CELT website offers teaching help at your fingertips

If you've visited the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) website lately, you know there are lots of tips and articles to help faculty and graduate students take their teaching skills to the next level.

Too busy teaching to wade through the plethora of information? Never fear. The CELT staff compiled three "top five" lists to give faculty a glimpse of CELT's most popular offerings.

Check out these links, and then take some time to browse the rest of the CELT website to see what else it offers.

Five most popular CELT web pages

  1. Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement
  2. A Model of Learning Objectives: Based on "A Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching and Assessing: A Revision of Bloom's Taxonomy of Education Objectives"
  3. Techniques for Creative Teaching
  4. Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs)
  5. International Community Resources: Cultural Differences

Five most popular CELT videos

  1. "Modeling Effective Teaching Techniques" (7:32)
  2. "Welcoming Students on the First Day of Class" (5:39)
  3. "Managing a Discussion in a Large Class" (6:46)
  4. "Implementing Interactive Activities in a Large Class to Build Community" (6:15)
  5. "Clarifying Classroom Procedures in an Introductory Large Class" (4:29)

Five more web pages the CELT staff recommends

  1. eLearning at Iowa State
  2. CELT Programming
  3. Pedagogical Strategies for Working with Clickers
  4. The Research-based Flipped Classroom: Team-based Learning
  5. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)