Some of the best resources at Carleton are your faculty and staff colleagues! In particular, your chair and the LTC director are here to help you.
Articles for New Faculty
- What We Wish We Had Known in September – A list of items generated by previous Carleton new faculty.
- Grading Issues by Éva Pósfay
- Boice, R. “Quick Starters: New Faculty Who Succeed.” New Directions for Teaching and Learning, no. 48. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1991, 111-121.
- Bent, Rebecca, Felder, Richard M., The New Faculty Member Chemical Engineering Education, 32(3), 46-47 (Summer 1998).
- Tomorrow’s Professor is a twice weekly electronic publication sent to nearly 50,000 subscribers at more than 850 institutions in over 100 countries.
- LTC Blog
- SERC – Pedagogy in Action: Repository of activities, assignments, and assessments
- TRIO – Acknowledging socioeconomic status in the classroom
- National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
- Favorite resources from the LTC Library (Weitz 146):
- Ambrose, Bridges, Lovett, DiPietro, Norman, How Learning Works: 7 Research-Based Practices for Smart Teaching
- Angelo & Cross, Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers
- Bean, Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom
- Brookfield & Preskill, Discussion as a Way of Teaching
Policy and Procedures
- Academic integrity
- Academic regulations from the Faculty Handbook
- In particular, note that, “An instructor may not require more than one major project due after 5:00 p.m. of the last day of class. In particular, only one traditional in-class final, take-home final, final paper, etc., may be required during the final examination period. All other work for the course must be due by the last day of classes.”
- Procedures for add/drop, waitlists, exams from the Registrar’s Office
- Syllabus statements
- There are no required syllabus statements. You may choose to use these or not as you see fit.
Curricular Areas and Graduation Requirements
- Graduation requirements
- Quantitative reasoning information and examples for QRE courses
- Writing rich (WR) course guidelines
Support from Carleton Offices
- Perlman Center for Learning and Teaching
- Center for Community and Civic Engagement
- Information Technology Services (ITS)
- Gould Library
- Registrar’s Office
- Information for faculty about grading, waitlists, exam schedules.