Events and workshops offered every semester provide faculty with many oppurtunities to participate in programs designed to enhance teaching effectiveness and student learning.
Several Fellowships, Grants, and Awards related to teaching and learning are available.
Resources for New Faculty include links and information about finding things on campus, becoming part of the Ames community, faculty development, teaching resources, research resources, and university offices.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) ultimately improves student learning by means of scholarly inquiry into teaching and learning processes and sharing results so others can review, critique and build on the work. The Faculty Handbook covers SoTL under Promotion and Tenure Evaluation and Review.
Review and evaluation of teaching includes formative Peer Review of Teaching, summative Peer Evaluation of Teaching and Student Evaluation of Teaching. Also relevant to promotion and tenure and post-tenure review: writing a philosophy statement; documenting your teaching; teaching portfolios; and where to get published.