Effective educational practices provide a framework for successful teaching and learning. These practices have been researched extensively across higher education and are provided as a starting point to assist instructors in designing and teaching their course. For the purpose of CELT’s website, the content has been summarized to salient points and links for additional information are included in each article.
Also included in this section is a Teaching Blunders to Avoid: 10 Worst Teaching Mistakes article. It is a quick read and covers the most common teaching mistakes instructors make that can derail other efforts to implement effective educational practices.
The following are selected resources that support effective educational practices:
Accessibility in your course Accessible courses and course content require a little more planning and
Achieving Academic Integrity Academic integrity and responsible behavior are a part of the learning and
Iowa State University has a comprehensive network of resources designed to support students throughout their
Managing Disruptive Conduct in Learning Spaces The university encourages all instructors to strive for free
Quality Matters Quality Matters (QM) is a faculty-centered, peer review process based on best practices
A group of cognitive psychologists, curriculum theorists and instructional researchers, and testing and assessment specialists
by Richard M. Felder, North Carolina State University and Rebecca Brent, Education Designs, Inc. Reprinted
Universal Design for Learning Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an approach to curriculum and