Especially For ITAs and International Faculty
Teaching in the US Classroom (Tomorrow's Professor, Search #801)
Cultural Differences in the Classroom:
Resources for International Faculty and TAs: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/cft/resources/teaching_resources/specific_audiences/international.htm
ESL Web Sites
Great All-Purpose Web Site:
This web site has a very comprehensive list of links, a help center, message boards, a slang dictionary, and quizzes among other features.
GReat multipurpose site with resources and games: http://english.answers.com/grammar/
Another general writing advice site--checkout the "English Lessons"
A clearing house of Grammar Links: http://www.eslpartyland.com/articles/esl-grammar-links.html
http://www.eslbee.com/ General advice on writing styles
Probably the best on-line writing resource center. It’s from Purdue University.
www.rpi.edu/dept/llc/writecenter/web/handouts.html Excellent broad-based resources with good "take away" handouts
Information on different types of writing and different styles
On-line quizzes for you to test your knowledge of various grammar points
Help for all levels of English competence
English for Science and Technology
Books (Available in the IDS Library)
E. Sarkisian. Teaching American Students: A Guide for International Faculty and Teaching Assistants in Colleges and Universities. Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Intercultural Press, Inc.
M. Smithee, S. L.Greenblatt, & E. Eland. U.S. Classroom Culture. NAFSA.
G. Althen. American Ways. Intercultural Press