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Recommended Readings on College Teaching & Faculty Success

Books are available at the campus Barnes and Noble Bookstore in the Education section.  Look for the shelves with the sign "College Teaching & Faculty Success" for books recommended by CTE, CETR, and the Writing Center.

Assessing Student Learning

  • Assessment clear and simple: A practical guide for institutions, departments, and general education
    Barbara Walvoord
  • Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers
    Thomas A. Angelo and K. Patricia Cross
  • Designing effective assessment: Principles and profiles of good practice
    Trudy W. Banta, Elizabeth A. Jones, Karen E. Black
  • Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment
    Barbara E. Walvoord, Virginia Johnson Anderson
  • Learner-centered assessment on college campuses: Shifting the focus from teaching to Learning
    Mary E. Huba and Jann E. Freed

Developing and Teaching College Courses

  • Creating significant learning experiences: An integrated approach to designing college courses
    L. Dee Fink
  • Learner-centered Teaching: Five key changes to practice
    Maryellen Weimer
  • Learning in adulthood: A comprehensive guide
    Sharan B. Merriam, Rosemary S. Caffarella, and Lisa M. Baumgartner
  • Teaching at its best
    Linda Nilson

Service-Learning and Social Justice

  • Introduction to service-learning toolkit (2nd edition)
    Campus Compact
  • Promoting diversity and social justice: Educating people from privileged groups
    Diane J. Goodman
  • Service learning: A movement’s pioneers reflect on its origins, practice, and future
    Timothy K. Stanton and Nadinne I. Cruz
  • Service-learning in theory and practice
    Dan W. Butin

Teaching and Grading Writing

  • Assigning, responding, evaluating: A writing teacher's guide
    Edward M. White
  • Direct from the disciplines: Writing across the curriculum
    Mary T. Segall and Robert A. Smart
  • My word!  Plagiarism and college culture
    Susan Blum
  • The WAC casebook: Scenes for faculty reflection and program development
    Chris M. Anson

Faculty Career Success

  • The academic job search handboo
    Julia Miller Vick and Jennifer S. Furlong
  • The courage to teach: Exploring the inner landscape of a teachers life
    Parker J. Palmer
  • Enhancing learning through the scholarship of teaching and learning
    Kathleen McKinney
  • Faculty incivility: The rise of the academic bully culture and what to do about it
    Darla J. Twale and Barbara M. De Luca
  • Peer review of teaching: A sourcebook
    Nancy Van Note Chism