In addition to finding inspiration from our wonderful Connecticut College colleagues, there is a wealth of information online that you can draw from. If you’re looking for new ideas and inspiration for your courses, check the following sites. Contact an Instructional Technology team member to get help pulling it all together.
Explore assigned texts from over 7,000 syllabi by discipline and country using interactive tools. Browse or search the database by author or title, and find associated texts. The About page is worth a read, and you can learn more about the project in this edscoop article.
We have posted about this resource before, but it’s worth revisiting. MIT OpenCourseware shares materials from 2,400 courses taught at MIT. Courses include both undergraduate and graduate levels in all subjects taught at MIT. Many courses include a syllabus, reading material, assignments, and in some cases audio or video lectures, even online textbooks and supplemental material.
Instructor Insights in MIT OpenCourseware
How do faculty incorporate active learning into the classroom? How do they approach diversity and inclusion? Looking for new ways to engage learners? Use MIT OpenCourseware’s Instructor Insights “to discover how MIT instructors teach with these materials on campus, and freely select and adapt their explanations, examples, and simulations to help concepts come to life in your own classroom.”