Effective Strategies for Improving College Teaching and Learning

By: Mary Bart

A love of course content and a willingness to convey that enthusiasm to students is a vital component to effective teaching, but you also need to make sure the methods used to convey that knowledge are up to the task.

What we teach and how we teach it are inextricably linked. This special report features 11 articles pulled from the pages of The Teaching Professor to help you discover new ways to build connections between what you teach and how you teach it.


The report offers tips on how to engage students, give feedback, create a climate for learning, and more. It also provides perspectives on how faculty should approach their development as teachers.

Here’s a sample of the articles you will find in Effective Strategies for Improving College Teaching and Learning:

  • Faculty Self-Disclosures in the College Classroom
  • ‘Warming the Climate for Learning
  • A Tree Falling in the Forest: Helping Students ‘Hear’ and Use Your Comments
  • Understanding What You See Happening in Class
  • Can Training Make You a Better Teacher?
  • Striving for Academic Excellence
  • Unique Perspectives on a Shared Classroom Experience

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Faculty Focus contains a wealth of valuable material on all of the key issues that matter to today’s top faculty and administrators. It’s packed with strategies, tips, and other information you can use on the topics that impact your students, your school, and your work, including:

  • Instructional Design
  • Faculty Development
  • Teaching Strategies
  • Distance Learning
  • Classroom Management
  • Educational Assessment
  • Faculty Evaluation
  • Curriculum Development
  • And much, much more.

Although there is no single best teaching method, approach, or style, Effective Strategies for Improving College Teaching and Learning offers up a variety of strategies to try. Those that work effectively with your students you should make your own.

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