Teaching

Rob and I @ the bottom of the Grand Canyon

Resources for Teachers

From Wesleyan University:

Teaching Matters.“A WHOLLY INCOMPLETE COMPENDIUM OF TIPS, ADVICE, COLLECTIVE WISDOM, LINKS, AND POINTERS TO WESLEYAN INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES COMPILED BY AND FOR THE WESLEYAN FACULTY

From UC Berkeley:

UC Berkeley Graduate Student Instructor Teaching and Resource Center

UCB Division of Undergraduate Education Teaching Publications and Resources

From Carleton College.

Useful Links from UC San Diego.

 

Specific to Political Science and International Relations:

Public Agenda provides useful facts and information on current issues

Columbia International Affairs Online has course packs.

Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs Classroom Tools

American Political Science Association Teaching Website


My Courses

All of my course websites are also the “syllabi”.

Africa in World Politics.

Global Environmental Politics

Honors Seminar

International Law

Introduction to International Relations. 

2011 Caleb T. Winchester Scholar – Teacher Award, Xi Chapter of Psi Upsilon

 

How I Grade

Note: I think it is important to let our students know what criteria we use to judge their work.  All too often I have found this to be lacking in higher education.  The link below leads to a (very brief) guide I used in the past to assess student work.

The Criteria I Use In Grading Papers