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View Resource Field-Tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG)

In today's educational system, most science and engineering graduate students enter teaching careers with little or no teaching experience, and then are buried with so many competing responsibilities that their teaching skills take many years to improve. At the same time, incoming college students bring years of accumulated learning experiences (and attitudes) to their learning expectations. This...

http://archive.wceruw.org/nise/
View Resource Higher Education Research Institute

Based at the graduate school of Education and Information at the University of California, Los Angeles, the Higher Education Research Institute "serves as an interdisciplinary center for research, evaluation, information, policy studies, and research training in postsecondary education." It is also the home of the Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP), a national longitudinal study of...

https://heri.ucla.edu/
View Resource The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

As a result of the kind donations of Andrew Carnegie in 1905, and chartered in 1906 by an Act of Congress, the aim of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is "to do and perform all things necessary to encourage, uphold, and dignify the profession of the teacher and the cause of higher education." While it would seem that this is a rather indomitable set of tasks, the Carnegie...

https://www.carnegiefoundation.org
View Resource Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL): Learning Spaces Collaborative

Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) recently started the PKAL Learning Spaces Collaborative in order to bring together educational leaders who are "taking responsibility for transforming institutional policies, practices, and programs to ensure robust learning spaces for all American undergraduates." On their site, visitors can learn about their work with creating dynamic learning environments via the...

http://www.pkallsc.org/
View Resource Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence Screenshot

Based at Pennsylvania State University, the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence was created "to advance and inspire excellence in Penn State's teaching and learning community." Many of the fine resources on this site are broadly applicable to anyone teaching college students. The materials here are divided into eight primary areas, including Events, Consultations, Grants, Tools/Tips, and...

https://www.schreyerinstitute.psu.edu/
View Resource Open Educational Resources Screenshot

Many faculty members of Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences have created digital educational resources for their students. In the interest of sharing these excellent resources, the Open Educational Resources site presents digital video, texts, simulations, animations and illustrations crafted by these learned individuals. First-time users can get started by looking over the Featured...

http://open.ems.psu.edu/
View Resource Haverford Digital Libraries Projects Screenshot

Haverford College has been producing a range of student-led digital projects for almost a decade and these works (along with more formal staff initiatives) are all available right here. Under Projects, visitors can look over neat works such as Mapping Microfinance and the very cool Bit By Bit, which is an illustrated history of computing crafted by two students and a digital scholarship librarian....

https://www.haverford.edu/library/digital-scholarship
View Resource Faculty Focus Screenshot

Faculty Focus, a frequently updated, multifaceted blog from Magna Publications, is a must read for college educators who want to stay up on trends, resources, and teaching techniques. With almost two-dozen carefully chosen topics listed on the homepage, academics are sure to find something to pique their interest and stretch their knowledge. Check out App of the Week for tips on education-friendly...

https://www.facultyfocus.com/