Section: Teaching & Learning

Improving Learning in Social Sciences

General Social Sciences

H-Net Teaching (Humanities & Social Sciences Online)
"A gateway to H-Net's extensive collection of teaching resources including teaching focused discussion networks, H-Net regional teaching centers, syllabi, links, conference papers on multimedia teaching, and web-based teaching projects."

Social Science Information Gateway
Selected, high quality Internet information for researchers and practitioners in the social sciences, business and law. Includes the SOSIG Internet Catalogue and the Social Science Search Engine. See especially their directory of Higher Education Teaching Materials. From the U.K. Resource Discovery Network.

USC Electronic Library Resources
Directories, encyclopedias, indexes/abstracts, full-text and visual resources, ejournals and much more.

Anthropology

Internet Resources for Learning & Teaching Anthropology
Web links on topics such as Major Anthropology Departments at Universities/Colleges, Curriculum Materials Online, Anthropological Journals Online, Scholarly Societies & Associations, Newsgroups/Listservs, and Ethics and Law Regarding Anthropology. From the University of Illinois.

The Internet in the Teaching of Anthropology
Topics include Conferencing, Research and Data Gathering, Anthropological Tours, Learning Resources, Courses and Long Distance Learning. From the State University of New York, Plattsburgh.

Teaching Anthropology
Directory of web links. From the University of Southern California.

Voice of the Shuttle: Anthropology
Anthropology section of this huge resource of links to humanities and humanities-related resources on the Internet.

Communication/ Media

Voice of the Shuttle: Communication/Media Studies
Communication and media studies section of this huge resource of links to humanities and humanities-related resources on the Internet.

Economics

Economics Resources for University and College Teaching
Web links from the Economic Education Website. Includes online texts and teacher resources.

EH.Teach (Teaching Economic History Mailing List)
Links to book reviews, bibliographies, course syllabi, web links and other resources for teaching Economic History.

Environmental Studies

Environmental Education on the Internet
A directory of Internet links related to environmental education. EE-Link is a participant in the Environmental Education and Training Partnership (EETAP) of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).

Gender Studies

Carleton College: Women's Studies Program: Curricular Resources
Links to curricular resources available online.

H-Women (History of Women Mailing List)
Resources include discussion logs, scholars' directory, book reviews, syllabi & dissertations, bibliographies, and Internet links. Part of H-NET (Humanities & Social Sciences Online).

Internet Women's History Sourcebook
Web links organized geographically. From Fordham University.

Voice of the Shuttle: Gender Studies
Gender studies section of this huge resource of links to humanities and humanities-related resources on the Internet.

Geography

International Network for Learning and Teaching Geography in Higher Education
Mailing list, discussion areas, news and events, publications and resources.

History

EH.Teach - Teaching Economic History
Links to book reviews, bibliographies, course syllabi, web links and other resources.

History Matters
"Designed for high school and college teachers of U.S. History survey courses, this site serves as a gateway to Web resources and offers unique teaching materials, first-person primary documents and threaded discussions on teaching U.S. history." Annotated resources focused on American social history. Links to course syllabi and samples of student work.

H-Psychohistory (Research, Theory and Teaching in Psychohistory)
Part of H-NET (Humanities & Social Sciences Online).

H-Survey (Teaching United States History Survey Courses)
Resources include discussion logs, book and media reviews, web links, and course syllabi. Part of H-NET (Humanities & Social Sciences Online).

H-Teach (Teaching College History)
"H-Teach encourages scholarly discussion on the wide range of policy issues involved in teaching history. H-Teach is interested in methods of teaching history at all levels--high school, university, and graduate--in diverse settings. Special attention is paid to use of new technologies in and outside of the classroom. H-Teach also provides a forum for exchange of information about specific teaching tools including texts, videos, exams, and assignments." Site includes book reviews, course and interactive syllabi, journals, publishers and other resources. Part of H-Net (Humanities & Social Sciences Online).

H-W-Civ (Teaching Western Civilization Courses)
Resources include discussion logs, book reviews and web links. Part of H-NET (Humanities & Social Sciences Online).

H-Women (Women's History)
Resources include discussion logs, scholars' directory, book reviews, syllabi & dissertations, bibliographies, and Internet links. Part of H-NET (Humanities & Social Sciences Online).

Images of American Political History
"A collection of over 500 public domain images of American political history." Search for images by keyword, or browse by time period or general topic. The images are in JPEG format, with thumbnail previews linked to full-sized images. From the Teaching Politics site at the College of New Jersey.

Internet Women's History Sourcebook
Web links organized geographically. From Fordham University.

Voice of the Shuttle: History
History section of this huge resource of links to humanities and humanities-related resources on the Internet.

Latin American Studies

Latin American Studies – Texas
Resources such as the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs, the Latin American Network for Computer-Assisted Education, and the Latin American Studies Network Mailing List. Also web links to institutions in the field of Latin American Studies, Latin American Studies journals, and the major libraries and collections of Latin American materials in the United States. From the Latin American Network Information Center at the University of Texas.

Latin American Studies – Vanderbilt
Web links from Vanderbilt University.

Voice of the Shuttle: Area Studies
Area studies section of this huge resource of links to humanities and humanities-related resources on the Internet.

Voice of the Shuttle: Minority Studies
Minority studies section of this huge resource of links to humanities and humanities-related resources on the Internet.

Library Science

Library Instruction Round Table
Web-based library instruction tutorials, including website evaluation, general guides to research, subject-specific guides, information on designing tutorials and a bibliography. From the American Library Association.

Resource-Based Learning and the Impact on Library and Information Services
This page "investigates the impacts on LIS of Resource Based Learning (RBL) policies [and] the role of LIS within institutional strategies for RBL, identify effective LIS approaches to supporting its implementation and also identify training needs for LIS in this connection." From the University of Northumbria at Newcastle.

Political Science

The Political Science Research & Teaching List
Mailing list on political science research and teaching. Part of H-NET (Humanities & Social Sciences Online).

Teaching Politics, Techniques & Technologies
A site "devoted to increasing the quality of teaching and learning about politics in higher education settings." Includes conference papers, book reviews, Virtual Conference (an online conference on teaching politics), The Guide to Teaching (advice from members of H-Teachpol on selected teaching topics), Multimedia Resources, and The Web Crawler (a searchable index of online journals, papers, and syllabi in political science). Also maintains a resource page and a mailing list, Teaching Political Science, dedicated to issues in teaching political science at the post-secondary level.

Voice of the Shuttle: Politics & Government
Politics and government section of this huge resource of links to humanities and humanities-related resources on the Internet.

Psychology

Instructional Resources
Includes topics such as: Course Syllabus, Creating a Lesson Plan, Teaching Techniques, Communication Improvements and Classroom Assessment Techniques. From the Dept. of Psychology, McMaster University.

Winnipeg Links for Effective University Teaching
Contains topics such as Organization of Individual Lessons, Quality of Presentation and Stimulation of Interest. By a professor in the Dept. of Psychology, University of Winnipeg.

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