Office of the Faculty Teaching Fellow

CAIT's Library

Our books are now available for check out through Meader Library. View the collection at

High-Speed Internet Access, Color Printing, Scanning
In the Center, there are four computers with high-speed internet access, readily available for faculty use.  Each computer includes CD read-and-write capabilities. We have a scanner and OCR software, which allows users to edit text on scanned documents.

Faculty Resources for Information Literacy

 Check out the HPU library's resources page for faculty here

Teaching Resource Web sites

The web sites below provide links to other Teaching and Learning centers, as well as a wealth of useful resources for faculty:

Faculty Development Associates

Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan

Center for Teaching and Learning (Stanford University)

Clemson University,

Honolulu Community College - Faculty Development web site,

Journal of Online Learning and Teaching,

Learning Support Centers in Higher Education,

For first day of class resources, check out the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's link:


Other Useful Resources 

Carnegie Mellon University's Resources

University of Kansas

University of Delaware

Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education (classic)

What’s So Good about a College Education? 
An essay by Andrew Mills, published in the Chronicle of Higher Education
Online at

Are Colleges Failing?
Derek Bok, Harvard University, in Boston Globe editorial 2005.  Online at

A New Paradigm for Undergraduate Education
Barr and Tagg in Change Magazine, Nov/Dec 1995.  Read the article here.

Boomers, Gen-Xers & Millennials:  Understanding the New Students
Diana Oblinger, in Educause, July/August 2003. Online at

Strategies for Helping Students Develop Team Skills
Susan Ledlow, Arizona State University, 1999. Online at

Getting Students to Read:  Fourteen Tips
Eric Hobson, Georgia Southern University, in Idea Paper #40, July 2004. Online at

Using Think-Pair-Share in the College Classroom
Susan Ledlow, Arizona State University, 2001. Online at

The One-Minute Paper
David Bressoud, Macalester College 2005. Online at            

Developing Effective Lectures:  Eight Steps to Active Lecturing
Ferris State University, online at

Active Learning
L. Dee Fink.  Online at

Cooperative Learning
Roger and David Johnson, in In Context, 2005.  Online at

On Discussion Teaching (University of Chicago)
James Redfield, 2005. Online at

Bloom’s Taxonomy
Adapted from