The following instructional resources have been curated by educational developers and instructional designers and reviewed by faculty throughout the University. They are offered in the spirit of support for instructors who need to learn teaching in new modalities or who want to enhance their teaching effectiveness in familiar modalities.
These resources are for faculty who prefer to learn on their own, with a “give me the information and I’ll apply what works for me” approach.
- Teaching Guide for Faculty for In-Person Instruction
- Teaching Guide for Faculty for Mixed-Mode Instruction
- Teaching Guide for Faculty for Remote Asynchronous Instruction
- Teaching Guide for Faculty for Remote Synchronous Instruction
Remote Delivery Resources
- Strategies for Creating Engaging Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning Environments
- BlendLT Learning Path
- Remote Teaching and Assessment Strategies
- Faculty Self-Assessment for Online Teaching
- Best Practices for Online Teaching
- How to Manage Your Online Course
- Faculty to Faculty: What Works in Remote Teaching
- Zoom Questioning Strategies to Increase Engagement
- What Is Learning Design?
- Engaging your students with multimedia assignments
These resources are for those who prefer to talk with colleagues or someone with expertise in learning or course design.
- Schedule a Consultation
- Tech Tutors and Tech TAs
- Engaging Students Series: Blending Asynchronous and Synchronous Teaching
- Talk with a University Librarian
- Faculty Instructional Consultants
“Explore Links and the Web” Resources
These resources are for instructors who prefer to do their own web research, exploring links and making conceptual and practical connections.
- Penn State Weblearning @ Penn State – Templates, Tools, and Resources
- Finding Open Educational Resources (OER)
- Open at Penn State
- Remote Resources for Penn State Library Users
- Accessibility at Penn State
- Best Practices for Teaching via Videoconferencing at Penn State
- What do you want to do in class?
These resources are for those who prefer a directed and structured learning experience.