Welcome to the Teaching & Learning section of the Instructional Technology pages. The purpose of this page and linked pages are to serve as a resource for faculty pointing to information to assist in the crafting of learning experiences.


There are a number of guides available covering a number of different topics including universal design for learning, using Wikipedia as a teaching tool, and using digital media. All of these guides are curated into a subject list of "Teaching and Learning" The list may be viewed at http://guides.lib.lawrence.edu/teachlearn. The individual guides are below.

  • Digital Media Toolbox - Created for instructors and students, this guide contains information about using media while respecting copyright and fair use, recommendations for managing and working through your media projects, and tools and resources you can use to create them.
  • Fostering Academic Integrity - "Cheat-resistant assignments are unique and meaningful: that is, they are specific to your classroom and designed to engage students in work with which they can connect and to which they can relate. The ideas [in this guide] on unique and meaningful assignments are adapted from Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty by James Lang and from information presented by The Meaningful Writing Project (http://meaningfulwritingproject.net/)."
  • Infographics - This guide contains a description of what infographics are and recommendations for how to use them in a class.
  • Universal design for Learning, Neurodiversity - This guide is a resources for those interested in learning more about universal design for learning (UDL), and neurodiversity.
  • Wikipedia as a Teaching Tool - This guide contains information about what Wikipedia is, how to use Wikipedia for college level research, how to evaluate individual Wikipedia articles.

Instructional Design Blog and ID Corner Podcast

ID2ID: Professional Development Event Synopsis 1

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 4:30pm
I had the opportunity to attend the UDL-IRN’s UDLHE Digicon. (So many acronyms!) This was a one-day, web-hosted, virtual conference. It is amazing to me how these virtual conferences retain the best parts (and some of the running-between-sessions feelings) of a face-to-face conference. The day was full of informative sessions. My motivation for attending this … Continue reading ID2ID: Professional Development Event Synopsis 1

IDC04 – Project-based Assessment: Interview with Dr. Kristin Shingler

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 1:53pm
Transcript In this episode I interview Dr. Kristin Shingler, Teaching Specialist in the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry about the project-based assessment she uses in her classes. Resources Microbial Murders Crime Scene Investigation: An Active Team-Based Learning Project that Enhances Student Enthusiasm and Comprehension of Clinical Microbial Pathogens Kristin’s Documents Microbial Crime Scenes Final … Continue reading IDC04 – Project-based Assessment: Interview with Dr. Kristin Shingler

Libguides – Teaching and Learning

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 11:03am
I write today to share a link to a number of resources. Since coming to Lawrence I have begun curating a number of guides in the “Teaching and Learning” category. The purpose of these guides is to provide resources for instructors and their students. This list of guides is chosen to support instructors in making … Continue reading Libguides – Teaching and Learning