Teaching Resources Index
Video of the Week!
Online Teaching Tools & Tips Tutorials
- How to take attendance on Zoom
- How to create a journal in Blackboard
- How to create a discussion board post in Bb
- Getting Online Fast
- How to use Whiteboard in Zoom
- Using the Polling Feature in Zoom
- Creating an Assignment Submission Folder in Blackboard
- How to add a tool link to your Blackboard class site
- How to upload a Youtube video
- Embedding Videos into Your Course
- Creating Assignments
- Active learning is a learner-centered approach to teaching where the instructors are facilitators of learning rather than providers of information.
- Active Learning Techniques Booklet
- Flipped learning is a pedagogical approach in which direct instruction moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space.
- A learning outcome answers the question: what will students know or be able to do at the end of this lesson, block, or program. The learning outcome informs what you will teach.
Resources from Outside Sources
- How to Hold Better Class Discussion
- How to Make Your Teaching More Inclusive
- Useful resources from other sites, including those outside the UCR School of Medicine.
- Recommended reading list on teaching.pdf
- TeachingPhysician.org is an online resource dedicated to supporting community preceptors and faculty as they train the next generation of physicians.
Writing Effective Test Questions
Additional Online Teaching Resources
- The National Teaching & Learning Forum publishes an online journal with a wealth of information on teaching and learning. When reading it on campus, I was able to get full access to all articles through the UC library. Check it out.
- A great article from James Lang, author of Small Teaching on How to Teach a First Day of Class
- Some excellent advice on how to get writing into a busy teaching schedule. The Worst Writing Advice in the World.
- This is a great, short piece on how to make sure you get student buy-in for the content you are teaching. Focus Your Lectures with the One-Sentence Lesson Plan.
- This narrowly focused study looks at whether or not the use of active learning strategies had a negative impact on student evaluations of teaching. (Spoiler alert - they didn't!) Will my student evaluations decrease if I adopt an active learning instructional strategy?
- Interesting article from Medical Education: The knowledge paradox: the more I know, the less I can clearly explain