NIAGARA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
FRCAE

Contact FRCAE

Phone: 716-614-6762
Fax: 716-614-6828
Email: FRCAE@niagaracc.suny.edu
Location: Room E-225
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00am - 4:00pm

Online Resources

FRCAE has a collection of books and media that cover many relevant teaching topics, student learning, assessment, engagement, retention, and diversity which can be searched through the Lewis Library website. If you select Advanced Search and then limit your location to Faculty Resource Center, you can search the holdings located in the Center.

Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment

Includes general resources, handbooks, assessment of specific skills or content, links to individual institutions assessment pages, accrediting bodies and student assessment of courses and faculty.

http://www2.acs.ncsu.edu/upa/assmt/resource.htm

Assessment Forum, American Association of Higher Education and Accreditation

This site includes assessment resources, readings, discussion lists and assessment websites.

http://www.aahea.org

Assessment Information from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

This site includes classroom assessment techniques, learning in the active voice, assessment versus grades, group work assessment, and other useful assessment links.

http://www.siue.edu/innovation/assessment/

Case Study Use in the Classroom

The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science at the University of Buffalo database of case studies in Sciences.

http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/

Center for Instructional Development

Inclusive Teaching Resources- The Center for Instructional Development and Research of University of Washington offers teaching strategies, resources, and tools.

http://washington.edu/teaching/

IRC - Handling Classroom Conduct

The Intergroup Relations Center of Arizona State University offers Classroom Resources, Class Conduct, Classroom Management Tools, Arizona State University ground rules for dialog/conflict de-escalation strategies, addressing disruptive behavior generating constructive dialog.

http://president.asu.edu/diversity

Getting Permission

The University of Texas outlines how you get copyright permission and links you to websites to gain copyright permission.

http://www.utsystem.edu/ogc/IntellectualProperty/copyrighthome.htm

The Critical Thinking Community

The Foundation and Center for Critical Thinking aim to improve education in colleges, universities and primary through secondary schools. We present publications, conferences, workshops and professional development programs, emphasizing instructional strategies, Socratic questioning, critical reading and writing, higher order thinking, assessment, research, quality enhancement, and competency standards.

http://www.criticalthinking.org/

Center for Critical Thinking

A brief summary of the universal standards to assess the basic elements of thought.

http://www.uwec.edu/Geography/Ivogeler/critical.htm

The IDEA Center

This is the website of the IDEA Center Resources. Best practices and specialized papers to guide in the improvement of teaching are available as well as research and guides to support the use of its evaluation Tool--the IDEA form.

http://www.theideacenter.org/

VARK- A guide to Learning Styles

Visual Aware Read/Route Kinesthetic - a guide to learning styles inventory includes questionnaires, help sheets, and advice for teachers. It was developed by Neil Fleming of Lincoln University in New Zealand.

http://www.vark-learn.com/english/index.asp

Learning to Learn Website

Includes: Assessing your learning styles, multiple intelligence inventory thinking styles inventory, teaching styles inventory--scoring tool, learning styles inventory, and tests on the web learning styles links are also given.

http://www.learningtolearn.com/

Multimedia Glossary

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Instructional Resource Center has produced an excellent glossary of multimedia documents.

http://webschoolsolutions.com/terms/terms.htm
http://www.uncg.edu/tlc/student_competencies.html

Webopedia

Multimedia Online dictionary and search engine encyclopedia for computer and internet technology.

http://www.webopedia.com/

Teaching Tips Index Honolulu Community College

An excellent resource of teaching ideas including icebreakers, first day of class ideas to increase student retention.

http://www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/facdev/

Classroom Strategies for Fostering Student Retention Center for Teaching Excellence Lansing Community College

http://www.lcc.edu/cte/pdf/studentretention/studentretention.pdf

On Course

You will find many resources at this site to support your efforts for improving student academic success and retention on your campus.

http://college.cengage.com/collegesurvival/downing/on_course/5e/resources.html

Teaching Materials Online

World Lecture Hall

Sort results by syllabus, audio, video, course notes, and course titles, publishers links to pages created by faculty worldwide who are using the web to deliver course materials.

http://www.utexas.edu/world/

Resources for Learning and Online Teaching

Offers Multimedia resources for teachers in higher education in most all academic disciplines. Each resource is reviewed by a team of discipline specific selected educators. If you are looking for simulations, video, virtual field trips, and a variety of other multimedia, MERLOT is an excellent resources. Most activities provide instructional activities and ideas for your use.

http://merlot.org/Home.po

World Lecture Hall

Sort results by syllabus, audio, video, course notes, and course titles, publishers links to pages created by faculty worldwide who are using the web to deliver course materials.

http://www.utexas.edu/world/univ/

MERLOT-Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching

Multimedia resources for teachers in higher education in most all academic disciplines. Each resource is reviewed by a team of discipline specific selected educators. If you are looking for simulations, video, virtual field trips, and a variety of other multimedia, MERLOT is an excellent resource. Most activities provide instructional activities and ideas for your use.

http://merlot.org/Home.po

Learner.org of the Annenberg/CPB site

Educational Technology Strategies, asking the right question - a review of what research tells us about technology and Higher Learning by Stephen C. Ehrman, PHD. Director Flashlight AAHE.

http://www.learner.org/index.html

Implementing the Seven Principles:

Technology as Lever: AAHE AW Chickering and SC Ehramnn Essay describes some of the most appropriate ways to use video, computers, electronic communications to support the seven principles.

http://www.tltgroup.org/programs/seven

The Technology Source

A peer reviewed bi-monthly periodical published by Michigan Virtual University to assist educators as they face the challenge of integrating technology tools into teaching.

http://technologysource.org

Teaching with Excellence

A Berkeley Compendium of Suggestions for Teaching with Excellence by Barbara Gross Davis, Lynn Wood, and Robert C. Wilson.

http://teaching.berkeley.edu/compendium/

Professional Organization Development Network (POD)

University of Maryland Alternatives to traditional teaching methods and learning strategies includes student teacher relationships, defining and characterizing teaching, and motivating students.

http://www.cte.umd.edu/

Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education

http://www.uncg.edu/tlc/instructional/ids/seven.html

PODCASTING

Podagogy

Site that explores the potential of podcasting, RSS and other technologies delivering instructional content and academic support

http://blog.podagogy.com/

iPod in the Classroom

Apple Computer provides this site as "collection of educator created lesson plans to use as idea starters for using iPod in your classroom."

http://www.apple.com/education/docs/Apple-iPodGettingStartedGuide081809.pdf

Podcasts for Educators, Schools, and Colleges

A directory for schools and colleges of podcasts worldwide and a selection of podcasts by subject.

http://recap.ltd.uk/podcasting/info/sitemap.html

Microsoft Tutorials

The Microsoft for Educators site offers a variety of easy to use online tutorials for learning PowerPoint, Exel, Access and Word.

http://www.microsoft.com/education/default.mspx

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Offers online tutorials on the following topics: Multimedia Communications, Multimedia Integration, PowerPoint, and Photoshop.

http://www.uncg.edu/irc/labs/competencies.html

TEACH-nology The Web Portal for Educators

The site offers a tutorial on using PowerPoint, review of good PowerPoints, Bad PowerPoints, and how to use it in the classroom. This site also offers tutorials on Excel.

http://www.teach-nology.com/tutorials

Using Laptops in a Wireless Classroom

Site from Pennsylvania State University Teaching and Learning with Technology Unit of Information Technology Services provides an introduction to wireless teaching, advantages and disadvantages are listed. Uses are listed including discipline specific interactions and innovative forms of interaction.

http://tlt.its.psu.edu/

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