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Resources for Educators

Effective teaching requires significant planning and management skills. Below are links to relevant teaching resources in the following areas:   

Teaching Effectiveness

Foundational Principles of Teaching


How People Learn

Preparing to Teach

Teaching Strategies

Classroom Management

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Documenting Teaching Practice and Effectiveness

Reflecting on teaching practice and getting peer feedback are two good ways to document accomplishments in teaching.

Instructional Technology

Mentoring Graduate Students

The role of the faculty mentor is an integral component of a doctoral student's graduate program. Successfully fostering and maintaining positive, professional relationships with your graduate students requires knowledge and skill. Faculty may find these resources beneficial in working with their graduate students:

  • Advising Doctoral Students -- An online resource designed to help both new and experienced doctoral advisors develop their ability to effectively mentor doctoral students.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Research Mentoring Program -- A website designed to provide resources to improve research mentoring relationships. It provides curricula, assessment tools and resources relevant for mentors and mentees, as well as those who would like to implement mentor training.

Resources for Your Students

UC San Diego Resources for Educators

Resources on the Web

Books and Articles on Teaching

Recommended Books

Recommended Articles

Adapted from Texas A&M University's Center for Teaching Excellence.