Rubrics, Syllabi, and More

Enhance your course with exemplary rubrics, syllabi, teaching practices, and much more. This collection of teaching resources will continue to grow, so stop back frequently to discover what is new.


A Checklist for Quality Rubrics

PowerPoint Presentation on Rubrics That Work

Scoring Rubrics in Microsoft Excel

Example Rubric for Adult Learning Assignment

Example Rubric for Blackboard Discussion Forum

Example Rubric for Educational Leadership Assignment

Rubric Generator Tool


Updating your syllabi in Canvas

The College Syllabus Template

SGPP Syllabus Template

Best Practices

7 Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education

12 Virtues of a Good Teacher

Confidence in the Classroom: Ten Maxims for New Teachers

Blended & Online Teaching

10 Principles of Online Teaching

Blended Learning Educause Report

Collaborative Discussion Board Activities

Course Design

How to Design an Effective Course

Course Situational Factors Worksheet

Designing Effective [Informal] In-Class Writing Activities

Publishing your Course in Canvas

Grading & Evaluating

Grading Guidelines

Classroom Assessment Techniques

Designing & Evaluating Group Projects

Providing Effective Feedback

Instructional Activities

7 Things You Should Know About Flipped Classrooms

101 Interactive Techniques

150 Teaching Methods

Active Learning Strategies

Active Learning Strategies for Intellectual Growth

Cooperative Learning Techniques

Discussion as a Way of Teaching

Engendering Self-Directed Adult Learners

First Day of Class Ice Breaker Activities

Teaching Naked: Active In-Class Learning

Teaching with Case Studies

Tools That Enhance Attention

Tools That Enhance Memory

Tools That Enhance Thinking

Types of Discussion Questions


Research – Chronicle of Higher Education Productivity Guide

Service & Collegiality – Chronicle of Higher Education Productivity Guide

Teaching & Presenting – Chronicle of Higher Education Productivity Guide

Writing & Publishing – Chronicle of Higher Education Productivity Guide