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Teaching and Learning Resources

Supporting development of exceptional teaching practices and learning experiences


On Campus

Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI)

     Teaching Resources

     Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom online course

     Workshops & Webinars

     Programs for Faculty & Instructors

     Teaching with Technology Workshops


Learning Strategies Center - Resources for Advisors and Faculty


CALS Support of Teaching and Learning Committee




Selected books available online through the Cornell Library


Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning. James M. Lang. 2016.


Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation. Saundra McGuire. 2015.


Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning. Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, Mark A. McDaniel. 2014.


Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom. bell hooks. 1994.




Organizations and Platforms


National Institute on Scientific Teaching (NIST): Teaching Supports

free access to a collection of resources, teaching strategies and tools, and more


QUBES: Resources

platform that hosts hundreds of STEM teaching materials, reference materials, and cloud-based software free to use and adapts using open Creative Commons licenses - search by resource type, audience level, activity length, software used and more


American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

publications, webinars, podcasts on current topics (Cornell has an institutional membership)


CAST Universal Design for Learning 

guidelines for the implementation of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn



free resources, activities and online short courses on evidence-based teaching approaches 


National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science (NCCSTS) Case Collection

peer-reviewed case studies on a variety of topics in all areas of science (subscription required for access to teaching notes and answer keys)


Transparency in Learning and Teaching Project (TILT Higher Ed)

resources to help faculty, educational developers and administrators to apply the Transparency Framework (of purpose/task/criteria) in contexts including assignments, curricula, assessment and strategic initiatives, all toward the goal of enhancing student success equitably








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