Teaching & Learning

Welcome

The topics in this strand are arranged to reflect steps in the process of planning and assessing a wide array of programmatic and course-specific student-centered learning experiences. Please visit our Calendar of Events for the coming workshops.

Understanding Your Students & Supporting Their Success

The programs and opportunities listed here are intended to enable participants to gain insights about the students we serve and about how to promote their success.

Incorporating High Impact Educational Practices

The "High Impact Educational Practices" framework captures a set of instructional and mentoring activities that have been demonstrated to promote student retention and success. Several offices and units on our campus strive to support faculty as they incorporate these instructional practices into their repertoire.

Teaching Large Classes

The resources provided here are intended to inspire and support faculty as they plan and teach courses in large-lecture format.  They include tips and strategies from seasoned instructors as well as links to materials from a variety of sources.

Designing Your Curriculum & Course Syllabus

The programs and opportunities listed here are intended to support participants' efforts to articulate the under-girding goals of their courses, to align student learning outcomes, instructional activities and assessment strategies, to create informative course "road-maps" which clearly convey key course goals content and expectations as well as relevant resources that can help ensure student success.

Assessing Your Students' Outcomes 

The programs and opportunities listed here are intended to enable participants to make informed decisions about ways to measure what students are gleaning from their educational experiences.

Developing Your Teaching Strategies

The programs and opportunities listed here are intended to enable participants to explore, develop and select teaching strategies and activities that are best suited to promoting student success in achieving course learning outcomes.

Developing Your Learning Materials

The programs and opportunities listed here are intended to enable participants to explore, develop and select instructional materials that serve to supplement learning in or outside of the classroom.

Making Your Materials Accessible

The programs and opportunities listed here are intended to enable participants to develop and select instructional materials that are inclusive and accessible for all students.

Using Technology for Learning and Teaching

The programs and opportunities listed here are intended to enable participants to understand how and when to use a wide variety of instructional technology tools in their teaching.

Additional Teaching Resources

The resources listed here consisted of a collection of web-based open source courseware or content that may be used to enhance your teaching.

Conducting and Publishing Research on Teaching and Learning

The wealth of resources listed here will guide you to find venues for disseminating your insights and good work in teaching. The staff at the Center is also here to assist you.


 

Consultation for Instructional Design,  Instructional Technology, Accessibility, Google Apps and Course Design

Elizabeth Tu
Instructional Designer and Instructor, CFD
Email: elizabeth.tu@sjsu.edu
Phone: (408) 924-3093
Office: IRC 202