Online resources


The Chronicle of Higher Education is a helpful resource for anyone teaching in higher education.
* Go to the homepage to see links to news stories in higher education and links to key areas.
* On the Jobs page, you can browse for jobs and read advice on job hunting, developing curriculum, and being a successful faculty member. This is one location for finding possible faculty jobs.

inside-higher-edInside Higher Education is another useful resource for faculty, adjuncts and teaching assistants.
* The homepage provides links to news stories and blogs.
* The Jobs page provides updated information about jobs in higher education, and the Career Advice section addresses issues from soliciting pre-promotion evaluations to dealing with academic bullying.


HBCU DigestHBCU Digest addresses news, culture, commentary and investigative views of the international HBCU (Historically Black College/University) community. The website includes a link to campus news stories and encourages reader engagement.

aejmcThe Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication is one of the major professional organizations for faculty teaching in communications programs in higher education. Check the website for information on the organization, including paper competitions, conferences and conventions.

The AEJMC online jobs site can be helpful in identifying jobs. Checking the website regularly can help you become aware of the kinds of jobs available and the expectations for faculty. That can be useful to know as you make decisions as a graduate student.

in-teacher-centerUniversity teaching centers are a great resource for both beginning and experienced college teachers. A quick Google search for “university teaching centers” will give you dozens of centers to chose from. You may want to start first by checking to see if the college or university where you teach has a teaching center to identify resources and workshops specific for your campus. But much of what is included on university teacher center websites are resources that can be used in any teaching setting — how to promote class discussion, how to design learning objectives, how to created multiple-choice exams, etc.

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