Teaching Resources

  • University of Arizona's Office of Instruction and Assessment has many valuable teaching resources for faculty. 

  • Interested in learning more about Open Pedagogy? Check out this page on what Open Pedagogy is and how you can infuse Open Educational Practices into your own teaching. Thank you Cheryl Cuillier for sharing this! 

  • Chronicle of Higher Education's Resource Guides: 

    • Class Discussions: "Who is this guide for? Whether you are a new faculty member or a teaching veteran, if you’re looking for advice on how to hold a better class discussion, you’ll find it here in The Chronicle’s guide. You’ll learn how to structure your course and particular class sessions in ways that will get students actively participating — and will enhance their learning."
    • First Day of Class: "So that first class meeting is a big deal. You want to give students a taste of the engaging intellectual journey they will undertake in the coming weeks — and you have great flexibility in how you go about it. Helping you to make that opening session as effective as possible, whatever your discipline, is the goal of this online guide."
    • Inclusive Teaching: "This guide is for any faculty member who believes, as we do, that education can be an equalizer. We share tips here that any instructor can use to minimize inequities and help more students succeed. We’re not suggesting a complete redesign of your courses, but more of an overlay to your current teaching practices." 
    • Making Your Teaching More Engaging: "This guide is for anyone who wants to introduce energy or enthusiasm to their classrooms using methods that have been tried — and found true — through research and in classrooms."
    • Online Teaching: "What you will find here is advice on how to make your online pedagogy as effective and satisfying as the in-person version."
    • Syllabus Creation: "This guide is aimed at showing you how to create or redesign a syllabus so that it’s not only an effective map of your course’s nuts-and-bolts logistics but also an invitation to actively engage in the learning process. Whether you’ve been teaching for years or are embarking on your first course as instructor of record, you’ll find in this guide the resources, recommendations, and tips and tricks to craft a syllabus that will guide students through your course and motivate them to succeed in it."