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Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

Techniques & Strategies for Teaching and Learning

Course Planning

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

Learning-centered Syllabus Workshop

Engaged Learning

Critical Thinking (Foundation for Critical Thinking)

Getting Started with WebCT

Resources for Multicultural Teaching and Learning (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities)

Sample Syllabus Statements Regarding Disabilities

Accommodating Students with Disabilities (University of Washington)

Diversity Resources at Iowa State

First Day of Class

In-class Discussions

Leading Classroom Discussions

Suggestions for Leading Small-Group Discussions

Large Classes

Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty

Center for Academic Integrity (Clemson University)

Understanding Copyright: Information Literacy Guide (ISU Parks Library)

Understanding Plagiarism: Information Literacy Guide (ISU Parks Library)

Understanding Plagiarism (Indiana University Bloomington)

Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education

Building from Content to Community: [Re]Thinking the Transition to Online Teaching and Learning (White Paper applying the Seven Principles – from the Center for Teaching Excellence at Virginia Commonwealth University)

Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology as Lever (Arthur W. Chickering and Stephen C. Ehrmann)

Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education (76 KB PDF)

Specific Approaches and Techniques

Case Study Teaching in Science (University at Buffalo)

Collaborative Learning (National Institute for Science Education)

Cooperative Learning (Cooperative Learning Center, University of Minnesota)

Determining Prior Knowledge: What Students Know and Believe

Exemplary Teaching and Learning Strategies (featuring ISU faculty in "Virtual Classroom Visits")

Getting the Most from Student-Faculty Interviews

Learning Communities

Problem-Based Learning (Univ. of Delaware)

Service-Learning

Team-Based Learning (University of Oklahoma)

Teaching and Learning - General Interest

A Model of Learning Objectives (based on A Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching, and Assessing:
A Revision of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives
)

Student Guide to Essay Exams

Student Guide to Multiple Choice Exams

Teaching Tips (blog)

Top 10 Teaching Mistakes