How Do I...?

How Do I...?

Welcome! Our "How Do I...?" pages provide practical concrete strategies and examples to answer common questions faculty have about teaching.

These strategies are grounded in educational research and the science of learning. Some pages may be under multiple categories.

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Addresses topics related to course preparation, including syllabus creation and setting expectations for students.


Advice on how to create engaging content and how to prompt students to engage with the content you choose for your courses.

Taking a test

Strategies and advice for designing exams and written assignments, as well as ensuring academic integrity. 

Students in a group discussing.

Includes topics on getting your class off to a good start, and facilitating group work and effective discussions.

Students working at a table.

Strategies for communicating inclusive course expectations, designing for a diverse student body, and supporting student belonging.