Teaching Resources

Teaching with Data: CET Assignment Repository from USC

The resources included represent 12 data-driven assignments created by USC faculty recipients of the Provost's Data-Driven Assignment Grant Program in Spring 2015.


Lesson plans & lesson plan reviews, exercises, standards by state, reviews of primary source/history sites.


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TEDEd allows educators to create and share lessons built around YouTube videos.

The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life

This book builds on a simple premise: good teaching cannot be reduced to technique but is rooted in the identity and integrity of the teacher. 

The Craft of Research

A practical guide to how to think through the process of researching a project.

The Embedded Librarian's Cookbook

Ideas for embedding library instruction into courses. Includes a section for online learning.

The Fun of Motivation: Crossing the Threshold Concepts

Combines theory with specific lesson plans and assessment options related to ACRL's threshold concepts.

The Future Scholar: Researching and Teaching the Frameworks for Writing and Information Literacy

Two dozen teachers, librarians, administrators, and writing center professionals share their expertise and insights on successfully utilizing the frameworks for writing and information literacy. 

The Information Literacy Test (ILT)

Standardized 1-hour IL test based on ACRL's IL Standards for Higher Education. Internet-based and includes 60 multiple-choice questions. The test demonstrated both reliability andvalidity.