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Guides & Resources

Develop teaching skills and enhance learning.

We have created a collection of guides, resources, research, and other materials to support instructors at all stages of their career.

Principles of Inclusive Teaching

Northwestern Principles of Inclusive Teaching represent the University’s ongoing commitment to excellence and equity in teaching students. 

Deeply rooted in pedagogical research, Northwestern Principles of Inclusive Teaching outlines eight principles and their impacts on learning. This resource provides broad strategies that instructors can use now and in the future to implement the principles in their course preparation and teaching, and examples of how each principle can be applied in class. It also includes references to scholarly publications, a glossary and a list of helpful University resources.

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Learning & Teaching Guides

We've created a collection of teaching guides and academic tools to help educators succeed as teachers and learners.

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Find grants, recommended literature, campus resources to support students, and other resources to enhance learning and teaching.


Assessment Repository

The Northwestern University’s Assessment Repository is an assessment tool designed to systematically collect and share teaching and assessment innovations at the program, major, department, and school/unit level.

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Searle’s Menges Library

The Robert J. Menges library houses a large selection of books, articles, and audio-visual materials on learning and teaching.

We invite Northwestern faculty, staff, and students to peruse the collection in our sunny library or check out materials to read at home. Circulating materials may be borrowed for up to one month.

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