Faculty Resources

Links to Study Guides for Course Planning and Syllabus Preparation
  1. University of Guelph: Guides for Course Planning and Design
    Includes links to a variety of similar sites:
    http://www.tss.uoguelph.ca/resources/idres/packagecpd.html
  2. A Slide Show of basic principles from a site about student-centered teaching, this is the shortest and simplest guide on this sheet:
    http://www.scribd.com/doc/12701800/Planning-and-Teaching-a-College-Course-2008
  3. From the University of North Carolina, this is the longest and most detailed guide:
    (skip the introductory materials and go to page 5)
    http://cfe.unc.edu/pdfs/tac.pdf
  4. From the University of Hawaii Faculty Development Teaching Tips Index. A huge list of links to a variety of useful sites for college teachers. Some relevant to Birthingway and some not.
    http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/intranet/committees/FacDevCom/guidebk/teachtip/teachtip.htm
  5. Here is a long list of links on the topic of evaluation and assessment, including how to assess student learning, how to establish learning outcomes, how to evaluate and strengthen courses, etc.:
    http://www2.acs.ncsu.edu/UPA/archives/assmt/resource.htm
  6.  Here's an interesting article about how to handle students' frustration with the assessment process:
    http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/handling-student-frustration/30195
  7. Myths About Fair Use:
    https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2011/08/02/essay_calls_on_academics_to_use_their_fair_use_rights