Resources for Teaching

On-campus Resources

The Teaching and Learning Transformation Center

The University of Maryland Strategic Plan 

Learning Outcomes

National Resources

AstronomyThe American Astronomical Society (AAS) helps its members to develop their skills in the fields of education and public outreach at all levels.

Atmospheric and Oceanic ScienceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports inform the development and implementation of education programs.

BiologyAAAS Vision and Change (2011) is a recent, influential report from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) describing recommendations for biological science education.

ChemistryUndergraduate Professional Education in Chemistry (2015) includes guidelines from the American Chemical Society (ACS) describing the skills chemistry students should acquire in their undergraduate education.

Computer ScienceComputing Curricula (2020) are guidelines from the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) describing the competencies needed among computer science graduates.

GeologyVision and Change in the Geosciences is a report from the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) describing recommendations for the future of undergraduate geoscience education.

MathematicsA Common Vision for Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences Programs (2025) is a report from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) guiding mathematics education reform.

PhysicsPhys21: Preparing Physics Students for 21st Century Careers is a collaborative report from the American Physics Association (APS) and the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) describing how to prepare undergraduate physics students for 21st-century careers.

STEM Teaching and Learning Associations

Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL)

Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U)

Association of College & University Biology Educators


BiosciEdNet (sponsored by AAAS)

Designing Effective and Innovative Courses

Innovation in STEM education (NISE)

Biology Teaching Assistant Program (BioTAP) - Resources for Graduate Teaching Assistants Teaching Professional Development