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POD Network

“Advancing the Research and Practice of Educational Development in Higher Education since 1976″ Mission Statement: The Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education is devoted to improving teaching and learning in higher education. Founded in 1975, POD provides its members with personal and academic relationships that are essential …


Advancement of Teaching

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Website Mission Statement: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is committed to developing networks of ideas, individuals, and institutions to advance teaching and learning. We join together scholars, practitioners, and designers in new ways to solve problems of educational practice. Toward …


Web Resources from Vanderbilt

An excellent website with many resources for teachers from the Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt University.  This website includes a variety teaching guides approaching instruction from different standpoints, teaching topics to explore, and an online library of print and video resources.


Teaching Large Classes – U. Maryland

An interesting resource about teaching large classes from the Center for Teaching Excellence at the University of Maryland: “The Large Classes Teaching Guide was first sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs. As part of the campus initiative in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), the CQI project focused on …


Open Online Teaching – U. Penn

In the evolving world of online education, MOOCs are the next big thing (no pun intended!) and the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Pennsylvania has begun compiling research and information about best practices for design, implementation, and assessment of open online courses.  You can find many …


CRLT – U. Michigan

A wonderful collection of resource for educators from the website of The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan.  On this site you can find information about preparing to teach, teaching strategies, assessment, and evaluation of teaching, as well as a collection of papers by CRLT …