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Principles of University Teaching

6 Principles of Teaching

Portfolio Process

Action Research

Action research is a systematic progessive process of meaningful investigation to improve an identified problem within one's own teaching practices.  Action Research (pdf)

Classroom Observation Guidelines

Classroom Observation Guidelines.This review of research by Brooke Howland outlines the basic tenets of conducting an effective observation of teaching.  These guidelines coupled with the Six Principles of University Teaching Excellence, are a strong combination in identifying what to look for when observing colleagues teach.  For further guidance contact the CTL.

Fair and Easy Grading Models

Grading Model


Principles of Teaching Essay Guidelines
Graduate Work


Tutorials & Examples

Academic Program and Design Evaluation
Thinking About Thinking: Analyzing Perspectives
Sample Syllabi

OSU Resource Directory

OSU Syllabus Requirements
Student Conduct & Community Standards
Academic Dishonesty
Disability Access Services
OSU's Policy Related to Disability Click for Statement
Web and Emerging Technology
Postdoc Survival Guide

Blackboard (link to TAC website)

External Links

Course Design & Development
Open Educational Resources

Critical Thinking Resources
Honolulu Community College

Northwest Regional Education Laboratory
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Kennesaw State University List of Conferences

Library of Congress
OSU Library

Tools for Graduate Students
105 Indispensable Resources for Online Academic Research

Contact Info

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Center for Teaching and Learning

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