Teaching Tips & Tools


Below is a list of tips & tools to enhance your teaching skills. Click on a category to learn more.


Active Learning Approaches

Active learning centers around learner engagement, where students interact with the teacher and each other, and apply what they are learning during class instead of just listening passively and taking notes.

Learn about active learning approaches.



Learning Strategies

Get tips on how to:

  • Write effective learning objectives
  • Discover strategies for effective learning
  • Utilize backward design

View learning strategies.


Tips for Clinical Teachers

Finding time to teach is a huge challenge in a busy practice. Use these resources to make sure you are making the best use of your time.

View tips for clinical teachers.



Independent Learning

Learning never stops. The Office of Faculty Development can't be there for you 24/7, but we have the resources to help you to find the training and development that you need, when you need it.

Learn about independent learning opportunities.

Have questions? We can help.

How should you write your syllabus? What teaching strategies are most effective in large classes? We can meet with you to discuss teaching-related topic like teaching strategies, course design, and technology options. Simply set up a consultation today.