A step-by-step guide to record a course lecture using Zoom.
A stepwise procedure for implementing open educational resources (OERs) in academic courses. Also included are connect information for USC librarians who can assist instructors with locating and utilizing OERs.
An overview of fundamental aspects of the leading learning theories. University instructors use these theories to inform the decisions they make about their teaching/instruction with the goal of making it more effective.
A list of common questions from instructors regarding learning objectives and best-practice answers.
This guide serves as an explanation of using in-class work to evaluate student participation, and why in-class work is preferred over less-structured forms of participation. Suggestions for facilitating in-class work, and samples, are provided.
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. Students can self-assess using the rubric as a checklist before submitting their assignment.
An introduction to the flipped course, a course design style that is more consistent with theories of human learning than traditional lecture-style courses and supported by educational research.
This document is a job aid to assist faculty, including online faculty, with supporting students who may be in the following situations. For each situation, required or recommended actions are specified.
An introduction to instructor feedback, including examples.
A compilation of teaching techniques and strategies that can minimize unproductive stress in students and support students who are dealing with trauma.