Education Links

The following links are intended to help Communication educators find additional resources that will assist them with their work in the classroom
  • The Voices of Democracy project is designed to promote the study of great speeches and public debates. The emphasis of the project is on the actual words of those who, throughout American history, have defined the country's guiding principles, debated the great social and political controversies of the nation's history, and shaped the identity and character of the American people.
  • Run by the California State University system, MERLOT is a leading-edge, user-centered, searchable collection of peer-reviewed and selected higher education, online learning materials, catalogued by registered members. It also includes a set of faculty development support services. MERLOT's vision is to be a premier online community where faculty, staff, and students from around the world share their learning materials and pedagogy.
  • The National Endowment for the Humanities’ educational website contains lesson plans, assignments, and digital documents that can be adapted and incorporated into various Communication courses.
  • The Association of American Colleges and Universities is the premier academic association supporting the liberal arts. Its website provides a wealth of information about teaching, learning, and assessment in the liberal arts.
  • This section of the College Board’s website provides a wealth of information for K-12 teachers in general, and some specific information helpful for communication teachers, especially in terms of standards for communication education at the secondary level.
  • TeAchnology was designed with teachers in mind. The website provides lesson plans, rubrics, worksheets, and tips for teachers. The resources offered are easy to navigate based on the subjects or themes you select. The site also offers a free weekly e-newsletter, with teacher tips, for those who subscribe.
  • PBS LearningMedia is a comprehensive website providing K-12 teacher resources by field. Each field is provided classroom resources, discussion forums and various professional development opportunities. Each day you will find a new classroom resource featured on the homepage. The live discussion boards provide a great outlet to share and obtain information on various pedagogical topics.
  • The Learning Network from the New York Times is a teaching website for elementary and secondary teachers.
  • Based at Eastern Carolina University, this website provides a good introduction to service learning and several excellent examples of service learning in practice.