The Faculty Resources page of the Office of the Provost website includes information about the faculty senate as well as links to the Faculty Handbook, and UB and University System of Maryland policies.
UB’s Center for Educational Access coordinates classroom accommodations for students with documented disabilities. The Center offers a statement about accommodations that faculty can use on their syllabi as well as information about the process and policy for testing accommodations.
UB’s Office of Technology Services offers a “Get Started” page for faculty as well as information about presentation and media technology that is available in various classrooms.
Course-Related Off-Campus Activities
Faculty who are planning course-related off-campus activities, such as field trips or internships, should have each participating student complete a Student Activity/Trip Release and Indemnification Agreement. These forms should be filed in their Dean’s office prior to the activity date.
Since 1989, the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network has published a series of eight succinct Essays on Teaching Excellence . Recent titles include "Facilitating Group Discussions: Understanding Group Development and Dynamics" and "Beyond Writing: Integrative Learning and Teaching in First-Year Seminars."
The Teaching Professor blog features entries on topics such as the scholarship of teaching and learning, classroom policies, active learning, assignment strategies, assessment, and student performance.
The University of Michigan Center for Research on Learning and Teaching publishes a series of occasional papers by U-M faculty, including "Teaching in the Cloud: Leveraging Online Collaboration Tools to Enhance Student Engagement," "Lecture Capture: A Guide for Effective Use," and "Principles for Teaching the Millenial Generation: Innovative practices of U-M Faculty."
The IDEA Center website features concise papers and research briefs that offer faculty concrete strategies aimed at improving teaching and facilitating learning.
Carnegie-Mellon University’s Solve a Teaching Problem website allows users to select an issue they are facing and select from a list of strategies to solve the problem.
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Prof Hacker blog offers tips on teaching, technology, and productivity.