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Teaching Tools

This area of the website provides lots of information about teaching strategies, basic tips, and resources available at USF. Please use the sidebar area to quickly find relevant topics of interest to you.


Fall 2017 Syllabi Templates

In this post, you'll find fall 2017 syllabi templates. Read more ...

Teaching Humility in the Age of Arrogance

"Teaching our students the value of empathy, of reasons and dialogue, and the value and nature of evidence itself, is crucial ... " Michael Patrick Lynch

The experiences of teaching and learning at USF are firmly anchored in Ignatian Pedagogy, in which values such as empathy, reason and dialogue become more than goals for being men and women for others. Read more ...

The Slow Professor Discussion Area

You can use the comments section to post your ideas and comment on other ideas while you read the book. Are there questions you have as you read, that you don't want to forget to raise at the dinner in August? Read more ...

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Thacher Gallery Resource for Teachers

Rising shorelines. Queer identity. Black out migration. Print culture. Environmental theology. The Iraq War. Native Californians. Geometry. These are just a handful of the topics explored in recent exhibitions at the Thacher Gallery and now there’s a resource to assist you in identifying ways to use gallery exhibitions for your specific class. Read more ...

Kevin Lo on Utilizing Principles of Mindfulness in the Classroom

Kevin Lo (Organization, Leadership and Communication) sat down with CTE Co-Director, Jonathan Hunt, to talk about how Kevin utilizes mindfulness techniques in his classroom to enhance student learning. Kevin begins by adding a dimension of relationships to the idea of mindfulness. This interview is just under 15 minutes, which is perfect for your walk to class in Lone Mountain. Read more ...

Concept Maps

Concept Maps are images of information or knowledge that allow students to represent central ideas, themes, dynamics, and relationships that they have learned in the class. Read more ...

Student Panel at the Ed Tech Expo

Faculty learn about new teaching technologies from colleagues, developers, teaching centers, and instructional technologists — but what do students have to say about teaching with technology?

To gain more insight into the student experience of technology at USF and to give a voice to students, CTE Co-Director Jonathan Hunt led a student panel at the Ed Tech Expo on March 28, 2017. Read more ...

Teaching Collaboration Grants

Applications are due April 24, 2017.

The CTE will award two grants of $1,000 each to two faculty teams (teams must consist of two or more faculty):

  • A team of faculty teaching in the core curriculum
  • A team of faculty from a department

Teams will work in either summer/fall 2017 and must submit a proposal to be considered for the grants. Read more ...

Universal Design for Learning Workshop

What is universal design for learning and why do you need to know? The CTE Faculty Learning Community on Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning designed a half-day workshop focused on the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for participants to explore ways to teach effectively to a broad audience of students. Read more ...

Learning to Look Workshop II: How Do I Know What My Students Are Learning?

How do you really know if your students are learning what you think they are learning? Come to this workshop to discover easy, effective ways of collecting more reliable information about knowing 1. how deeply your students are absorbing the course content Read more ...

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