Teaching and Learning Resources

Explore some of the latest information on teaching and learning.  Many of the resources listed here are free but information on conferences, memberships and resources that can be accessed through the FCTL are also provided.


Active Learning in Higher Education SAGE Journals

American Journal of Distance Education

College Teaching

Journal of College Science Teaching (NSTA)

Journal of College Teaching and Learning

The Journal of Higher Education

Teaching in Higher Education-Critical Perspectives


The following book titles are available through the FCTL.

Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty

Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers

Clickers in the Classroom: Using Classroom Response Systems to Increase Student Learning

The Copyright Ninja: Rise of the Ninja

Discussion as a Way of Teaching: Tools and Techniques for Democratic Classrooms

Dynamic Lecturing: Research-Based Strategies to Enhance Lecture Effectiveness

Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom

How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching

Introduction to Rubrics: An Assessment Tool to Save Grading Time, Convey Effective Feedback and Promote Student Learning

The Online Teaching Survival Guide: Simple and Practical Pedagogical Tips

Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone: Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education

Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers

Teaching Naked Techniques: A Practical Guide to Designing Better Classes

Teaching Race: How to Help Students Unmask and Challenge Racism

Teaching Students How to Learn: Strategies you can Incorporate into any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation

Team-Based Learning: A Transformative Use of Small Groups in College Teaching

What the Best College Teachers Do


CAST-The UDL Guidelines

The Chronicle of Higher Education-Teaching Tips

Inside Higher Ed Home page

The Scholarly Teacher Home page 

Institutional Memberships

Educause Home page and Educause Learning Initiative Home page        

Magna Publications Home page    Monday Morning Mentor

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Online Learning Consortium Home page 

The Teaching Professor Home page  

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Open Resources

EdSurge Digital Learning Network Higher Ed Home page

Faculty Focus Home page 

IDEA Research and Resources Home page 

The K. Patricia Cross Academy Techniques Video Library

OER Commons Home page

Stanford - Tomorrow’s Professor Postings


AAC&U Meetings and Events

AHEAD Conferences    

Best Teachers Institute Home page

Distance Teaching & Learning Conference Home page

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference & Events page   

Experiential Learning Conference Events page

Higher Education Teaching and Learning Home page 

Lilly Conferences page

OLC Conferences page

POD Network Events page   

Research on Teaching and Learning Summit 2020 Event page

SoTL Conference Event page

Faculty Focus - The Teaching Professor Conference page

UCO Transformative Learning Conference page