Teaching Tips | Week 5: Grand Central Station for Teaching Resources
As the summer ends and the fall semester nears, here are some online resources to keep your teaching mind agile while serving as a reference in the future.
The faculty development homepage.
This is Grand Central Station for all AAU Faculty Development links:
Click here to learn about upcoming AAU Teaching conferences
Information on In-Class Support and some Frequently Asked Questions
Information on Online Support
The New Faculty Orientation Online Tutorial
This tab on the top of the homepage leads you to our information on teaching as well as links to several other sites.
Online Teaching Library
This library can be found under the Teaching Resources tab. Here you can read articles relating to teaching topics, such as lesson planning, classroom management, and grading feedback and critique.
Teaching Tip Archive
Also under the Teaching Resources tab is the archive of all the past tips, listed chronologically.
Under this tab you will find information teaching conferences, department specific workshops, as well as online tutorials in subjects such as grading software or directed study.
Getting Help for Students
This tab on the homepage will direct you to resources to help students get the support they need, whether it be academic support, ESL-related help, or support for students with disabilities.
The last tab on the homepage takes you to a wide range of general campus resources, from getting campus maps and our faculty manual to contact information for departments and services.
For onsite resources, try the faculty development section in the AAU library in 180 on the 6th floor or visit Faculty Development and see the cornucopia of information within our office at 180 New Montgomery, room 159. Our number is (415) 618-3855.
External Teaching Resource Sites:
Ask Dr. Kirk: advice on classroom management, technology & more
The Chronicle of Higher Education: the clearinghouse for news in Higher Ed
Carnegie Melon: this site addresses problems faced by teachers and shares many teaching principles
Honolulu Community College: indexed teaching tip collection
University of Virgina: teaching tips sorted by topic
Iowa State: Archive of weekly teaching tips with quick links and easily integrated ideas