Faculty Resources

CTE Forms

Academic Commons:

GGC’s Academic Commons


Accessible Syllabus Template (in Teams)

Accessible Syllabus Template instructions (in Teams)

Blackboard Ally information (in Teams)

Brightspace / Kaltura:

Brightspace 101 for Instructors

Brightspace 101 for Students

Course Design:

A Self-Directed Guide to Designing Courses for Significant Learning (Fink)

Course Design (USC CET)

Cutting Edge Course Design Tutorial (Fink)

Planning a Class with Backward Design (Chronicle of Higher Ed)

Understanding by Design (Wiggins and McTigh)

Understanding by Design Handbook (Wiggins and McTigh)

Educational Technology:

Diigo Social Bookmarking

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning



Intel Resources for Student Centered Learning

Mindomo – Mind Mapping


Faculty Development:

CTE Faculty Development page

Student Engagement:

Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn (Wiley)

Meaningful Student Involvement

Motivating College Student Learning

Motivating Students (Carleton)

Motivating Today’s College Students (AAC&U)

Stories of Meaningful Student Involvement

Strengthening Student Engagement (ASCD)

Student Engagement: Resource Roundup (Edutopia)

Ten Steps to Better Student Engagement (Edutopia)

International Learning:

Comprehensive Internationalization: From Concept to Action (NAFSA)

Internationalizing Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum Network (NAFSA)

Learner Centered Teaching:

Active Learning Strategies (VCU)

Developing Learner Centered Teaching (Wiley)

Learner Centered Teaching

Learner Centered Teaching (Merlot)

Learner Centered Teaching (Vanderbilt)

Principles of Teaching & Learning (Carnegie Mellon)

Review of Weimer’s Learner Centered Teaching

Teaching and Learning (Faculty Focus)

Using Student-Centered Assessment to Enhance Learning (Vanderbilt)


Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Transformative Dialogues: Teaching and Learning Journal

SoTL (Illinois State)

SoTL Guide (Vanderbilt)

Visible Knowledge Project (CNDLS)