Between Loyalties and Ideals
Dr. Emrys Westacott's opening convocation address, 2007. Click here to read.
CD-ROM: 15 Survival Strategies for College Instructors
Motivate learners while creating a positive learning environment for both instructor and learners. This presentation (Magna Resources for Higher Education CD-ROM) addresses some of the common pitfalls facing higher education instructors. Available at Herrick Library for 3-day loan.
Teaching Resources (Web links)
MERLOT - a website for sharing teaching materials. Find peer reviewed online teaching and learning materials. Share advice and expertise about education with expert colleagues. Be recognized for your contributions to quality education.
SUNY Center for Professional Development's online library has an archive of recordings of webinars and presentations freely available. Topics include: topics include Blackboard, iTunes U, Blogs, e-Learning, Blended or Hybrid courses, MERLOT and more.
10 Commandments of Lecturing - Inside Higher Ed, March 20, 2009
Stanford Course Design Aids (Three pdfs) - Fist is an overview to course design, using a technique called "Designing Courses Backwards." The second addresses writing clear, effective course objectives, and the third is an example (set of course goals from Stanford courses in various disciplines).
Service Service Learning Toolkit
Links of Interest
Retention Agenda - Inside Higher Ed, July 23, 2013
Teaching Them How to Think - Inside Higher Ed, June 9, 2011
Writing Recommendation Letters: A Faculty Handbook - free online book with tips and sample recommendation letters.
Unread Monographs, Uninspired Undergrads - Inside Higher Ed, March 18, 2009
Figuring Out Freshmen - Inside Higher Ed, March 18, 2009
Identity Politics and Invisible Disability in the Classroom - Inside Higher Ed, March 17, 2009