Teaching Resource Library

Each month, PACE highlights a different professional development topic and gathers resources,  GIFTs on those topics, in addition to holding special events.  Here are links to this month and past month topics and their resources:

Each month we gather great ideas for teaching (GIFTs) on the monthly topic. You can explore all of them here in the GIFT Repository!

Course Development

Request support from the PACE Instructional Designer, Karen Sorensen.

Subject Guides

The library has guides for all PSCC subject areas. They offer reference books, technical guides, media, articles, databases. Check out your subject area guide! Librarians also love to help faculty with developing and updating research assignments.

AccessibilityAccessibility quick guide


View the Copyright Overview by the library. Learn about Fair Use, the TEACH Act and what you can and cannot do under each. If you still have questions, ask a Librarian. There’s a button right on the Copyright page to ask a Librarian.

Copyright decision trees

Image collections

These are image collections that are royalty free and licensed for re-use. Some require attribution, some don’t. Unless you’re using an image that has been published under a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license, attribution is a legal requirement.

Outside Resource Collections

MERLOT Pedagogy Portal

Instructional strategies and issues on Course Instructional Design, Assessment, Learning Theories and strategies such as Simulations, Learning Centered Teaching, Critical Thinking, etc.

National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development

NISOD is a member organization. Pellissippi State is a member and using your email address you can subscribe to any of their newsletters and enroll in any of their webinars

How to Get Out of the Adjunct Zone

Presentation by Dr. Antija Allen, Psychology Instructor at Pellissippi State