Teaching Resources

Magna 20-Minute Mentor Video Commons

ECC has acquired access to Magna Publishing’s 20-Minute Mentor Commons. This includes access to Magna’s 20-Minute Mentor videos, which provide concise, research-based strategies on varied teaching topics.

The on-demand videos can be watched at any time. Example topics include

  • What Are the Best Questioning Strategies for Enhancing Online Discussions?

  • Are Group Exams a Viable Testing Option?

  • How Do I Infuse Equity Into Any Online Class?

All ECC employees now have access to Magna’s full library of on-demand 20 Minute Mentor resources for the next 12 months. Instructions for setting up your free account with Magna and accessing the 20 Minute Mentor videos are below.

To register and log in to access the group instruction, follow the instructions below. To view the instructions link, please login using your student.elgin.edu email information when prompted,

ECC Magna 20-Minute Mentor Instructions

Need help? Call 800-433-0499 ext. 2 or email support@magnapubs.com.


Selected Articles and Research

These curated articles in the categories below are of varying length and provide research, examples, and guidance on a variety of teaching topics. They are organized via a Library Research Guide* and are loosely organized by topic. Have a suggestion for an article or topic to include? Email Tyler Roeger at troeger@elgin.edu

CETL Teaching Resources Home Page

*In addition to organizing the teaching materials on the CETL site, Library Research Guides can be created for any course or assignment. ECC librarians are eager to work with faculty to create tailored guides for any discipline. If you’d like to reach out to a librarian about possibly creating a Research Guide for one of your courses, contact Stacey Shah at sshah@elgin.edu.


ECC Assessment Diaries Presentation Materials

The folder below contains materials from the session of ECC's Assessment Diaries 2020 events. The materials cover topics such as growth mindset, using Quizlet, revising your syllabus for a more inclusive classroom, and the experiences of trans* and non gender conforming students, among other topics.

Assessment Diaries 2020 Presentation Materials

The Teaching Professor Materials

As a member of ECC, faculty have access to numerous teaching-related articles and videos, at no cost, through The Teaching Professor.

Follow the steps at the below link to activate your subscription and access to materials.

The Teaching Professor Access Instructions

Need help? Call 800-433-0499 ext. 2 or email support@magnapubs.com.

ECC Teaching Materials Commons (Materials forthcoming)

The below folders include teacher materials that all faculty are welcome to peruse, modify, and use for their own classes. If you'd be willing to share your materials with others, please email Tyler Roeger at troeger@elgin.edu.