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Teaching Tips and Resources

To facilitate the growth of effective instructors, we have gathered and developed the following strategies and approaches that recognize the responsibility instructors have to provide students a range of learning opportunities and environments. We have also included information about important legal and ethical responsibilities that instructors need to be aware of, career development materials, and other helpful information. To access information on the topics listed below, please go to our Graduate Assistant Teaching Handbook.

Legal and Ethical Responsibilities

Academic Dishonesty
Sexual Harassment Policies
Students with Disabilities in the Classroom
University of Wyoming Code of Ethical Conduct

Teaching Tips

Active Learning for Deeper Understanding
Assisting Students in Distress
Developing a Relaxed and Confident Teaching Style
The Course Syllabus
Grading and Commenting on Student Work
Inclusive Teaching
Information Literacy
Leading a Discussion
Monitoring Learning
Office Hour Strategies
Supporting Academic Integrity
Teaching a Lab Section
Teaching with Technology

Career Development

The Teaching Portfolio
Writing a Teaching Statement

Other Helpful Information

Syllabus Examples

Syllabus example (science)
Syllabus example (fabric arts)

Plagiarism Resources

Teaching Non-Native English Speakers

ECTL Library

Our library is a wonderful resource for researching specific ideas regarding teaching and learning and includes many of the most well-liked and well-respected books on this subject. It is searchable via LibraryThing by clicking here. Visitors are welcome any time during our regular office hours to browse our library. We are happy to assist with research on teaching.

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