SBCC Committee on Teaching and Learning
2. SBCC's Student Hub Resource Matrix
4. Study Skills for College Students: This connects to another CTL page listing many websites offering study skills resources that students might explore.
5. Does Drinking Affect Studying? Some statistics are offered about risky behaviors.
Transfer Info. Online: a. ASSIST: State-wide
articulation system with information on the lower division preparation for
the major at most California State Universities and University of California
campuses. Review requirements for specific campuses and see how courses articulate
with University courses. Assist also provides the IGETC, CSU General Education
Breadth requirements, and CSU and UC transferable course lists.
b . CSU system: Programs and requirements, impacted majors at the CSU; how to apply online
c . UC system: Campuses; how to apply online
1. Guidelines for Seeking Academic Assistance, by Jody Millward, Ph.D.
2. Writing Across the Curriculum (short version), by David Starkey's Writing Guide
3. A referral form for Student Services; see also "Seek Help" above under Student Resources for a short list.
4. Letter of Recommendation Template (for instructors to give to students who ask for a letter of recommendation), by Jody Millward, Ph.D.
The Design of Teaching The following links have to do with the "how to" of teaching, and present pedagogically-related ideas and information that could be applied while designing one's course. Click here for websites mainly offering content.
1. SBCC's Faculty Resource Center
2. Teaching Tips Index, by the University of Hawai's Honolulu Community College's Faculty Dev. Committee
3. SBCC's Directed Learning Activities (DLAs)
4. SBCC's 4sbccfaculty: Faculty Teaching and Learning Seminar (online)
5. University of Oregon's Teaching Effectiveness Program
6. Strategies for Teaching Thinking and Promoting Intellectual Development in Online Classes, by William Peirce (very thorough compilation of important information that is presented as an online workshop and applies to traditional teaching)
7. Center for Advancing the Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL), Duquesne University, School of Education. They have an excellent mission statement worthy of reading.
8. Faculty Development Associates offers online resources; scroll down for weekly teaching tips, by Richard Lyons
9. Riverside College's Online Course for Teachers
1. TCRecord: "The Voice of Scholarship in Education", Teacher's College in New York offers an excellent online journal with a vast web archive to explore. You can select from a list of options what your particular interests are, and they will send you weekly updates about articles in that area.
2. NewJour Archive of journals and newsletters available on the internet.
3. Education and Culture, Founded by the John Dewey Society and the Philosopy of Education Society, is a journal publishing articles in the philosophy of education and theoretical work in other educational disciplines.
4. Kathy Nunley's Layered Curriculum Site; newsletter available. Of interest are the summaries of research studies.
5. An archive of excellent success strategies & information about On Course Workshops is offered by Skip Downing. Anyone is welcome to join the ON COURSE NEWSLETTER: To subscribe, send in a blank message. You may subscribe groups; please see the information link above for how to do so.
6. Paths Of Learning is a resource for educators, scholars, policymakers and parents seeking democratic, holistic and student-centered forms of education. Links to many other organizations and resources, ie. Great Ideas in Education, offering resources like Encounter Magazine. (A child's photo on the homepage may give the impression of an early childhood ed site, but resources of relevance are provided for the college level if you dig in.)
7. Carnegie Perspectives, a different way to think about teaching and learning, by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, offers Carnegie Conversations, an online public forum for issues raised in Carnegie Perspectives; issues and forums available from Oct. 2003 to present.
8. Inside Higher Ed, What's happening in Higher Ed. Recommended by Jody Millward.
1. MIT's OpenCourseware - free course materials for use by educators, students, and lifelong learners
2. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
3a. PBS Resources for use with Lessons/Assignments 3b.PBS Teachers' Resource 4c. This link is an example of one of the many online multimedia programs. The topic is the human genome, "Cracking the Code".
4. MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching; Discipline Communities for Higher Ed
5. Sonoma State's Critical Thinking Consortium offers one in depth section for university/college use on ways to foster the thinking abilities in your curriculum.
6. Martin Ryder offers an extensive listing of articles and weblinks on instructional design.
1. Theory into Practice Database (TIP), by Greg Kearsley. The database contains brief summaries of 50 major theories of learning and instruction. These theories can also be accessed by learning domains and concepts: Theories, Learning Domains, Learning Concepts
2. Institute for Learning Technologies offers access to recent articles on pedagogy, as well as links to Emile, or On Education, by Rousseau, and the "Digital Text Project" by Columbia University.
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