For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
Resources on the web
Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Rubric (courtesy of Blackboard)
OSCQR Course Design Review Scorecard for online courses
Making the Move to Online Courses: Resources to Inform Teaching and Learning (resource list compiled by the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA))
Eli Review (online peer learning resource for teachers and students) – access to Eli is being offered free of charge through the end of Spring 2020 terms to help with the sudden transition to remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic
New England Faculty Development Consortium – Mass Maritime is an instutional member of NEFDC, an organization that provides resources for faculty. NEFDC member benefits include reduced registration fees to their annual conferences and access to The Exchange (an annual publication covering teaching and learning best practices).
Retrieval Practice – Retrieval practice emphasizes the act of calling information to mind, and this site offers resources to help strengthen memory and recall.
Teaching in Higher Ed – Teaching in Higher Ed is a collection of resources, including a blog and podcasts, covering topics ranging from educational technology to productivity and pedagogy.
Association of College and University Educators – ACUE offers resources, such as a blog and discussion forum.
Special series and suggested readings:
The Chronicle of Higher Education - Special Report: Small Changes in Teaching
Retrieval Practice - Recommended Books
Resources in the MMA Library
The Teaching Professor (recent editions available in print)
Chronicle of Higher Education (also available in print)