Faculty Compass


Prepare Your Course

Get started with planning your course using these recommendations for structuring your syllabus, selecting readings, and designing and organizing your course.

Countdown for Course Preparation
Syllabus Design
Course Materials and Readings
Course Design Process
Learning Objectives
Online Learning

Teach Your Course

Make the learning process more active and engaging by incorporating research-based strategies, learning activities, and best practices to increase students' learning and deepen mastery of what they learned. Learn how to address common teaching challenges.

Active Learning
Teaching Strategies
Teaching Challenges
Lectures and Presentations
Best Practices for Teaching
Expectations Management
Clinical Teaching

Assess Student Learning

Strategies and techniques for assessing student learning.

The Importance of Assessment
Grading Student Work
Classroom Assessment Techniques
Planning Quizzes and Exams
Planning Major Projects
Academic Integrity

Teach with Technology

Improve the student experience by incorporating educational technologies, such as clickers and lecture capture, to enhance your course.

Classroom Response Systems
Lecture Capture
Presentation Voice-Overs

Faculty Support

Resources and support services that can assist you with your teaching.

Instructional Design Consultations
MGH Institute Help Desk
Workshops and Events
Online Tutorials
Teaching Resource Library
Snow Day Guide
Teaching Development Domains
Peer Review of Teaching

Extend Your Impact

Resources for online teaching

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Teaching Resources Links

Academic Calendar

Room Assignments

Course Evaluations

Class Rosters & Grading

Course Additions/Changes

Faculty Advising


Check our Schedule of Upcoming Faculty Workshops and Seminars

Contact an Instructional Designer
Tony Sindelar
Phone: (617) 726-5993

Victoria Wallace
Phone: (617) 643-7387