Recent Teaching Tips

10 Commandments of Lecturing, by Rachael Brothers

5 Ways Online Teaching Positively Affects Your Classroom, by Rachael Brothers

Stay On Course With the Daily Class Session Guide, by Barbara Hooper, PhD

Establishing Independent Students, by Rachael Brothers

Fostering Learning Retention, by Rachael Brothers

Master Teacher Initiative Teaching Tips

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Welcome to the Master Teacher Initiative Teaching Tips. Please click on the folders, below, to view the list of teaching tips. To view a complete tip, click on the title of the teaching tip.

Academic Integrity
Accessibility: Digital Media
Active Learning
Assessment: Tests/Quizzes/Questioning
Cheating and Plagiarism
Class Administration/Classroom Models
Classroom Behavior
Commencement Addresses/Inspiration
Copyright Essentials
Course Design and Evaluation
Creativity and the Classroom
Current Issues in Higher Education
Discussion Strategies
Distance/Online Strategies
Discriminatory Language: What Is It?: A quick look at the three main types of discriminatory language. Info
Dispositions for Good Teaching: A brief review and link to the Gary Howard article "Dispositions for Good Teaching." Info
Diversity: Seeing the Forest for the Trees: This tip reviews Chapter 5 in Barbara Gross Davis' 1993 Tools for Teaching. Info
Recruiting and Retaining the Underrepresented: This tip provides some suggestions on how to assist students from underrepresented groups to obtain scholarships and fellowships. Info
Sexist Language: What is it?: A quick look at four main characteristics of sexist language. Info
Speaking of Disabilities: Info
Thinking Along the Autism Spectrum: Info
Working with Military Veterans in the Classroom: Info
Experiential Education
First Day Tips
Funny Stuff
Lesson Planning
Lecture Tips
Professional Matters
Student Centered Instruction
Teaching in the Disciplines
Teaching Strategies
Teaching with Technology