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Table of Contents
(Re)Designing Your Course
Teaching with Technology
Syllabus Template and Guidelines
Teaching Different Types of Classes
Teaching the First Day of Class
Responding to Disruptions in the Classroom
Our Teaching Support unit’s primary goal is to help make you an even more successful teacher. Many of our
faculty are already doing an outstanding job of teaching their students, but even great teachers can struggle from
time to time to achieve their best results. Teaching difficult concepts that many students regularly wrestle to
understand; helping support individual students’ learning; and incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion
into our curriculum and teaching are challenges that many instructors experience.
For further information, please contact Lisa Fisher
By asking yourself these questions at the onset of your course design process, you will be able to focus more
concretely on learning outcomes, which has proven to increase student learning substantially instead of
shoehorning large quantities of content into a semester worth of class meetings.
You can provide this information through:
While taking advantage of office hours to work on research or grading may sound appealing, not meeting with
can actually put you at a disadvantage. Once you have students visiting your office hours, you’re likely
learn from them. Use the time to solicit feedback about the course and instructional materials. Ask students
they like about the course and what confuses or challenges them. Students are more likely to be honest if you
demonstrate a genuine interest in hearing what is working well and what needs improvement.
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