Center for the Advancement of Innovative Teaching

CAIT's Library

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

http://www.librarything.com/catalog.php?view=tlchpu&offset=0&shelf=shelf

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 http://www.hpu.edu/Libraries_HPU/Webpages/Library_Services_Faculty.html

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  http://www.developfaculty.com/online/index.html

Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan http://www.crlt.umich.edu/publinks/occasional.php

Center for Teaching and Learning (Stanford University) http://ctl.stanford.edu

Clemson University, http://www.clemson.edu/OTEI/resources/instructional.html

Honolulu Community College - Faculty Development web site, http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/intranet/committees/FacDevCom/index.htm

Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, http://jolt.merlot.org/currentissue.html

Learning Support Centers in Higher Education, http://www.pvc.maricopa.edu/lsc/online_resources/related_links.htm

For first day of class resources, check out the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's link: http://cfe.unc.edu/teaching/topics/1st_day/index.html

 

Other Useful Resources 

Carnegie Mellon University's Resources http://www.cmu.edu/teaching/solveproblem/index.html

University of Kansas http://www.provost.ku.edu/areas/faculty/

University of Delaware  http://cte.udel.edu/

Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education (classic)
http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/intranet/committees/FacDevCom/guidebk/teachtip/7princip.htm

What’s So Good about a College Education? 
An essay by Andrew Mills, published in the Chronicle of Higher Education
Online at http://faculty.otterbein.edu/AMills/MillsCollegeEssay.html

Are Colleges Failing?
Derek Bok, Harvard University, in Boston Globe editorial 2005.  Online at http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2005/12/18/are_colleges_failing/

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 http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/erm0342.pdf

Strategies for Helping Students Develop Team Skills
Susan Ledlow, Arizona State University, 1999. Online at http://www.hydroville.org/system/files/team_strategies.pdf

Getting Students to Read:  Fourteen Tips
Eric Hobson, Georgia Southern University, in Idea Paper #40, July 2004. Online at http://www.idea.ksu.edu/papers/Idea_Paper_40.pdf

Using Think-Pair-Share in the College Classroom
Susan Ledlow, Arizona State University, 2001. Online at http://clte.asu.edu/active/usingtps.pdf

The One-Minute Paper
David Bressoud, Macalester College 2005. Online at http://www.maa.org/saum/maanotes49/87.html            

Developing Effective Lectures:  Eight Steps to Active Lecturing
Ferris State University, online at http://learnercenteredteaching.wordpress.com/teaching-resources/eight-steps-to-active-lecturing/

Active Learning
L. Dee Fink.  Online at http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/intranet/committees/FacDevCom/guidebk/teachtip/active.htm

Cooperative Learning
Roger and David Johnson, in In Context, 2005.  Online at http://www.context.org/ICLIB/IC18/Johnson.htm

On Discussion Teaching (University of Chicago)
James Redfield, 2005. Online at http://teaching.uchicago.edu/handbook/tac10.html

Bloom’s Taxonomy
Adapted from http://www.coun.uvic.ca/learn/program/hndouts/bloom.html