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Additional Faculty Development Resources

Here are some additional resources that faculty may find helpful (not an exhaustive list; placed in alphabetical order).  Note that some links are to LinkedIn Learning; access to this is provided by Information Services:  https://is.richmond.edu/training/tutorials.html. 

Creating Effective Learning Assessments

LinkedIn Learning | Teaching Techniques - Creating Effective Learning Assessments: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/teaching-techniques-creating-effective-learning-assessments

Disability Accommodations and Effective Teaching

General Information about Disability Accommodations and Inclusive Teaching Practices

American Psychological Association | Reasonable Accommodations Explained: https://www.apa.org/pi/disability/dart/toolkit-three

University of Washington | Guide for Teaching Students with Disabilities: https://www.washington.edu/teaching/topics/inclusive-teaching/teaching-students-with-disabilities/

Educause | ADA compliance for online course design: https://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/1/ada-compliance-for-online-course-design

University of Richmond | Guide to working with students with disabilities (note the sample statement for syllabi):  https://disability.richmond.edu/faculty-staff/faculty.html

 

Specific Disability Accommodations

Hearing Accommodations | DeafTEC | Best Practices for Teaching Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students:  http://www.deaftec.org/resources

Mobility Accommodations | University of Illinois | Physical and Mobility Disability: Common Assistive Technology: https://guides.library.illinois.edu/c.php?g=533633&p=3651132

Visual Accommodations | Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired | Overview of Technology for Visually Impaired and Blind Students: https://www.tsbvi.edu/general-technology-items/1074-overview-of-technology-for-visually-impaired-and-blind-students

Engaging Students in Learning

Chronicle of Higher Education | How to Hold a Better Class Discussion: https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/20190523-ClassDiscussion

LinkedIn Learning | Learning How to Increase Learner Engagement: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/learning-how-to-increase-learner-engagement

Faculty Handbook, University of Richmond

University of Richmond | Duties and Responsibilities of the Faculty Members (pg. 7): https://facultyhandbook.richmond.edu/Handbook_022118rev_updated%20HR%20link%20for%20domestic%20part.pdf

First Day of Class

Carnegie Mellon University | Make the Most of the First Day of Class: https://www.cmu.edu/teaching/designteach/teach/firstday.html

Chronicle of Higher Education | How to Teach a Good First Day of Class: https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/advice-firstday

Honor Code, University of Richmond
Inclusive Teaching

University of Washington| Inclusive Teaching Guide: https://www.washington.edu/teaching/topics/inclusive-teaching/

University of Michigan| Inclusive Teaching Resources and Strategies: http://www.crlt.umich.edu/multicultural-teaching/inclusive-teaching-strategies

Columbia University| Guide for Inclusive Teaching at Columbia: https://ctl.columbia.edu/resources-and-technology/resources/inclusive-teaching-guide/

Chronicle of Higher Ed | How to Make Your Teaching More Inclusive: https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/20190719_inclusive_teaching

 

Making Time for Faculty Scholarship
On-line Teaching

LinkedIn Learning| Foundations of Online Instruction: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/learning-to-teach-online

Pedagogies and Strategies

Vanderbilt University| Guide to Pedagogies and Strategies: https://cft.vanderbilt.edu/teaching-guides/pedagogies-and-strategies/

UC Berkeley | Active Learning Strategies: https://teaching.berkeley.edu/active-learning-strategies

 

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Vanderbilt University | Guide to SoTL: https://my.vanderbilt.edu/sotl/

University of Central Florida | SoTL and DBER: https://fctl.ucf.edu/research-on-teaching/sotl-and-dber/

Syllabus Creation

Chronicle of Higher Education | How to Create a Syllabus: https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/advice-syllabus

Chronicle of Higher Education | The 3 Essential Functions of Your Syllabus, Part 1: https://www.chronicle.com/article/The-3-Essential-Functions-of/190243/

Chronicle of Higher Education | The 3 Essential Functions of Your Syllabus, Part 2: https://www.chronicle.com/article/The-3-Essential-Functions-of/228909

University of Michigan | Creating Your Syllabus: http://www.crlt.umich.edu/gsis/p2_1

Accessible Syllabus | Resources to Promote Student Engagement and Agency: https://www.accessiblesyllabus.com

University of Richmond, Academic Skills | Describes academic and personal support services for students at UR: https://richmond.box.com/s/q25l8ydxct2ghw3d3uehop5bzhlc72ma

University of Richmond, Center for Awareness, Response, and Education | Resources for the prevention, support, and reporting of sexual misconduct on campus: https://prevent.richmond.edu

University of Richmond, Religious Observances Calendar | Lists significant holidays from the five largest global faith traditions: https://registrar.richmond.edu/planning/religious-observance.html 

Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Colorado State University| Universal Design for Learning Guide: http://accessproject.colostate.edu/udl/

Georgetown University| Universal Design for Learning Guide: https://commons.georgetown.edu/teaching/design/universal-design/

Writing Effective Learning Objectives

LinkedIn Learning| Teaching Techniques – Writing Effective Learning Objectives: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/teaching-techniques-writing-effective-learning-objectives

Johns Hopkins University| Writing Effective Learning Objectives: https://ii.library.jhu.edu/2016/07/20/writing-effective-learning-objectives/