National Journals and Resources

There are a number of research journals and publications that focus on excellence in teaching.

**Articles, Books and Journals available through the UNCG Library can be accessed on campus from UNCG workstations or off campus by searching the Library Database (

Other Resources

American Association of University Professors

Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) AAC&U has many important resources for faculty to consider, from general education to high impact practices. UNCG is a member institution of AAC&U and faculty/staff can access resources as affiliated members. You may have to sign up for a free account using your UNCG e-mail address.

Here are a few key areas available from AAC&U:

Carnegie Mellon on Designing a Course

Curriculum and Pedagogy Group

Flipping the Classroom  Southern Methodist University

Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) POD publishes a number of articles annually covering innovative teaching ideas to development opportunities.

Queensborough Community College Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning Queensborough Community College has a list of journals tailored to faculty looking to publish work on pedagogy.

University of Michigan Center for Research on Teaching and Learning UM offers a number of resources in a number of areas from Diversity & Inclusion to teaching philosophies. UM is a national recognized leader in the field of faculty development.

Vanderbilt University Course Design Resources

Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching Library VU’s CFT offers a number of articles and publications written by their faculty.

Vanderbilt University Pedagogies and Strategies

The Washington Center for Improving Undergraduate Education



A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the imagination for a world of constant change by Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown

How People Learn: Brain, mind, experience and school (free PDF download) from the National Research Council and the National Academies Press

Teaching Naked by José Antonio Bowen

Understanding by Design by Grant P. Wiggins & Jay McTighe

If you know of journals or resources that might be helpful to creating innovative teaching spaces, please e-mail to have them added.