Sharing what works plays a key role in enhancing the learning experience — for both students and educators. Check out the topics below which link to valuable resources. This is a "living" list of best practices that changes frequently as new resources are added. Have an idea to share? Send it our way.
- Accessibility/Disability Services - EFSC SAIL Office
- Active Learning for the College Classroom
- American Psychological Association - APA Format PowerPoint Presentation
- Asperger's Syndrome: "My Semester with an Asperger's Syndrome Student" by Stephen A. Yoder
- Assessment Techniques: Going beyond testing
- Center for Teaching Excellence LibGuide
- Certifications: Encouraging Computer/IT Certifications for Students by Jerry Lawson
- Classroom Management Techniques
- Computer Science: Strategies for Encouraging Individual Achievement in Introductory Courses
- Copyright - EFSC LibGuide
- Discussion Forums: Improving this online teaching tool
- Dyslexia Workshop Videos: Learning Disabilities Researcher Dr. Tim Conway
- Essay Tests: Tips for writing & grading
- Faculty Focus: The Teaching Professor Blog
- Institutional Effectiveness 2014 State Meeting Resources: Featuring EFSC's Drs. Gothard & Gorham
- Interactive Teaching: 101 Tips
- Laboratory Class Teaching Strategies
- Large Classroom Management
- Library: EFSC Faculty Services
- Managing Hot Moments in the Classroom
- Math Resources: EFSC Professor Bob Young's Website
- PowerPoint: Effective classroom use
- Sensitivity to Women in the Classroom
- Teaching Philosophy Statement: How to brainstorm and write your philosophy statement
- Time Management for Teachers
- Writing Assignments: Design checklist
Video Share: Best Practices
EFSC Education Instructor Holly McKnight shares how peer instruction increases a student's attention span.
EFSC Psychology Professor James Braun uses a fun review exercise that involves the whole class in preparing for an exam, game-show style.
EFSC English Professor Dr. Carolyn VanBergen-Rylander shares an idea to increase student engagement in the classroom.