Faculty Compass: Teaching

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

Writing Effective Multiple Choice Questions
Planning Major Projects
Academic Integrity

Evaluate Your Teaching

Strategies for evaluating and improving your teaching

Teaching Consultations
Course Evaluations
Self Evaluation
Peer Review of Teaching
Teaching Portfolios

Faculty Support

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

Learning Experience Design Services
MGH Institute Help Desk
Workshops and Events
Online Tutorials
Teaching Resource Library
Snow Day Guide
Teaching Development Domains

Teaching Tips
Peer Review of Teaching


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