A brief introduction to mindfulness including examples of contemplative pedagogical practices that can be incorporated into courses to support student learning and wellbeing. Created in collaboration with Mindful USC.
Resources: Training / development
A panel discussion on strategies to engage students with appropriate support services at USC. Hear from Patrick Prince, Associate Vice Provost for Threat Assessment and Management, Lynette Merriman, Associate Vice Provost for Campus Support and Intervention, and Naddia Palacios, Assistant Vice Provost for Student Affairs, Student Equity and Inclusion, about how their resources and programs support USC faculty and students.
A description, definition, and examples of active learning techniques in clinical settings. This document provides a planning guide for facilitating active learning in a variety of clinical or simulated settings as well as examples to get started.
This video, presented by CET, provides a brief introduction to AI generators and considerations and examples of how these tools can be incorporated into assignments to advance student learning.
This video, presented by CET, provides ideas and examples of how faculty can use AI generators to generate ideas for the design of syllabi, assignments, and learning activities.
Design and implementation of a clinical reasoning competency assignment for doctoral physical therapy students
Elise Ruckert and Didi Matthews from the Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy discuss design, implementation and revision of a clinical reasoning competency assignment for doctoral physical therapy students at the August 2022 Faculty Showcase
A brief description of case study as a teaching method to improve student critical thinking, collaboration, and communication in various disciplines.
This annotated bibliography of selected educational literature was developed to support USC faculty, administrators, and schools in the development and evaluation of excellence in teaching. The focus, particularly in the section Teaching Best Practices in the USC Definition of Excellence in Teaching Criteria, is on published research that experimentally validates the effectiveness of practices that promote student learning outcomes.
A selection of literature resources discussing efforts to define what is meant by “teaching excellence” at the university level.
A selection of literature resources relevant to faculty development.