Recommended Books on Teaching

The following books are recommended for reference and further reading on successful college teaching.

Ambrose, S. A., Bridges, M. W., DiPietro, M., Lovett, M. C., & Norman, M. K. (2010). How learning works: Seven research-based principles for smart teaching. Jossey-Bass.

Bain, K. (2004). What the best college teachers do. Harvard University Press.

Baldwin, Al, Bunting, B., Daugherty, D., Lewis, L., & Steenbergh, T. (2020). Promoting belonging, growth mindset, and resilience to foster student success. National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

Barkley, E. (2020). Student engagement techniques: A handbook for college faculty. (2nd ed.). John Wiley & Sons.

Barkley, E. F., & Major, C. H. (2016). Learning assessment techniques: A handbook for college faculty. John Wiley & Sons.

Berg, M. (2016). The slow professor: Challenging the culture of speed in the academy. University of Toronto Press.

Bowen, J. A., & Watson, C. E. (2017). Teaching naked techniques: A practical guide to designing better classes. Jossey-Bass.

Brown, P. C. (2014). Make it stick: The science of successful learning. Harvard University Press.

Cavanagh, S. R. (2016). The spark of learning: Energizing the college classroom with the science of emotion. West Virginia University Press.

Darby, F., & Lang, J. (2019). Small teaching online: Applying learning science in online classes. Jossey-Bass.

Dweck, C. S. (2006). Mindset: The new psychology of success. Random House.

Fink, L. D. (2013). Creating significant learning experiences: An integrated approach to designing college courses. (Revised and updated edition.). Jossey-Bass.

Gannon, K. (2020). Radical hope: A teaching manifesto. West Virginia University Press.

Hogan, K. A., & Sathy, V. (2022). Inclusive teaching: Strategies for promoting equity in the college classroom.. West Virginia University Press.

Howell Major, C., Harris, M. S., & Zakrajsek, T. D. (2021). Teaching for learning: 101 intentionally designed educational activities to put students on the path to success. (2nd edition). Routledge.

Lang, J. M. (2021). Small teaching: Everyday lessons from the science of learning. (2nd edition). Jossey-Bass.

McNair, T. B., Bensimon, E. M., & Malcolm-Piquex, L. (2020). From equity talk to equity walk: Expanding practitioner knowledge for racial justice in higher education. John Wiley & Sons.

Neuhaus, J. (2022). Picture a professor: Interrupting biases about faculty and increasing student learning. West Virginia University Press.

Nilson, L. B. (2016). Teaching at its best: A research-based resource for college instructors. (4th ed.). John Wiley & Sons.

Palmer, C. (2019). College teaching at its best. Rowman & Littlefield.

Tobin, J. J., & Behling, K. T. (2018). Reach everyone, teach everyone: Universal design for learning in higher education. West Virginia University Press.

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