"Theory in Practice" Sheets
Theory in Practice Sheets (aka "TIP Sheets") are written by IDeL staff and provide quick summaries of important pedagogical concepts and demonstrate ways to incorporate those ideas into actual teaching practice.
- Using Reflection to Promote Student Engagement
- Look Before You Leap: going into online teaching with your eyes open
- Teaching Accelerated Courses
- Adult Learners
- A Motivational Framework for Culturally Responsive Teaching
- Suggestions for Providing Feedback
- Design Tips from Blackboard Exemplary Course Winners
- Tips for Teaching Online via LIFT
- 10 Tips for Quality Teaching Online
Ideas for Hybrid and Online Teaching
Getting Feedback from Your Students
Getting regular feedback from your students is important for any course, but it's particularly important for hybrid and online courses where you have limited face-to-face contact with your students.
Blackboard End of Course Survey
This end-of-semester survey is designed to coordinate with Blackboard's Exemplary Course Program Rubric.
The following resources weren't created by IDeL or eLearning staff, but are great resources to help improve your knowledge and skills in teaching.
Best Practice Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity in Online Education (from WCET, UT TeleCampus, and the Instructional Technology Council)
Designing In-Class Activities: Examples of Active Learning Activities (from the University of Pittsburgh’s University Center for Teaching and Learning)
What Works Well in Online Teaching at PCC (from Portland Community College)
Faculty Manual for Teaching Online (from Penn State, prepared by members of the Penn State Online Subcommittee for Faculty/Staff Engagement and Professional Development)