Office of Education Development and Gateway Education


Curriculum Development

Engaging Students in GE Courses

  • Reference books
    1. Angelo, Thomas A., and Cross, Patricia. (1993). Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers. 2nd edition. Jossey-Bass.
    2. Chickering, Arthur W., and Gamson, Zelda F. (1987). Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education. AAHE Bulletin, March 1987, 9-10.
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    3. McKeachie, Wilbert J. (2002). Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers. 11th edition. Houghton Mifflin.
    4. Michaelsen, Larry K., Knight, Arletta Bauman, and Fink, L. Dee (2002). Team-Based Learning: A Transformative Use of Small Groups in College Teaching. Stylus.
    5. Sorcinelli, Mary Dean. (1991). Research Findings on the Seven Principles. In New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 47, 13-25.

Formative Assessment

  • Reference books
    1. Bonwell, C. & Eison, J. (1991). Active learning: Creating excitement in the classroom. AEHE-ERIC Higher Education Report No. 1. Washington, DC: Jossey-Bass.
    2. Cross, K.P. & Angelo, T.A. (1993). Classroom assessment techniques, 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Online materials

Gateway Education

Instructional Design

  • Reference books
    1. Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe. Understanding by Design, Expanded 2nd Edition (2005)


Sample Course Syllabi

Scholarship of Teaching/Learning

Summative Assessment

Teaching Large Classes

Other Support