Selected Teaching Topics
- Academic Integrity
- The University of Western Ontario provides campus resources to support
faculty members and graduate teaching assistants to ensure the academic
integrity of all of our programs. On this page you will find a list of
resources that will be useful for you to employ in the classroom.
- Assessment is an iterative feedback process for continual program improvement, based on the model to the right.
- Classroom Management
- Curriculum and Course Design
- Discipline-Based Teaching
- This collection of teaching resources is catalogued on an external
Social Bookmarking* site called delicious. These resource links have
been selected and curated by experienced Teaching Assistants in each
discipline and by our TATP instructors. Each resource has a short
description of its contents and is "tagged" with keywords.
- Graduate Supervision
- The Teaching Support Centre (TSC) and the School of Graduate and
Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS) are working on developing programs and
resources to enhance graduate supervision and raise its profile and
importance across campus.
- Information Literacy
- Information Literacy is defined as the skills and abilities that
facilitate efficiently accessing, critically assessing, effectively
assimilating, and responsibly applying information.
- Instructional Technology
- Teaching Large Classes
- Welcome to the Teaching Large Classes Website. We hope you will find
what follows useful, that the material here will offer you some new
ideas, and perhaps confirm some parts of your own experience.
- Student Engagement
- Engagement is defined as the time and effort that students spend on
activities related to student life (curricular and co-curricular). It is
measured by using specific behaviors such as the discussion of class
material or participation in co-curricular activities.
- Teaching Dossiers
- In 1996, The University of Western Ontario implemented the use of
Teaching Dossiers as part of the procedure for promotion and tenure.
Information is provided here to assist faculty in developing their
teaching dossier. Periodically, workshops are also given on this topic
by the Teaching Support Centre.
- Teaching Students with Disabilities
- The information in this guide may help faculty,
graduate teaching assistants, librarians, and archivists understand the
nature of various disabilities as it relates to learning, and provides
best practices for the classroom, lab, and other teaching settings to
help make your teaching accessible.
- Student Evaluation of Teaching
- Critical Thinking
- Team Teaching