Teaching Resources for Professors
How to Write a Syllabus
If you're teaching a class next semester, preparing a syllabus (and reviewing and revising it) should be your top priority. Here's how to do it.
What Is an Assistant Professor?
What is an assistant professor?
Can You Over-Prepare for Class?
Do you spend too much time on class preparation? Over preparing interferes with other work and can backfire, resulting in a stilted unproductive class. Here's what to do.
Graduate Student Instructors: Reflect on Your Teaching
Good teachers are reflective teachers. They consider their day-to-day classroom experiences and continually seek improvement. Here are three simply ways to become a more reflective instructor.
How to Lecture: Teaching Tips for Graduate Students
A good college lecture is not simply a list of facts or a rereading of the textbook. An effective lecture is the result of planning and making a series of choices. Here are some tips for graduate student instructors.
Writing Your Statement of Teaching Philosophy
What is your teaching philosophy? If you're applying for a faculty position, be prepared to send a statement of teaching philosophy to discuss how you approach teaching because professors' roles as teachers are increasingly important in academia.
Making the Grade
Teaching a summer class? Here's some advice on grading to make college teaching go a bit more smoothly.
Get to the Point(s): Deliver Successful Lectures
A good lecture takes work.
The Teaching Assistantship: Your Ticket to Graduate School
A TA position is an excellent opportunity to learn while paying for grad school.
How to Mentor Graduate Students
Mentoring tips for faculty
Handbook for Mathematics Teaching Assistants
Teaching mathematics for the first time? This handbook will make your first semester as a TA (or 15th!) go a lot smoother.
TAs and Profs as a Teaching Team
Work with your prof, not against him or her. Here are tips on how to be an effective TA.
The New Plagiarism
Seven tips prevent and detect plagiarism in the electronic age.