Evidence-Based Strategies

List of Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies

Clemson University's Top Ten list of evidence-based teaching strategies.

Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) Higher Education Examples and Resources

Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) is an initiative that "aims to advance equitable teaching and learning practices that reduce systemic inequities." It is based off small interventions of making elements of the course clearer and more transparent to students. This site offers many quick resources and examples from various disciplines. 

Videos and downloadable resources for exploring and implementing high-impact, evidence-based teaching techniques

The K. Patricia Cross Academy offers a wide range of free resources. You can search for resources by activity type (e.g., graphic organizing, group work, problem solving), teaching problem (e.g., surface learning, low motivation), and learning taxonomic dimension (e.g., foundational knowledge, integration and synthesis).


Classroom Management and Leadership

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Classroom Management

The University of Connecticut's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning present a comprehensive guide to classroom management, including several tips to encourage student engagement. 

Teaching Strategies: Disrespect and Disruption in the College Classroom

The University of Michigan's Center for Research on Teaching and Learning has an excellent guide and set of resources for reducing and responding to disruptive or disrespectful behavior in the classroom.

Ten In-the-moment Responses for Student Incivility and other "Uh Oh/Sigh/Say What Now" Classroom Moments

Dr. Chavella Pittman offers ways to respond to troubling classroom moments.

Navigating Heated, Offensive, and Tense (HOT) Moments in the Classroom

This webpage provides strategies for navigating moments of disruption in the classroom, including ideas for anticipating and navigating heated moments before, during, and after they occur.

Accommodating Stress: Coping with Student Requests

This article offers guidance on how faculty can be fair and responsive while also avoid being taken advantage of. It includes a clear list of pragmatic solutions.

Six Tips for Cultivating a Trauma-Informed Higher Education Classroom at the Beginning of Each Semester

Student-centered strategies for cultivating an optimal learning environment.

Supporting Learning in Students with Autism: What do Professors Need to Know?

This article provides a list of strategies to support young adults with Autism in the classroom. These strategies can benefit all students, not just individuals with autism.