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Project Kaleidoscope
http://www.pkal.org/documents/

The Reinvention Center
http://www.reinventioncenter.miami.edu/

Association of American Colleges and Universities
http://www.aacu.org/index.cfm

Council for Undergraduate Research
http://www.cur.org/SummitPosition.html

The Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/programs/index.asp?key=21

 

Best Practices & Resources

How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School
 http://www.nap.edu/html/howpeople1/

How People Learn: Bridging Research and Practice
http://www.nap.edu/html/howpeople2/

Project Kaleidoscope  - What Works Vision (STEM)
http://www.pkal.org/collections/WhatWorks.cfm

Project Kaleidoscope - Undergraduate STEM Programs
http://www.pkal.org/documents/

Reinvention Center - Application of Quantitative Concepts and Techniques in Undergraduate Biology
http://www.reinventioncenter.miami.edu/Spotlights/BioMath.htm

AACU – Curriculum Resources
http://www.aacu.org/resources/curriculum/index.cfm

AACU - Problem-Based Learning Clearinghouse
http://www.aacu.org/resources/curriculum/inquiry.cfm

Developing and Sustaining a Research-Supportive Curriculum:
A Compendium of Successful Practices
Edited by Kerry K. Karukstis, Professor of Chemistry, Harvey Mudd College and Timothy E. Elgren, Professor of Chemistry, Hamilton College
http://www.cur.org/publications/compendium.html
Several of the following examples were highlighted in this Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) compendium (copies are available for checkout, email discovery@uh.edu): 

Teaching for Understanding – Curriculum Design Tools
http://learnweb.harvard.edu/ALPS/tfu/design.cfm

Designing Effective and Innovative Courses
http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/coursedesign/

Community-based Research as Scientific and Civic Pedagogy
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa4115/is_200601/ai_n17171054

Undergraduate research as community service
http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Undergraduate+research+as+community+service.-a0107489399

Problem-based Learning
http://teaching.uchicago.edu/pod/duch.html

Problem Based Learning  - University of Delaware
http://www.udel.edu/pbl/

Engaging Students with Interdisciplinary and Project-based Laboratories
http://advan.physiology.org/cgi/content/full/26/4/317

Project-based Learning – Cal Poly College of Engineering
http://pbl.calpoly.edu/index.php

Research in Laboratory Courses – DoE Joint Genome Institute @ UCLA
http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/UCLA-Science-Students-in-Pilot-8231.aspx?RelNum=8231

Webinar: Inquiry-based Learning in UG Education
http://www.licor.com/env/Products/li6400/iblwebinar/

BIO2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists
http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=10497#toc

esearch Link 2000 – Model Systems for UG Biology Laboratory Courses
http://www.cur.org/reslink2000.html

Team-oriented, Project-based Learning through Learning Communities
Terrascope Program – MIT
http://web.mit.edu/terrascope/

Using GIS Technology to develop research skills
http://www.esri.com/news/arcuser/0700/umbrella11.html
http://www.esri.com/news/arcuser/0706/spatial-think.html

Engineering Clinics: Integration of Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum
http://www.cur.org/Quarterly/Mar06/Mar06Sukumaran.pdf

Course-based Research Service Learning Program
http://rslduke.mc.duke.edu/rslatduke.htm

Teaching Methods: Undergraduate Research (online resources)
http://fod.msu.edu/OIR/TeachingMethods/undergraduate-research.asp

Best Practices in Science and Technology Education
http://www.pkal.org/collections/WhatWorks.cfm

Pedagogies of Engagement: Classroom-Based Practices
http://www.ce.umn.edu/~smith/docs/Smith-Pedagogies_of_Engagement.pdf

Student as Scholar Blogspot
http://student-as-scholar.blogspot.com/

Information Literacy – Assoc. College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
http://www.ala.org/ala/acrl/acrlissues/acrlinfolit/informationliteracy.cfm

Research Ethics - Office of Research Integrity’s Introduction to the Responsible Conduct of Research
http://ori.dhhs.gov/education/products/rcr_general.shtml

Research Ethics - National Academies Publications on the Responsible Conduct of Research
http://search.nap.edu/nap-cgi/de2007.cgi?term=responsible+conduct+of+research&GO.x=46&GO.y=18

Centers of Teaching Excellence
Examples of Centers of Teaching Excellence that provide resources for faculty and graduate teaching assistants and postdoctoral fellows.

Carnegie Mellon
http://www.cmu.edu/teaching/

NYU
http://www.nyu.edu/cte/

University of South Florida
http://www.cte.usf.edu/