Resources for Teaching Philosophy

American Philosophical Association Resources for Teaching Philosophy.
A well-organized site with a comprehensive and useful range of materials for teaching philosophy such as sample syllabi and teaching ideas, teaching philosophy websites, and resources on higher education pedagogy.

Philosophy Teaching Links (American Association of Philosophy Teachers, AAPT).
Another excellent set of links to Internet sites on teaching philosophy, including many not listed elsewhere.

Teaching Philosophy 101 (John Immerwahr, Villanova University).
Strategies and resources for teaching philosophy courses, especially at the introductory level.  Free and downloadable.  Sections on challenges and obstacles; course planning; lectures, discussions, group work; assignments and tests; non-traditional materials, etc.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
A well-respected comprehensive web resource for teaching philosophy: topics, concepts, issues, philosophers, and more. Refereed by an Editorial Board and kept up-to-date.

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (James Fieser, University of Tennessee at Martin, and Bradley Dowden, California State University, Sacramento, general editors, plus area editors).
The IEP's purpose is to provide "detailed, scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy." Entries are peer reviewed.

VoS: Voice of the Shuttle: Philosophy (Alan Liu and a team of developers, University of California, Santa Barbara).
This large and well-organized site offers links to philosophical fields, movements, philosophers & works, and related sites & projects, including some course syllabi.

MERLOT:  Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching.
Type Philosophy into the search engine or open the Humanities Division in Philosophy for annotated links to over 100 multimedia resources for teaching and learning philosophy.

MIT OpenCourseWare:  Linguistics and Philosophy.
Syllabi, lecture notes, assignments, exams, multimedia course content, and more for a variety of undergraduate and graduate philosophy courses taught at MIT.

Paideia Archive: Teaching Philosophy.
Full text of papers on teaching philosophy given at the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy in 1998.

Resources for Ethics Across the Curriculum (Hale Chair in Applied Ethics, Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum).
Links to online books, annotated list of videos, and other resources for teaching ethics.

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Journals on Teaching Philosophy

Teaching Philosophy.
The only journal devoted to practical and theoretical articles and reviews on teaching and learning philosophy.  Subscription required.  Some free content.

American Philosophical Association Newsletter
Offers online newsletters on a variety of issues in philosophy.

Teaching Ethics (Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum).
Full text of some issues online.

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Michigan State University Resources for Teaching Philosophy

Michigan State University Department of Philosophy

MSU Philosophy Research Guide (Joshua Barton, Philosophy librarian, MSU Libraries).

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