Promoting Student Success
We all want our students to succeed. Below are tools to help you help your students.
Open Education Resources
Open Access Resources (ORE) are free teaching materials that can be revised and reused. They provide better student engagement, are equitable, and save money for students. The Iowa State University Library supports educators in identifying, using, customizing, creating, and publishing OER.
Learn more and get involved:
Business Case Options
Business cases are an important tool for Ivy classes. We have two options for getting cases to your students:
Sage Business Cases
In Summer 2023, Iowa State subscribed to Sage Business Cases, an alternative to HBP. Te main advantages are:
Harvard Business Publishing (HBP)
HBP is a leader in providing cases resources, they also publish the Harvard Business Review and LOTS of other educational materials. Here are some tips for efficiently getting Harvard material to your students:
Harvard Business Review Articles
Harvard Business Publishing is very strict about academic use of their materials, including articles from Harvard Business Review. If you are using Harvard Business Review articles in your class you can give your students the citation to articles you want them to read. and they can go find them in Business Source Elite.
Watch this video about how to find citations to HBR articles and include them in your syllabus:
In your Syllabus, provide the link below for your students, and let them know that they can find HBR articles by going to the link below and using the "search in this publication" link to look for the article you want them to read.
The Library’s Course Reserve system makes digital and print materials available to students in your classes.
Course Reserve has features to save you time!
Library Resources in Canvas courses
With the amount of content in your courses, it is difficult t for your class. An alternative to an in-person session on library resources is adding the ISU Library Resources tab to your Canvas courses.
Your students will get access material relevant for their class, a curated article database list, and contact information for a subject specialist.
Detailed instructions for adding the “ISU Library Resources” tab can be found here. This is the short version of the instructions:
Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning is a great source for teaching-related materials.
Questions about how CELT can help you? Contact them!
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