Campus Faculty Showcase
The Teaching Effectiveness Program staff often has the opportunity to work with teachers who are doing an outstanding job in the classroom and have developed strategies around university teaching from which many teachers might benefit. This section of our site showcases some of these teachers sharing their thoughts about and strategies for college instruction.
Please let TEP know of other teachers on campus who have good teaching ideas to share with colleagues.
Faculty Showcase Audio Clips
The instructors featured here are either award winners or are well-known for the quality of their teaching. All take their role in the classroom very seriously and their thoughtful comments offer insights into the philosophy and practice that informs good teaching. These conversations with noted instructors took place during the spring of 2007. The audio clips are available here.
Teaching Profiles: Why I Teach and What I've Learned
We have contacted the following instructors who are well known for the quality of their teaching and asked them to share insights about why they love teaching, what they've tried in the classroom and learned, and insights they have for beginning teachers.
- Deb Bauer, Senior Instructor of Finance, Lundquist College of Business
- Alan Dickman, Research Associate Professor, Biology Director, Environmental Studies Program
- Amy Nuetzman, Assistant Director and Instructor, Teaching and Learning Center
Spotlight on Good Teaching
This "Spotlight on Good Teaching" section highlights University of Oregon instructors and their successful strategies for teaching in higher education.
is the Greatest Pleasure
Meet Louise Bishop, adjunct assistant professor of English, visiting assistant professor in the Clark Honors College, and recipient of the 1993 Ersted teaching award.
- Clicking With
Karen Kelsky, assistant professor in anthropology, had never taught a large class before last year. However, it hasn't taken her long to figure out how to make her large introductory courses (350 students) feel and behave like a small class.
- Claiming Your Education
Leon Johnson,assistant professor in fine arts, offers his students the opportunity to truly own what they learn in his class.