Get Psyched for SIT

Agnes Ly Assistant Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences Register for SIT! I attend the Summer Institute for 3 main reasons: 1) to learn more about the variety of courses offered and the diverse styles in which professors teach them, 2) to network with other...

Featured Resource | OpenStax

OpenStax Textbooks is an educational nonprofit based at Rice University that provides cost-free access to open educational resources. Openstax is an ideal choice for a first introduction to the world of open textbooks: Its reputation for quality, user-friendly...

Spring Break To Do List

With spring break upon us, now is the perfect time to play a little catch up and tackle some of those things that have been hanging on your to do list. #1 Get mid-semester feedback Ask students: what are you doing that is helping them learn, what are you doing that is...

Dear Faculty Commons

I keep hearing a lot of buzz about open textbooks and open educational resources. I’m interested in providing access to more affordable materials to my students, but frankly, the phrase “open education” sounds suspiciously idealistic. How can...