Teaching Guides and Resources

Teaching Guides:

The following represent curated teaching guides compiled from books on teaching, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and conversations from past Rice Center events. We will add to these ideas and create new categories over time. Please let us know your feedback and suggestions to add to these curated teaching strategies by contacting a member of the Rice Center staff or by using our Suggestions and Feedback page.

External links:

Visual teaching resources from CaitKirby.com. Contains several visually-accessible resources on teaching and learning designed by Dr. Cait Kirby, Associate Director of the Rice Center for Teaching.

Teaching guides from Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching. Several thorough guides to a variety of teaching topics with summaries of evidence-based practices.

Course workload estimator from Rice University. An online tool useful for estimating student workload (hrs/week) in your course.

Guide to mentoring undergraduate students in STEM fields. A thorough guide to mentoring undergraduate students in the sciences the Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

Clicker Resource Guide. A thorough guide for using clickers in the classroom for interactive active learning experiences from the University of Colorado, Boulder, Educational Initiative.