Tuesday, January 3, 2012

A Short List of Good Books for Teachers

Welcome back and happy New Year! As a first post of the new year, here is a short list of excellent resource texts for teachers.

1. Brookfield S. Teaching for critical thinking. San Francisco, CA; Jossey-Bass, 2011

2. Tierney WG. The impact of culture on organizational decision making: theory and practice in higher education. Sterling, VA; Stylus publishing, LLC, 2008

3. Leamnson R. Thinking about teaching and learning: developing habits of learning with first year college and university students. Sterling, VA; Stylus publishing, LLC, 1999

4. Driscoll A, Wood S. Developing outcomes-based assessment for learner-centered education: a faculty introduction. Sterling, VA; Stylus publishing, LLC, 2007

5. Lauer PA. An education research primer: how to understand, evaluate and use it. San Francisco, CA; Jossey-Bass, 2006

6. Dolence MG, Rowley DJ, Lujan HD. Working toward strategic change: a step-by-step guide to the planning process. San Francisco, CA; Jossey-Bass, 1997

7. Stevens DD, Levi AJ. Introduction to rubrics: an assessment tool to save grading time, convey effective feedback and promote student learning. Sterling, VA; Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2005

8. Michaelson LK, Knight AB, Fink LD. Team-based learning: a transformative use of small groups in college teaching. Sterling, VA; Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2004

9. Allen MJ. Assessing academic programs in higher education. Bolton, MA; Anker Publishing, 2004

10. Gillespie KH, ed. A guide to faculty development: practice advice, examples, and resources. Bolton, MA; Anker Publishing, 2002

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