Welcome to the Academy's Library of Teaching Resources!
Onsite to Online Resources
For Onsite Instructors temporarily transitioning to Online/Zoom for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester, please refer to the Academy's Keeping Classes Going During Emergencies Supporting Onsite Classes Online/Zoom page to get started.
Information on how to teach your onsite courses online and available resources is available, including helpful topics on Zoom, using LMS tools in your Onsite class, and where to find technical support.
This library provides resources to support effective teaching at the Academy of Art University.
Below is an index to help you find what you're looking for. You can also navigate using the Space Shortcuts and the Page Tree on the left. Or use the Search tool to explore further. (Learn more about what's available here by watching our tutorial.)
|TOPIC||for ALL Instructors||for ONLINE Instructors||for ONSITE Instructors|
|Teaching Standards||Teaching Expectations & Standards||Standards for Onsite Instructors|
|Getting Ready to Teach|
|Presenting Content||Using 'Sticky' Ideas to Create Memorable Lectures & Discussions||Building an Online Class|
|Engaging Students||Engaging Your Absent / Silent / Invisible Online Students||Encouraging Student Engagement|
|Feedback & Critique||Feedback & Critiques||Online Critique & Feedback||Critiques that Keep Students Engaged|
|Grading||Grading Online||Grading Student Work|
|Best Practices||Online Teaching Tips & Best Practices|
|Teaching Challenges||Classroom Teaching Challenges|
|Support for Students||The AAU Classes app includes the campus shuttle schedule, along with course information, online classrooms and student grades. Download for iOS or Android.|