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FQAS: Teaching Methods

Research, resources, and curated readings on various teaching-related topics. Guide designed to support Western's FQAS participants.

Purpose of this Guide

Essential Question

How can my teaching methods facilitate student learning in my course?

The essential question is meant to help you connect theory (research) and to practice (your classroom). Online teaching icon

Purpose of This Guide

This guide exists to curate, organize, and introduce information resources that can help you research and understand a variety of teaching methods and practices. It also collects search tips and strategies to help you make the most of your (limited) time. 

A Secondary Purpose for This Guide

This guide also exists to provide a model of how a research guide can scaffold and support an information-seeking task. 

Overview of This Guide + Navigating this Guide

Navigating this LibGuide

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NOTE: The video embedded and linked below provides a video introduction to your librarian, Ellen, and to the contents of this guide. Time stamps are listed for your convenience.

Guide Creator / Contact Me

This LibGuide was created by Student Learning Librarians Ellen Range ( and Linda VanSistine-Yost ( in collaboration with FQAS course instructors.  It primarily curates links to resources created by other schools and individuals, and we are indebted to their creative work. 

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