Teaching & Learning Foundations

Universal Design

Universal Design for Instruction is a set of principles meant to address the needs of all learners, including but not limited to students requiring accommodations.

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Knowledge for Teaching

Both disciplinary and pedagogical content knowledge are important for good teaching. Read about them here, and explore your discipline's "signature pedagogy."

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Inclusive Teaching

Creating inclusive learning environments in Dartmouth classrooms, labs, studios, office hours, and other learning settings is a critical component of fostering a culture in which all individuals can thrive.

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Student Development

How students learn in a given moment, term, course, or degree experience is inextricably tied to the developmental, environmental, and individual contexts in which that learning occurs for each student.

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Recommended Reading

Information about DCAL's lending library of resources on teaching and learning, summaries of some of our favorites, and links to additional sources of information.

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