Resources for Teaching and Learning

Faculty Development

Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL)
COIL is a research and development center created to build and sustain a culture of innovation, collaboration, and invention focused on improving teaching and learning.

World Campus Faculty Development
Resources to help faculty who teach through the World Campus to become effective online instructors.

Instructional Technologies

Ed Tech Advisor
Free tool to match pedagogical needs to the most appropriate University-supported educational technology and media resources.

Penn State's Collaborative Platforms for Teaching and Learning
A wide variety of University-supported platforms to facilitate multiple pedagogical approaches.

Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT)
TLT works to guide the University in the appropriate use of technology to enrich teaching and learning.

Online Course Quality Assurance

Course Accessibility Guidelines
Checklist is to help instructors identify common accessibility blockers in their courses and provide techniques to make their content more accessible to a diverse audience.

Penn State Quality Assurance e-Learning Design Standards
These standards provide a measure of quality assurance for online courses in order to serve the e-learning needs of Penn State students.

Copyright FAQs for Teaching and Learning
How does copyright law and the TEACH Act impact course materials?

Online Learning & Teaching Readiness Self-Assessment

Faculty Self-Assessment for Online Teaching
Find out if you're ready to teach online.

Faculty Competencies for Online Teaching
Teaching in an online environment can be considerably different from teaching face-to-face.

Student Self-Assessment for readiness to learn online
Faculty can share this module with students to help them determine their readiness for an online course.

Pedagogy of Teaching and Learning

Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence
The mission of the Schreyer Institute is to advance and inspire excellence in Penn State's teaching and learning community.

Search Tools and Resources at Schreyer Institute