of resources in the areas of pedagogy and curriculum design.


Returning to the Classroom after the Election

IDEA Difficult topics

AAUP Faculty Speech After the 2016 Election

University of Michigan: Returning to the classroom after the election, Responding to difficult moments, Teaching and learning in a tense election time