A description of five in-class activities that promote active learning in classes with large student enrollments. Though the activities work particularly well in large classes, they may be used in any size class.
This is a grading rubric an instructor uses to assess students’ work on this type of assignment. It is a sample rubric that needs to be edited to reflect the specifics of a particular assignment.
A collection of 12 research-based principles for the design and organization of multimedia presentations, such as common PowerPoint slide decks.
Presents ways to foster a more LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, plus) inclusive learning environment, available USC support services, and suggested online resources.
A brief overview of legal requirements of FERPA that are particularly relevant to university faculty teaching online.
A list of web sites that provide access to images that can be used in instructional materials, such as presentation slide decks, documents, and web sites. All listed sites provide free images, which are also copyright-free. Some sites have requirements for use, such as attribution of the author.
A stepwise procedure for implementing mid-semester surveys of students directed toward the improvement of a course, plus some tips on survey question creation.
A set of tips for instructors who are teaching courses with large enrollments (greater than 30), intended to minimize faculty time requirements and workload while simultaneously maintaining student learning. These tips apply for courses of any delivery type: online, hybrid, or face-to-face.
A stepwise procedure for respectfully managing upset students, particularly during classroom discussions.
Considerations and ideas for implementing critiques in your course. This resource is applicable to various disciplines and modalities. Critiques might also be referred to as peer review, review, analysis, evaluation, assessment, appraisal, criticism, or critical commentary.