This area contains other items of interest for new faculty. Activities of FOD, campus workshops other than the Teaching Essentials for New Faculty workshops ... will be listed here.
Resources on syllabus design, including the "MSU Syllabus Checklist", can be found here.
A news release from the AAPT, with links to the original article.
The fall 2012 brown-bag series on instructional technology is attached.
Lots of useful tips on academic writing, either for research or in courses, can be found at "Explorations of Style: A Blog about Academic Writing".
The paper attached describes a strategy for teaching the basic skills of reading and writing scientific literature in an immunology course, and utilizes backward course design, peer instruction/group learning, and the use of rubrics.
"Teaching Essentials for Careers in Higher Educations (TECHE)" is a set of eight well-designed modules produced by Epigeum, Ltd., and designed to simulate, as much as possible, the experience of being part of a workshop. These workshops engage the participant in exercises, videos, lectures and reading. They are ready when you are and can be started and stopped if other obligations intrude.
To access the modules, one must have an MSU ID and log into ANGEL.
"Make Clickers Work for You", presented by Stephanie Chasteen and Steven Pollock of the Science Education Initiative at the University of Colorado.
President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Report on Undergraduate STEM Education
On Feb. 7, 2012, PCAST released a new report, "Engage to Excel", on Undergraduate STEM Education.
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