Instructional Guide for University Faculty and Teaching Assistants

This guide is a brief compilation of teaching-related information from several sources, including instructional guidebooks from other institutions, journals, and contributions from master teachers and academic support units at Northern Illinois University. The guide is meant to be a quick reference and not a comprehensive source on teaching-related information.

We welcome other organizations to use these guides for reference or professional development, provided an appropriate attribution or citation is used. Although you have our permission, we would love to hear from you if you do use one of the articles, since we share the number of requests we receive with administration - email us at to let us know. For reference purposes, we recommend the following citation for any of the articles included in this guide (this example is in APA format):

Northern Illinois University Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning. (2012). Title of article. In Instructional guide for university faculty and teaching assistants. Retrieved from

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