Faculty Engaging in Discussion

Resources for Improving Teaching and Learning

Campus Workshops

Preventing and Responding to Disruptive Students in and out of the Classroom Sept. 26, 2014 - Tools to appropriately address disruptive behaviors that interfere with teaching and learning. Led by W. Scott Lewis, NCHERM Group (http://www.ncherm.org).

Powerpoint presentation (in pdf format) and Classroom engagement rubric

The Teaching Professor Newsletter

This monthly newsletter provides an ongoing source of new teaching/learning ideas. Information on how to access the newsletter (current and archived editions) is emailed with new issue alerts on the ATL listserv. Note: NC A&T site license - access is restricted to NC A&T faculty only.

Web Resources

Pedagogy in Action

A pedagogic portal that includes comprehensive learning modules for an extensive list of teaching methods, related activities ready to use in the classroom, and a bibliography on research on learning.


MERLOT provides a family of resources focused on teaching, learning, and faculty development, including a searchable collection of learning materials on the main MERLOT site, a MERLOT Faculty Development Portal and a MERLOT Pedagogy Portal. MERLOT ELIXR provides faculty case stories about exemplary teaching, covering a variety of themes and disciplines.

IDEA Center Knowledge Base

Access and download (pdf format) IDEA papers, POD-IDEA Center Notes on Instruction, POD-IDEA Center Notes on Learning, and other resources at this site. Example: Getting Students to Read: Fourteen Tips

Tomorrow's Professor/Tomorrow's Academy

Regular postings on topics related to teaching and learning and faculty development. Over 600 archived topical postings available at this site, plus links to additional information on teaching and learning. Sign up for the listserv and receive faculty development in your inbox each week.

Teaching and Learning-Related Journals

Liberal Education

Liberal Education expresses the voices of educators, faculty and administrators in colleges and universities nationwide who are working to enrich liberal learning and undergraduate education. AAC&U's award-winning journal is the national forum about liberal education - a forum addressing teaching and learning, leadership, faculty innovation, and institutional change all in the service of improving undergraduate education.

The Journal on Excellence in College Teaching

Peer-reviewed journal with the goal of increasing student learning through effective teaching, interest in and enthusiasm for the profession of teaching, and communication among faculty about their classroom experiences.

International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

The International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education provides a forum for higher education faculty, staff, administrators, researchers, and students who are interested in improving post-secondary instruction. The IJTLHE provides broad coverage of higher education pedagogy across diverse content areas, educational institutions, and levels of instructional expertise.

International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

The International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning is an open, peer-reviewed, international electronic journal published twice a year by the Center for Excellence in Teaching at Georgia Southern University to be an international vehicle for articles, essays, and discussions about the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) and its applications in higher/tertiary education today.