This page links to the Latin American Studies Association’s website and Internet resources (directories, databases, newsgroups) hosted by the New Mexico State University library.

Latin American Studies Association

The Latin American Studies Association provides links to databases and reference sources on Latin America and links to national resource centers on Latin America and the Caribbean

Internet Resources for Latin America (New Mexico State University Library)

Links to Latin America directories, databases, digital library projects, organizations, and newsgroups

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Common-place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life

This website provides essays, documents, and other resources for teaching about American history prior to 1900.

History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web

This website offers a variety of resources, including syllabi, teaching tips, and examples of student projects, for instructors teaching U.S. history courses.

The National Council for History Education

This website provides links to museums, galleries, archives, networks, and other resources that may be useful for teaching U.S. history.

Documenting the American South at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

This site contains a collection of sources on Southern history, literature, and culture from the colonial period through the early 20th century. The site contains links to first-person narratives of the American South, North American slave narratives, a library of Southern literature, and historical material about North Carolina and about the church in the Southern black community.

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There is a variety of research about student motivation and how students process information. The links in this section offer short overviews of various aspects of this research and how it can be applied to instruction.

Theory and Research-Based Principles of Learning

A list of seven basic principles that underlie effective learning. These principles are distilled from research from a variety of disciplines.

Teaching Principles

A list of seven principles designed to make teaching both more effective and more efficient, by helping instructors create the conditions that support student learning.

Instructional Design, Theory in Practice

This site contains a vast array of basic information about learning theory.

Index of Learning Theories and Models

Provides an overview of major learning theories and models, organized by paradigm (behaviorism, cognitivism, constructivism, humanism, and others)

Learning Partnerships Model: Promoting self-authorship to promote liberal education (Baxter Magolda, 2009) Read more »


Medical Education Links

The page offers links to medical associations and education organizations.

Medical Education Web Resources

The page lists various resources on medical education, including teaching journals, medical education website, teaching resources, and new technical innovation in education.

Medical education, Internet resources, medical libraries

The page offers links to free medical journals, medical education, Internet resources, and medical libraries.  This is part of Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research website (

Medical Education Online

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Eliciting participation, questions, and even attention from a sea of faces in a large lecture hall can be a difficult task. Instructors often seek ways to make large classes feel smaller. The links in this section provide information about classroom management techniques, suggestions for effective lecturing, and a list of additional resources and articles about large classes.

Large Classes

Suggestions for Large Lecture Classes (UC Berkeley, 1983)

List of six suggestion to help make lecturing to a large enrollment course effective and managable for students and instructors. 

Tips for Using Questions in Large Classes (Klionsky, 1999)

Short first-person account from an introductory biology course with a class enrollment of about 300 who shares some of his techniques for engaging the class.

Large Classes: A Teaching Guide

Detailed resource from University of Maryland for approaching large classes, including a set of ideas and suggestions to use. This guide offers tips for utilizing many of the teaching strategies described on the CRLT website (e.g., collaborative learning, discussions, writing) with large classes. Read more »