There are many things new faculty and instructors have to do as they prepare to start teaching at Penn. The links below can help with immediate concerns you may have before you arrive and as you plan your courses, as you enter the classroom and teach through the semester, and as you wrap up your first term.
CTL offers a 3-day course development program that is well suited to faculty creating their first Penn courses.
CTL has also curated a list of research based texts that may help faculty consider effective teaching practices.
If you have questions about teaching at Penn, you are welcome to consult with the staff at the Center for Teaching and Learning at any time. CTL also organizes a variety of faculty programs, providing faculty with structured opportunities to discuss their teaching with colleagues.