This resource provides tips and considerations for instructors in facilitating discussions or activities in large enrollment classes without teaching assistant support.
This resource provides strategies for integrating current event topics into your course.
A collection of example rubrics for grading assignments or evaluating/giving feedback on student work.
A brief description of case study as a teaching method to improve student critical thinking, collaboration, and communication in various disciplines.
An introduction to student engagement and the High Impact Practices (HIPs) that can be implemented in individual courses.
A selection of literature resources discussing the impacts of groupwork on student learning.
The following set of videos provide an overview of the theories, models, techniques, and strategies promoted by the USC Center for Excellence in Teaching.
Challenging Discussions is a resource for USC faculty who would like help in managing potentially difficult dialogues in their classes. This series focuses on handling discussions that involve emotionally charged, controversial, or sometimes deeply personal topics. Modules cover all aspects of incorporating discussions in courses, including course design and discussion facilitation.
The four foundational human learning theories: behaviorism, cognitivism, constructivism, and andragogy.
Principles for fostering instructor presence in online courses.