Online Resources about Teaching

An alphabetical index of online resources

General Teaching Development Websites

Teaching tips by topic at
University of Kansas Center for Teaching Excellence (Comprehensive list of other teaching centers)
Brigham Young University Faculty Center
Harvard University Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning
Ohio State Office of Faculty and TA Development
Stanford University Center for Teaching and Learning
U.C. Berkeley Compendium of Suggestions for Teaching with Excellence
University of Maryland Center for Teaching and Learning
University of Massachusetts Center for Teaching
University of Minnesota Center for Teaching and Learning

Teaching Development Websites by Discipline


American Anthropological Society


Society for American Archaeology: Teaching Archaeology in the 21st Century
Society for Historical Archaeology
The Archaeology Channel – Teacher Resources


American Astronomical Society
Astronomical Society of the Pacific
American Geophysical Union
American Institute of Physics
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Space Science Institute


American Physiological Society
American Society for Cell Biology
American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
American Society for Microbiology
Ecological Society of America
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
Society for Neuroscience


American Heart Association
American College of Cardiology


American Chemical Society


American Philological Society


American Communication Association

Computer Science

Computing Research Association
IEEE Computer Society


American Counseling Association
American School Counselor Association

Dental Medicine

American Association of Public Health Dentistry
American Dental Education Association
Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors
American Public Health Association


American Academy of Dermatology

Earth Science

American Association of Petroleum Geologists
American Geophysical Union
Geological Society of America
National Association of Geoscience Teachers


American Economic Association
National Association of Economics Educators
National Center for Research on Economic Education
National Council on Economics Education


Center for Research on Education Diversity and Excellence
Deaf Education Website
The Reinvention Center at SUNY Stony Brook

Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
American Diabetes Association
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
American Thyroid Association
Endocrine Nursing Society
The Endocrine Society
International Society for Clinical Densitometry


Modern Language Association
National Council of Teachers of English

English as a Second Language

The Internet TESL Journal
Links of Interest to Students & Teachers of English as a Second Language
National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education


American Society for Engineering Education
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
IEEE Computer Society
International Society of Optical Engineering
Optical Society of America

Film and Television

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers
National Association of Television Program Executives
National Cable and Telecommunications Association
University Film and Video Association
Women in Film and Video
Writer’s Guild of America

Foreign Language

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Foreign Language Resource Center
Modern Language Association


American Gastroenterological Association
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases


The American Geographical Society
Association of American Geographers
Earth from Space
Earth Science Enterprise
Geographic Education National Implementation Project
The National Council for Geographic Education
National Geographic Society
The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science


Geological Society of America

Geriatrics and Gerontology

American Geriatrics Society
Association for Gerontology in Higher Education

Graduate Student Development

  • CAS BI 699 – to prepare biology Teaching Fellows for teaching college-level biology; see class workbook from Dr. Katie Kearns
  • CAS CS 697 – to prepare computer science graduate students for academic careers; see class syllabus from Prof. John Byers

Preparing Future Faculty is a national movement to transform the way aspiring faculty members are prepared for their careers. PFF programs provide doctoral students, as well as some master’s and postdoctoral students, with opportunities to observe and experience faculty responsibilities at a variety of academic institutions with varying missions, diverse student bodies, and different expectations for faculty. Go to the site to find related resources and links.

Health Education

American Association of Health Education
Coalition of National Health Education Organizations


American Society of Hematology

Higher Education

American Association for the Advancement of Science
The American Association for Higher Education & Accreditation
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

New York Academy of Sciences
POD Network
Preparing for the 21st Century, National Academy of Sciences
Preparing Future Faculty


American Historical Association


American Society of Hypertension
AHA, Council of High Blood Pressure Research
European Society of Hypertension
World Hypertension League

Infectious Diseases

Infectious Disease Society of America
American Society for Microbiology

Internal Medicine

Academy of Health Services Research and Health Policy
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Public Health Association
American College of Physicians – American Society of Internal Medicine
Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine
Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine
Society of General Internal Medicine

Leisure Studies

The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance
The American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation
National Association for Sport and Physical Education

Literacy, Language, and Cultural Studies

American Library Association
Institute of Linguists
International Reading Association
Massachusetts Reading Association
National Council of Teachers of English
National Writing Project


Mathematical Association of America
Preparing and Supporting Teachers of Undergraduate Mathematics

Medicine (general)

American Association of Medical Colleges
Association of Sub-specialty Program Directors
Association of Professors in Medicine
World Association of Medical Editors
The Expert Preceptor Interactive Curriculum, hosted by the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, offers ten online learning modules.
The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
The GP Trainer’s Handbook, published in the UK, provides resources for training medical general practitioners.


American Musicology Society


National Kidney Foundation
Renal Physicians Association
American Society of Transplantation


North American Association for the Study of Obesity


American Association for Cancer Education
American Society of Clinical Oncology

Orthopaedic Surgery

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons


American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Theraputics Division for Pharmacology Education


American Philosophical Association


American Physical Society

Political Science

American Political Science Association

Preventative Medicine

AHA Council on Epidemiology and Prevention
AHA Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young
American Public Health Association
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology
Society for Edpidemiologic Research


American Psychological Association

Pulmonary Medicine

American Thoracic Society

Reading and Literacy

The Center for the Book
Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement
National Reading Panel
National Research Center on English Learning & Achievement
Reading Online
National Center for Family Literacy
PBS Literacy Link

Rehabilitation and Health Sciences

American Speech and Hearing Association
Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders


American College of Rheumatology


The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science has links to ready-to-use cases for science courses as well as guidance on using cases.

Social Work

Council on Social Work Education
Group for Advancement of Doctoral Education
Society for Social Work Research


American Sociological Society


American Statistical Society

Teaching with Technology

MERLOT – Multimedia Online Resources for Learning and Online Teaching
Pew Research Center


Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Religion and Theology