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Ideas for Excellence in the Classroom

This part of CTE's website contains resources filled with advice, ideas, forms, and underlying pedagogical theory that can help you in your teaching. There are three main sections:

Teaching Methods

This section contains information about active learning, lecturing, leading class discussions, cooperative and group learning, using writing assignments, designing research assignments, using case studies, and team teaching.

Teaching Situations

This section addresses different contexts for teaching:  the first day of class, large classes, motivating your students, teaching labs & studio classes, teaching first year students, teaching controversial topics, and working with TAs.  It also contains a link to an award-winning interactive resource, "Solve A Teaching Problem."

Discipline-Specific Ideas

This section provides links to teaching advice -- resources and methodology -- aimed at specific disciplines.  Check these out to get ideas from others in your field.