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Your First Semester: Before Classes Begin

Get your IDs and passwords, learn the intricacies of the classroom space, prepare a syllabus that is aligned with course learning objectives, check your textbook orders, and request and populate your course site.


Preparing to Teach Your First Semester

Prepare in advance for your first semester of teaching at Florida State University. Browse our checklists for tips, articles, and related links to mandatory administrative policies, guidelines, and best practices that can be applied well in advance of the first day through the end of the semester.

Problem-Based Learning

Problem-Based Learning (PBL) is an instructional strategy where the learning is centered on a problem that the students have to solve. It differs from traditional instruction in that the problem is given to the students before instruction. PBL is generally associated with collaborative learning, because students are often put into groups where they work on the problem together.

Teaching Large Classes

Strategies, guidelines and resources for creating interactive environments, successful lectures, and managing the large classroom.

Faculty and GA Roles in Online Courses

What Are The Roles of a Faculty Member and a GA On an Online Course Development/Teaching Team?

Classroom and Pedagogical Techniques

A framework for successful lesson delivery consists of six parts:

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