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Other Useful Resources

  • Tomorrow's Professor Listserv - Daily postings on teaching and learning from the Stanford Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
  • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Scholarly Communications and Information Technology
  • MentorNet pairs graduate students, postdocs and early career faculty in engineering and science with tenured faculty members for an 8-month mentoring relationship conducted via email.
  • FacultyForTheFuture.org is the only website dedicated to linking a diverse pool of women and under-represented minority candidates from engineering, science and business with faculty and research positions at universities across the country.
  • Sencer.net is the website for Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER). SENCER is a comprehensive national dissemination project funded by the National Science Foundation.  SENCER engages student interest in the sciences and mathematics by supporting the development of undergraduate courses and academic programs that teach “to” basic science and mathematics “through” complex, capacious, and unsolved public issues.  Here you will find information about the summer institute.
  • Project Kaleidoscope With support from the ExxonMobil Foundation, Project Kaleidoscope continues to build a national network of emerging leaders in undergraduate STEM. These are faculty who have been identified by their senior administrators as having demonstrated leadership potential within their local community and with the potential for national leadership into the next century. Known as PKAL F21 (Project Kaleidoscope Faculty for the 21st Century), this network offers members a wide range of opportunities to become productive agents of change and visible leaders within their campus and disciplinary communities.
  • The Council on Undergraduate Research The mission of the Council on Undergraduate Research is to support and promote high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship.
  • Teaching Large Classes A set of resources for various aspects of teaching large courses. The first category is "Active Learning Elements."
  • The “Change–up” in Lectures A description of the "change-up" in lecture from Indiana University.  A good review of why active learning is important followed by several strategies to get students actively engaged.
  • Active Learning with Powerpoint A site at the University of Minnesota with extensive materials about active learning with PowerPoint
  • Interactive Lectures This module on Interactive Lectures has strategies and specific examples of activities to involve students in large and small lecture-based classes.
  • Reducing Stereotype Threat

Last Updated: 7/17/14