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Teaching at NYU Libraries

Orientation to teaching at NYU Libraries and resources available for teaching support.

Sample Lesson Plans

Feel free to copy any of the sample lesson plans listed below, to use or adapt for your own purposes.

Tours and Workshops

NYU Libraries offers tours and workshops during NYU Welcome, as well as other times throughout the year. Individual students can find out about and sign up for these tours and workshops at library.nyu.edu/classes.

Folder of tour outlines and workshop lesson plans, containing:

Foundational Classes

These classes are requested by course instructors and taught by members of the Libraries Core Instruction Team (i.e. UIS librarians and TLE associates).

First Year Experience

  • Cohort Program (CAS)
  • New Student Seminar (Steinhardt)
  • New Student Seminar for International Graduate Students (Steinhardt)
  • First Year Colloquium (HEOP)

First Year Writing

CAS - Administered by the Expository Writing Program (EWP)

GALLATIN - Administered by Gallatin

  • First semester course:  First Year Writing Seminar
    • Sample lesson plan for FYWS
  • Second semester course:  First Year Research Seminar
    • Sample lesson plan for FYRS

LIBERAL STUDIES- Administered by Liberal Studies

  • First semester course:  Writing as Exploration
    • Sample lesson plan for Writing as Exploration
  • Second semester course:  Writing as Critical Inquiry
    • Sample lesson plan for Writing as Critical Inquiry

NURSING - Administered by EWP

SILVER - Administered by EWP

SPS - Administered by SPS

  • First semester course:  Writing Workshop I
    • Sample lesson plan for Writing Workshop I
  • Second semester course:  Writing Workshop II
    • Sample lesson plan for Writing Workshop II

STEINHARDT- Administered by EWP

  • First semester course: Writing the Essay
  • Second semester course:  Advanced College Essay: Education and the Professions
    • Sample lesson plan for ACE: Education

TANDON - Administered by EWP

TISCH - Administered by EWP

  • First semester course: Writing the Essay: Art and the World
    • Sample lesson plan for WTE: Art
  • Second semester course:  Advanced College Essay: The World Through Art
    • Sample lesson plan for ACE: Art

Subject-Specific Classes

Caribbean Cultures (Global Cultures, Global Liberal Studies)