Other Resources

Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) AAC&U has many important resources for faculty to consider, from general education to high impact practices. UNCG is a member institution of AAC&U and faculty/staff can access resources as affiliated members. You may have to sign up for a free account using your UNCG e-mail address.

Here are a few key areas available from AAC&U:



A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the imagination for a world of constant change by Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown

How People Learn: Brain, mind, experience and school (free PDF download) from the National Research Council and the National Academies Press

Teaching Naked by José Antonio Bowen

Understanding by Design (Ebook available through UNCG Library) by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe


National Support

American Association of University Professors

Carnegie Mellon on Designing a Course

Curriculum and Pedagogy Group

Flipping the Classroom  Southern Methodist University

Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) POD publishes a number of articles annually covering innovative teaching ideas to development opportunities.

Queensborough Community College Publication List for Faculty Queensborough Community College has a list of journals tailored to faculty looking to publish work on pedagogy.

University of Michigan Center for Research on Teaching and Learning UM offers a number of resources in a number of areas from Diversity & Inclusion to teaching philosophies. UM is a national recognized leader in the field of faculty development.

Vanderbilt University Course Design Resources

Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching Library VU’s CFT offers a number of articles and publications written by their faculty.

Vanderbilt University Pedagogies and Strategies

The Washington Center for Improving Undergraduate Education

Sample Syllabi (Carnegie Mellon)


Teaching and Learning Blogs

Public Recognition: An Undervalued Incentive for Teaching (Rice CTE)

Emerging Dialogues in Assessment: Whether National Exam Scores Are Student or Program Learning Outcomes (AALHE)

On Facilitating the USE of Institutional Research Data (AALHE)

Why Student Ratings Matter (IDEA)

Academic Blogging and Student Evaluation Click Bait: A Follow-Up (Rice CTE)

Best Practices with Student Evaluations of Teaching (Embry-Riddle CTLE)

Meaningful, Moral, and Manageable? The Grading Holy Grail (Rice CTE)

Emerging Dialogues in Assessment: Showing What Students Have Learned to Do (AALHE)

Research Roundup: Five Principles for Giving Effective Feedback to Students (ACUE Community)



The Science of Student Ratings (Sam Moulton, Harvard)


Published Studies on Teaching and Learning

The Effects of Long-Term Systematic Educational Development on the Beliefs and Attitudes of University Teachers (HEQCO)



If you know of journals or resources that might be helpful to creating innovative teaching spaces, please e-mail utlc@uncg.edu to have them added.