A brief description of case study as a teaching method to improve student critical thinking, collaboration, and communication in various disciplines.
Resources: Training / development
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.
This resource assists faculty mentors in structuring the guidance provided to their assigned Mentored Teaching Fellows with the aim of developing their teaching excellence.
A video by Tatiana Yevguenievna Akishina describing how to create and facilitate communities of practice in schools.
Overview of a generalized process for accomplishing faculty peer review.
A collection of 12 research-based principles for the design and organization of multimedia presentations, such as common PowerPoint slide decks.