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Teaching Resources
The following sites are sources for conferences, teaching-related journals and classroom strategies to help faculty create effective learning environments.

Teaching Enhancement Grant (TEG)

Teaching Enhancement Grant (TEG) funds projects that promote excellence in teaching and learning. Funding for the TEG program comes from the Initiative for University Excellence. Download Application

The Professional and Organizational Development Network

The Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD), of which the Center is a member,  fosters human development in higher education through faculty, instructional, and organizational development. The site offers a number of programs, conferences and grant support in the area of faculty development

The University of Northern Colorado

The University of Northern Colorado Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching supports faculty and staff professional development with multiple links for faculty/staff resources Also check the online Chronicle of Higher Education at

American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) is the leading national association concerned with the quality of undergraduate liberal education.  The site provides conferences, articles and research on a variety of institutional and curricular planning needs with focus on student learning.  As a member, the Center has AAC&U publications available for faculty.


MERLOT is a leading edge, user-centered collection of peer reviewed and higher education online learning materials and faculty development support services

National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)

National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) promotes and supports quality academic advising to enhance student development. The site provides programs, resources and services

The National Teaching and Learning Forum (NTLF)

The National Teaching and Learning Forum (NTLF) began as a joint venture with the ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education in 1991. The Forum addresses a wide-range of topics with in-depth attention to teaching and learning, including book previews and a newsletter available in the CFE Library.

Reference for the Development of Rubrics

Reference for the Development of Rubrics Registration and use of the tools are free of charge.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is an independent policy and research center that supports the teaching profession and higher educational pursuits. Programs, publications and their journal Change are featured

International Alliance of Teacher Scholars

International Alliance of Teacher Scholars hosts the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) discussions and presentations. The Lilly conferences and the Journal on Excellence in College Teaching provide opportunities for research and publishing

The Active Learning Site

The Active Learning Site supports scholarship of teaching by providing research-based resources.  Once in the site, the Active Learning Internet Links are a good source of ideas (Site currently under construction)

The Campus Compact Reader

The Campus Compact Reader is a no-cost, online journal focusing on service learning

The Teaching Professor

The Teaching Professor offers information to help faculty teach more effectively. The university subscribes to the newsletter, which can be accessed through the library’s data base

Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed is an on-line source for news, jobs and opinions in higher education. Founded in 2004 by three executives with experience in higher education journalism and recruitment, the site provides “news”, “views” and “blogs” on current issues related to higher education in an accessible, user-friendly format

CFE Library collection

CFE Library collection includes books, journals, newsletters, CDs and DVDs for faculty use.  The Library Resource list is posted on the CFE BlackBoard site.

Blackboard Faculty Success

Blackboard Faculty Success provides a community driven site for faculty. Focused on helping other Bb faculty from an instructor’s point of view, it contains useful tips and tricks for Building a Better Course and how to choose the best tools for you to use. The site includes an array of links to help find the best answer to any questions you might have about blackboard.


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Mapping Our Future

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