Recommended Reading

Online Sources

Tomorrow’s Professor email list
ProfHacker blog at the Chronicle of Higher Education

General Guides to Teaching

Ambose, Susan, et al. How Learning Working: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching. Jossey-Bass, 2010.

Bain, Ken. What the Best College Teachers Do. Harvard University Press, 2004.

Boice, Robert. Advice for New Faculty Members. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2000.

Davis, Barbara Gross. Tools for Teaching. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2009.

Fink, L. Dee. Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses. Jossey-Bass, 2003.

Finkel, Donald. Teaching with Your Mouth Shut. Boynton/Cook, 2000.

Lang, James. On Course: A Week-by-Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching. Harvard University Press, 2008.

Leamnson, Robert. Thinking about Teaching and Learning: Developing Habits of Learning with First Year College and University Students. Stylus, 1999.

Lieberg, Carolyn. Teaching Your First College Class: A Practical Guide for New Faculty and Graduate Student Instructors. Stylus, 2008.

Lowman, Joseph. Mastering the Techniques of Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995.

McKeachie, Wilbert J. and Marilla Svinicki. McKeachie’s Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers. 14th edition. Belmont, CA: Cengage, 2013.

McTighe, Jay and Wiggins, Grant. Understanding by Design, 2nd ed. Pearson, 2005.

Nilson, Linda B. Teaching at Its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors. 2nd ed. Anker, 2003.

Palmer, Parker. The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life. Jossey-Bass, 1997.

Weimer, Maryellen. Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice. Jossey-Bass, 2002.

Willingham, Daniel. Why Don’t Students Like School? A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom. Jossey-Bass, 2009.