A guide to commonly used instructional technologies available across Penn. CTL supports instructors in considering why they might use technology, which tools might best fit their needs, and what ways they might best take advantage of what technology offers.Learn More
Here you can find information you will need as you prepare and teach your classes, links to offices around campus that can support your teaching or your students, suggestions around particular teaching practices and aims, and guidance on teaching in general.
Contact CTL with further questions about available resources or for other information about teaching at Penn.
Teaching with Technology
Inclusive and Equitable Teaching
As instructors strive to create inclusive classrooms where all students feel welcome and can succeed equitably, considering research-based practices and approaches to course equity can help.Learn More
Supporting Your Students
Students can have difficulties in the classroom as the result of academic or personal challenges as well as external circumstances. This site includes suggestions and links to resources to help instructors support students in meeting those challenges.Learn More
Syllabus Language and Policies
Suggestions for policies and statements instructors may want to consider including on their syllabus and/or Canvas page. Includes sample ideas from Penn faculty.Learn More
Structured Active In-Class Learning (SAIL)
Teaching a SAIL (Structured Active In-Class Learning) course enables instructors to have students, even in large classes, learn by doing, practicing thinking in the field. Highly structured active learning, SAIL provides students with the opportunity to participate in the process of learning and puzzling out problems with guidance from instructors and help from their peers.Learn More