- Promote conversations among instructors about teaching
- Encourage the exchange of ideas and practices related to teaching
- Encourage instructors to explore alternative teaching practices
- Allow instructors to serve as resources for one another
The great thing about this program is that it is comprised of nine core self-study modules that are freely available to anyone. You don’t need a username, a password or anything. There is no need to register whatsoever. You can painlessly go and study these modules and learn all kinds of interesting ideas about these topics:
- Assessing Student Learning
- Course Design
- Evaluating Teaching
- Inquiry-Based Learning
- Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
- Teaching for Active and Deep Learning
- Teaching with Discussions
- Team/Group Learning
This is definitely worth adding to your Delicious Bookmarks so that you can visit this website on a rainy day. Awesome. Special thanks go to the staff at the Centre for teaching and learning at Queen’s University for providing this open access material to the world. That’s my kind of professional development resource!
Do you know any other fantastic resources like this? If so, be sure to leave a comment below.