Resources are documents created to help faculty improve their teaching and student learning.
Find out some basics on how to design curriculum for your plant breeding program, course and class using a backwards design approach. Learn how to strengthen your lesson planning and create objectives that will keep you focused on learner success.
- What is Curriculum?
- Backwards Design Process
- Program-Level Design
- Course-Level Design
- Lesson Planning
Methods & Strategies
For information on research-based and evidence-based approaches that put the student as the main focus, rather than the instructor to improve understanding. A place to share specific techniques that improve student engagement that will help students reach learning outcomes.
- Information Processing Model (IPM)
- Case Studies
- Improving Lectures
- Learner Centered Teaching Techniques
- Flipped Classrooms
- Problem-based Learning
- Experiential Learning
Mentoring & Creating a Professional Learning Community
For information on theory and practice of mentoring both students and peers to enhance performance.
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