Have 20 Minutes?

Screen shot of 20 Minute Mentor's logo.

Click to view video-based programs designed to answer questions related to teaching and learning—in 20 minutes!

Interested in using clickers in your classroom to enhance student engagement?

View this recorded training session to learn how.


Picture of a hand holding a clicker.

Testimonials of SITE customers. 

I have utilized their online classes, live presentations, and consultancy services. In each case I was able to acquire new pedagogical knowledge and skills, practice scenarios in a safe environment, and receive expert feedback to enhance my teaching. The consultancy service is a particular source of ongoing help. An added benefit of the SITE is that as a tenure-track professor I am able to use my SITE activities in my teaching portfolio as evidence of my commitment to the teaching mission of Penn State.

Harleah G. Buck

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing

The Teaching Professor

Check out the article Active Learning Wins in the June/July Issue of The Teaching Professor.

SITE Welcomes New Graduate Consultants

Lauren Brooks (portrait) David Favre (portrait)

The Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence is happy to welcome Lauren Brooks and David Favre as graduate consultants, starting in mid-August. Lauren is a Ph.D. candidate in German Literature and Culture, and David is a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Psychology.

At the institute, they’ll be developing and leading workshops for graduate students and postdocs, as well as doing one-on-one consultations, classroom observations, and development of materials focused on good pedagogy.

8/17/2015 to 10/2/2015,
9/1/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
9/2/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
9/8/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
9/9/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
9/10/2015 to 10/29/2015, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
9/15/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
9/16/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
9/22/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
9/23/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
10/6/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
10/7/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
10/13/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
10/14/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
10/21/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
10/27/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
10/28/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
11/3/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
11/4/2015, 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
fade
This file is a brief overview of how to develop a rubric, which can be useful for grading essays...
Examples of rubrics for 1) Class participation; 2) lab reports; 3)oral participation; and 4) a...
This file describes the characteristics of adult learners and strategies for instructors who teach...
This document was created to provide you with a source of options for gathering data on teamwork...
This document describes a specific strategy that provides a collaborative learning experience for...
This document offers a nice overview of Inquiry Based Learning...
This FAQ sheet addresses many issues related to attendance in large classes...
This article by Dr. Diane Enerson discusses the importance of carefully choosing SRTE questions to...
Guidelines published by the Office of Student Conduct...
This tip sheet provides a step-by-step description for setting up an online course...
Lists of examples of verbs that can be used to construct specific, measurable learning objectives...
fade