- Laura L. Runge’s Annotated Bibliography on Literature Pedagogy, compiled for a course on teaching literature by students. “The bibliography is divided into four sections. The main section contains works on pedagogy, mostly scholarly books and articles. The three smaller sections cover: texts to be used in the classroom, such as anthologies and critical editions of literary works; websites on teaching; and journals and other periodicals that deal with issues relevant to English teachers.”
- Electronic Archives for Teaching the American Literatures The Electronic Archives contain essays, syllabi, bibliographies, and other resources for teaching the multiple literatures of the United States. The Archives are designed as a complementary resource to the electronic discussion list, T-AMLIT.
- Selected Published Prose of Louie Crew (a.k.a. Li Min Hua) 40 essays by Rutgers University Professor Emeritus Louie Crew are archived on this site. Several address issues relevant to teaching literature at the college level and teaching generally, drawing on Crew’s 44-year teaching career.
Blogs and Pedagogy Websites
- Teaching and Learning in Higher Ed, a helpful blog from Paul T. Corrigan, with frequent posts on scholarship of teaching and learning, and reading lists on topics such as core readings, teaching literature, and teaching writing.
- ProfHacker on the Chronicle of Higher Education website: “ProfHacker delivers tips, tutorials, and commentary on pedagogy, productivity, and technology in higher education, Monday through Friday.”
- The Teaching Professor Blog “The Teaching Professor Blog features a new weekly post from Maryellen Weimer on such topics as: the scholarship of teaching and learning, classroom policies, active learning, assignment strategies, assessment, and student performance.” She is a professor emerita of Teaching and Learning at Penn State Berks.
- Pedagogy Unbound “A space for college teachers from all disciplines to easily share the practical strategies that have worked for them in their classrooms.” Founded by David Gooblar.
- The Long Eighteenth “For anyone interested in the long eighteenth century”
- Reading the Short Story Professor Charles E. May’s blog on the short story
- Teach Me Tonight “Musings on Romance Fiction from an Academic Perspective”
- Writing about Teaching Literature by Laura L. Runge on Teaching and Learning in Higher Ed
Centers for Teaching English Literature at the Higher-Ed Level
- English Subject Centre UK resource that has lost funding, but still has a wealth of useful material available on the site.
Online Texts and Editions
- Classic Reader Classic works of literature in the public domain, nicely presented.
- Gaslight Gaslight is an Internet discussion list which reviews one story a week from the genres of mystery, adventure and The Weird, written between 1800 and 1919. The current readings and selected ones from the past are available on the site.
- Mary Wroth’s Poetry: An Electronic Edition, ed. Paul Salzman
Selected University Centers for Teaching
Most universities have some version of a teaching resource center for faculty. These have material and links particularly useful for faculty teaching literature:
- Center for Research on Teaching and Learning, University of Michigan
- Office of Educational Development, UC Berkeley (Teaching Materials)
- Brigham Young University Center for Teaching and Learning
- University of Virginia Teaching Resource Center
- Princeton University McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning : Virtual Library for Faculty includes “Scholar as Teacher Tip Sheets”
- WebAIM, Web Accessibility in Mind, a University of Utah site which explains how to create various kinds of accessible documents and other media.