Tips and Strategies for Effective Course Design
Ever considered putting together a "Warm Syllabus" for your course?
One of the hallmarks of inquiry-guided learning is the development of critical thinking skills. Helpful resources on critical thinking can be found at:
There is no one way to design a course that draws on inquiry-based learning. Helpful resources though on learning outcomes and assessments that support inquiry-based classes can be found at:
Teaching resources can be found at the following sites pertaining to interactive lectures, problem-based learning, and guided discussions.
The Flipped Classroom: to find out more about this 'trend' at some universities, watch this short video and read EDUCASE's 7 Things You Should Know about the Flipped Classroom
An Interactive Lecture Guide [PDF] (College of Medicine, University of Arizona)
Problem-based Learning (Study Guides and Strategies)
Discussion-based Teaching (WISE)
Further resources on other methods of effective course design can be found at:
The POD Network (Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education)
Tomorrow's Professor (a daily email with Teaching Tips published by Rick Reis of Standford University)