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Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

Effective Educational Practice Index & Links

For Instructors

Assessment – links to techniques, guidelines, and resources

Bloom's (Revised) Taxonomy – for learning, teaching and assessing (a model of learning objectives)

Creativity – understanding, evaluating, fostering, and using creativity in higher education

Critical Thinking (Foundation for Critical Thinking)

Engaged Learning – 2004 summary of Project Documenting Effective Education Practices (Project DEEP)

Five National Benchmarks of Effective Educational Practice – as articulated by the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

Learning Communities at ISU

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education – seminal work by Chickering and Gamson

Teaching for Diverse Abilities and Learning Styles – Universal Design for Learning

For Students

Academic Success Center

How to Get the Most Out of Studying – video clips Stephen L. Chew, a cognitive psychologist at Samford University

Learning Communities at ISU

Library Guide: Understanding Plagiarism: Information Literacy Guide

Student Guide to Essay Exams

Student Guide to Multiple Choice Exams

Technology Support for Students – help with Logins, Blackboard Learn, Clickers, Course Evaluations