Help with Teaching
Synthesis of outstanding sites collected by the University of Michigan with links by topic and discipline.
BYU Center for Teaching
Another wonderful center with practical help for teaching.
University of Washington Center for Teaching and Learning is a national leader in faculty support and resources. This site is an excellent source, rich with information about teaching effectiveness.
McGraw-Hill Teaching Resources
A very rich and deep resources for all aspects of teaching. This site can be a little intimidating because of the number of resources, but tough it out, the payoff is good.
Washington State Critical Thinking Project
These folks from WSU have developed wonderful resources and information regarding critical thinking.
Windows on Learning: Resources for Basic Skills Education.
The Carnegie Foundation helped create this wonderful site on helping our underprepared students succeed.
- Teaching Meta Cognition: Helping students build from existing cognitive structures to new structures created by learning is an important new area of discussion. John Bransford, in his book How People Learn talks about this and other issues of learning.
- Center for Instructional Innovation and Assessment, an exceptional faculty resource webpage from Western Washington University, offers practical, up to date information to help you teach and your students to learn.
The IDEA Center designed and runs our Student Rating System. More important to most instructors are the resources, research and best practices information they have collected on their website. If you are not receiving the ratings on your course learning goals that you expect.....please take a look at this site.
IDEA Student Ratings, Local Help with EvCC issues , brought to you from the Office of Institutional Research.
Active Learning Resources
Active/Cooperative Learning Resources
What is cooperative or active learning? This site gives an accurate and useful definition.
Cooperative Learning Classroom Techniques
This University of Minnesota site gives information, techniques and many other resources for those interested in Cooperative learning.
CTL Active Learning Resources
More active learning resources from Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Washington.
Experiential Learning Mind Map
A help visual aid to thinking about various types and applications of experiential learning methods.
- Washington Center - Learning Communities Resources Great national resources for all things learning community. For more information about Learning Communities at Everett contact your Academic Dean.
Many of our students feel disenfranchised from the classroom. Information at this site can help you understand what this issue is all about and what you can do to have a positive impact in your classes.
This Portland, Or. center for the study of intercultural communications is internationally know for their work and resources.
Access and Equity
Washington Center for Improving the Quality of Undergraduate Education is a center for study and support for issues of access and equity in higher education.
Bernice Sandler shares her thoughts on Women Faculty at work in the classroom.
Writing Across Borders
A very useful writing center webpage out of Oregon. Look at the film they have produced regarding writing
across borders. It is excellent and we have it in our library.
North Seattle CC Teaching and Learning Center
One of the oldest and best community college teaching and learning centers in the state. Check out their work with the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
Funds for Faculty
Washington Commission for the Humanities
Competitive grants for public humanities programs. Easy to apply. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for information and support with Everett Community College grant writing.
Many good ideas, regarding plagiarism, from Penn State.
Plagiarism in Colleges in USA
Attorney Standler provides legal references and an international student overtone.
Turn it in.com
"World's leading plagiarism prevention system".
Other Interesting Links
Rubrics can be difficult to create. This web page offers online help.
Teaching Labs/Faculty Learning Communities
This is the mother church of faculty learning communities. If you like Evcc's Teaching Labs, you will find much of interest here.
Fullbright Faculty Exchange Programs
So you want to travel and teach abroad? Here is a great resource.
Spirituality in Higher Education
A wonderful and thought provoking web site.
Teaching Perspectives Inventory
Do you want to reflect on your perspectives on teaching? I wonder what would happen if you and your colleagues all took this inventory and discussed the diversity/similarity of views you hold?
Teaching Goals Inventory
Another chance to reflect and clarify for yourself.
IDEA Student feedback forms
This is the home site for our student feedback system. If you have questions about any aspect of the IDEA form please check this out. Especially interesting are the IDEA notes.
Parker Palmer/Courage to Teach
Washington Courage and Renewal is a national resource in our own back yard. Great programs and services.
The Future of Learning Environments
Ever wonder about what classrooms of the near future might look like? You'll find the answer in this video.