Resources: Teaching Best Practices

Related to General Teaching Best Practices

Nilson, L. Burzotta. (2016). Teaching at its best: a research-based resource for college instructors. 4th ed. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Nine Principles for Good Practice in Teaching and Learning:

Related to Organization and Clarity

Stanny, C., (2017). Clarity and organization in the classroom improve student learning. University of West Florida Fall 2017 Teaching Tips. Retrieved from

Related to Presentation Skills

Washington University. (2009). Improving presentation style. Retrieved from

Related to Instructor Presence and Rapport

Cavanah, S. R. (n.d.). How to make your teaching more engaging – Advice Guide from the Chronicles of Higher Education. Retrieved from

Cooper, K. M., Haney, B., Krieg, A., and Brownell, S. E., (2017). What’s in a name? The importance of students perceiving that an instructor knows their names in a high-enrollment biology classroom. Cell Biology Education—Life Sciences Education, 16 (Spring), 1-13. Retrieved from

Western Washington University, (2018). Teacher presence. Retrieved from

Related to Instructional Strategies

Harrington, C., & Zakrajsek, T. (2017). Dynamic lecturing: Research-based strategies to enhance lecture effectiveness. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Howard, J. (2019, May 23). How to hold a better class discussion – Advice guide from the Chronicles of Higher Education. Retrieved from

Washington University. (n.d.). Using retrieval practice to increase student learning. Retrieved from

Related to Teaching Online

Briggs, A. (2015). Ten ways to overcome barriers to student engagement online. Academic Technology at the College of William and Mary. Retrieved from

Darby, F. (n.d.). How to be a better online teacher – Advice guide from the Chronicles of Higher Education. Retrieved from

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