Strategies for addressing students who become upset during academic discussions
Techniques for leading academic discussions, including defining terms, including all voices, and warning signs that a discussion is becoming challenging.
Strategies for planning class discussions, including a positive class atmosphere, discussion norms, grading discussions, and acceptable sources of information.
Strategies to consider when discussing topics such as race and gender in classes.
Inclusivity considerations when designing courses and syllabi, including discussions about controversial topics.
An introduction to the CET Challenging Discussions series and the principles guiding its development.
A step-by-step guide to access the Independent Review Resources for Online Teaching in Blackboard.
A template for USC schools to develop a plan for the excellence in teaching initiative.
This asynchronous syllabus review checklist was developed to include recommended course design practices relevant to most teaching environments at USC; it is editable so that schools may add or delete items to customize it to their needs.
A simple introduction to the use of Google Drive and associated apps, including frequently asked questions, links to helpful resources, and sample uses of the most common apps for both faculty and students.