Sources for Strong Instructional Practices

Association for Higher Education Access & Disability (AHEAD) Inclusive Teaching Strategies AHEAD, An independent non-profit organization working to promote full access to and participation in further and higher education for students with disabilities and to enhance their employment prospects on graduation.

Brigham Young University Center for Teaching and Learning Teaching Tips provides valuable suggestions for improving student learning through a variety of fresh and usable teaching approaches.

College STAR for Faculty (Supporting Transition, Access, and Retention) Short online modules for faculty on topics such as advanced organizers, game-based learning, and lecture capture.

Cornell University Center for Teaching Excellence Teaching Ideas

Designing for Learning by Judith Boettcher, Library of Tips for Higher Education Pedagogy

Equity and Excellence in Higher Education: Universal Course Design provides college faculty with Universal Course Design (UCD) strategies and tools to increase access to all students, including those with disabilities.

The Foundation for Critical Thinking Resources for College and University Faculty founded to help colleges and universities design cost-effective ways to evaluate students’ critical thinking abilities. ICAT provides assessment tools which evaluate students’ critical thinking skills and evaluate course designs.

Iowa State University Effective Educational Practice

Learning Objectives Based on Bloom’s Taxonomy from Iowa State University

National Academies Press: Integrating Discovery-Based Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum

National Center on Accessible Educational Materials, Providing information and resources on accessible educational materials (AEM) and the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS)

National Center on Universal Design for Learning: Postsecondary Education and UDL Founded in 2009, the National UDL Center supports the effective implementation of UDL by connecting stakeholders in the field and providing resources and information about UDL basics, advocacy, research, and implementation.

Pedagogy in Action: Connecting Theory to Classroom Practice at Carleton University

San Francisco State University Universal Design for Learning

UDL on Campus offers faculty in higher education tools for infusing Universal Design for Learning into their courses across five categories: 1) Assessment, 2) Selecting Media and Technology, 3) Improving Institutional Policies and Practices, 4) Planning Courses, and 5) Teaching Approaches.

UDL Universe supports postsecondary faculty and staff by providing resources and examples to improve postsecondary education for all students, including those with disabilities.

Universal Design for Learning Implementation and Research Network (UDL-IRN) is a grassroots organization that supports the scaled implementation and research related to Universal Design for Learning.

University of Connecticut Nine Principles for Universal Design for Instruction Universal Design for Instruction (UDI) is an approach to teaching that consists of the proactive design and use of inclusive instructional strategies that benefit a broad range of learners including students with disabilities.

Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching Pedagogies and Strategies

Share a Source for Strong Instructional Practices

Permanent link to this article: