The self-paced courses listed below can be accessed through the NC-NET Blackboard server. Log in with the user name faculty and the password nc-net. Once connected, you can view the courses alphabetically by title.
Click on the heading below to view annotated list of related web resources.
Burnout and Stress Management
Stress management and avoiding professional burnout. A resource list of websites from Teach-nology.
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Higher Education Issues--in particular the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
Center for Courage & Renewal
Parker Palmer's website offers articles and information on retreats based on the "teacher formation" philosophy.
Center for Formation in Higher Education
The Center for Formation in Higher Education is a resource and catalyst for personal and institutional work toward wholeness and authenticity.
Create Your Personal Mission Statement
Create Your Personal Mission Statement is a Franklin Covey exercise to help you create your own personal mission statement.
Learning to Relax
Learning to Relax provides 5-10 minute meditations with music and guided imagery for any stressful occasion. There is a small fee to download the meditations.
Seven Time Management Sanity Savers
A resource from Scholastic that offers tips for time-stressed teachers by Beblon Parks that can be applied to any aspect of life, career or personal.
Teaching Perspectives Inventory
The Teaching Styles Inventory developed by Daniel Pratt and John Collins relates to their research on effective teaching. Take this online inventory and discover your dominant approach in the classroom. Is your perspective on teaching based on Transmission, Apprenticeship, Development, Nurturing, or Social Reform?
Time Management Talk
A presentation on time management by Randy Pausch of Carnegie Mellon University. The presentation includes planning tools, inspirational tools, personal experiences, time-saving tips, delegation tips, advice, and recommended readings.