Welcome to the Teaching Handbook, your guide to teaching resources at Western Washington University. Please explore this guide for ideas and direction to support your teaching endeavors, and consider doing a Customized Resource Request for personalized assistance.
This collection is the result of a collaboration between the Center for Instructional Innovation and Assessment, the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, the Chair of the ACC, the Director of the Learning Commons, and the Instruction & Research Services Librarian. Learn more on the About page.
Table of Contents
First Day Essentials, syllabus, technology
Course design, learning outcomes, assessment
Syllabus guidelines, student-centered syllabus, academic integrity
Learning models, accessibility, diversity, accommodations, civility, first-year student support, graduate students as teachers
Active learning strategies, blended/online learning, classroom management, discussion, experiential learning, inclusive instruction, large classes, technology, writing
Tests, scoring, surveys, polls, classroom assessment techniques, peer evaluation, grading, improving tests, academic integrity
mid-quarter, course evaluations, consultation
Faculty awards, recognition, reflections