Obtaining a Ph.D.
These resources include discussion groups, articles, and websites that deal with preparing doctoral students to teach.
Many colleges and universities have centers devoted to instructional
development: check with your institution to find out what resources are
available locally. Check through our collection of Promising
Practices on Teaching to see if your institution offers any
innovative pedagogical programs. We rely on institutions' submissions to
keep our collect of Promising Practices updated: if your institution has
innovative mentoring practices but isn't represented here, they can be submitted
The Art of Teaching, Session 2: Using Portfolios to Improve and Evaluate
Teaching (Science Next Wave)
Explains how to develop course portfolios, teaching portfolios, and gives links
to various online resources for each.
Offers discussion groups dealing with various types of teaching (high school,
multimedia, high-tech, etc.) as well as links to syllabi, conference papers, and
web-based teaching projects.
Learning How to Teach: How to Do It and Why You Want To (Science Next
Explains how to go about developing teaching skills, why those skills are
important, and includes a list of links to related articles.
Postdoctoral Teaching: Opportunities and Resources
Links to teaching resources, especially those for postdocs.
Preparing Future Faculty, Teaching Resource Links
links to a variety of teaching issues. To subscribe to Preparing Future
Faculty, a list that deals with preparing doctoral students for the
professoriate, go to http://www.preparing-faculty.org/PFFWeb.PFFNET.htm.
Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology
http://pt3.org/ This site helps teachers
incorporate technology into their pedagogy, from K-12 to the university level.
Teaching (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
This regular page includes news, a syllabus column, colloquy, teaching
resources, email updates, jobs, and related subjects. See also The
Teaching Dossier Preparation (University of British Columbia)
Provides guidelines, suggestions and questions for putting together a teaching
Tools for Teaching (Center for Instructional Development and Research,
University of Washington)
Lists many links to internet resources on topics related to teaching.