Foundations of Teaching and Learning

Teaching Excellence starts with mastery of the foundations. Find resources organized around teaching foundations, such as academic policies, syllabus design, effective teaching strategies, in-class Activites, and assessment.

Syllabus Design

Activities for Learning

  • Diverse In-Class Activities
  • High Impact Practices
  • Information Literacy
  • Integrative Learning
  • Learning Transfer PowerPoint
  • Poster Presentation Assignments (LibGuide)
  • Project-Based Learning for First-Year Students
  • Service Learning
  • Tactile Teaching (LibGuide)
  • Thriving in College

Academic Policies

  • Academic Integrity
  • Classroom Civility
  • Copyright Compliance
  • Veterans


  • Rubrics
  • Assessment of Student Learning (LibGuide)
  • Classroom Assessment Techniques
  • Developing and Assessing Clear Course Outcomes
  • Grading Group Work
  • Helping Students Effectively Evaluate Your Teaching
  • New Information Literacy Framework and Threshold Concepts: Tripping Point or Tipping Point for Great Teaching (LibGuide)
  • Online Student Evaluation Questions