Hofstra faculty members have shared the rules they include on the syllabi they distribute to their classes at the beginning of the semester.
Many educational institutions have posted information on dealing with disruptive classroom behavior. Some relevant web addresses are listed here.
Many materials are available to help instructors focus on and improve the teaching and learning environment in their classrooms. See the following links as a starting point in this exploration. Suggestions for additional categories and information can be submitted by e-mail.
Hofstra University has many other offices and programs that offer scholarship support. Some of these are listed on the Other Hofstra Scholarship Support page of this site.
Many colleges and universities have established teaching and learning centers. Although the specific missions of each center and institution may differ, all attempt in some way or another to foster teaching and learning excellence. Many of these centers have web sites that are wonderful repositories of useful materials and information. Hofstra University's Center for Teaching and Scholarly Excellence is continually updating its list of web sites for teaching and learning centers in the United States. Please e-mail information about any changes and additions.
Technology is presenting new and exciting challenges to education and many discussions and issues now center on how to effectively integrate technology into the learning and instructional enterprise. In addition to the CTSE's resources, consult the selected list of instructional technology sites for ideas, demonstrations, sample materials, and discussions of the issues.
Teaching and learning resources are also provided by many professional and disciplinary societies and associations. For lists of web sites of many professional associations, see: