Resources for New Faculty

Some of the best resources at Carleton are your faculty and staff colleagues! In particular, your chair and the LTC director are here to help you.

Pedagogy resources:

LTC blog

SERC Pedagogy in Action: Repository of activities, assignments, and assessments TRIO resources about acknowledging socioeconomic status in the classroom

Carleton is a member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity where faculty can find on-demand access to mentoring, tools and support to be successful in the Academy.

Favorite resources from the LTC Library:

  • Ambrose, Bridges, Lovett, DiPietro, Norman, How Learning Works: 7 Research-Based Practices for Smart Teaching
  • Angelo & Cross, Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers
  • Bean, Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom
  • Brookfield & Preskill, Discussion as a Way of Teaching

Stop by Weitz 146 to browse the entire collection!


Policy and procedures:

Academic integrity

Academic regulations from the Faculty Handbook

In particular, note that, “An instructor may not require more than one major project due after 5:00 p.m. of the last day of class. In particular, only one traditional in-class final, take-home final, final paper, etc., may be required during the final examination period. All other work for the course must be due by the last day of classes.”

Procedures for add/drop, waitlists, exams from the Registrar’s Office

Syllabus statements

There are no required syllabus statements. You may choose to use these or not as you see fit.

Curricular areas and graduation requirements:

Graduation requirements

Quantitative reasoning information and examples for QRE courses

Writing rich (WR) course guidelines 

Support from Carleton offices:

 Perlman Center for Learning and Teaching

Center for Community and Civic Engagement Academic Civic Engagement Manual

ITS - Teaching & Learning Services

Library - Support for Faculty