+ Books for Teachers, from the Experts

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Marty Nemko, in the Chronicle of Higher Education, says Pat Cross suggests these books for teachers:

Angelo, T. A., & Cross, K. P. (1993). Classroom Assessment Techniques (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Bain, K. (2004). What the Best College Teachers Do. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Cooper, J. L., Robinson, P., & Ball, D. (Eds). (2003). Small Group Instruction in Higher Education: Lessons From the Past, Visions of the Future. Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

Bean, J. (1996). Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Biggs, J. (2003). Teaching for Quality Learning at University (2nd ed.) Buckingham, UK: Open University Press.

Feldman, K., & Paulsen, M. (Eds.) (1998). Teaching and Learning in the College Classroom. New York: Simon and Schuster.

Fink, D. (2003). Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Forsyth, D. R. (2002). The Professor’s Guide to Teaching: Psychological Principles and Practices. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Fry, H., Ketteridge, S. & Marshall, S. (Eds.). (2003). A handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, (2nd ed.). London: Kogan Page Publishers.

Gardiner, L. F. (1994). Redesigning Higher Education: Producing Dramatic Gains in Student Learning. Washington, DC: ASHE Higher Education Report.

Hativa, N. (2001). Teaching for Effective Learning in Higher Education. New York: Springer.

King, P. M., & Kitchener, K. S. (1994). Developing Reflective Judgment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Kalman, C. (2008). Successful Science and Engineering Teaching: Theoretical and Learning Perspectives. New York: Springer.

Kalman, C. (2006). Successful Science and Engineering Teaching in Colleges and Universities. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Leamnson, R. (1999). Thinking About Teaching and Learning: Developing Habits of Learning with First Year College and University Students. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Loacker, G. (Ed.) (2000). Self Assessment at Alverno College. Milwaukee, WI: Alverno College.

McIntosh, M., & Kysilka, M. (2002). Teaching College in an Age of Accountability. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Nilson, L. B. (2003). Teaching at its Best: A Research-based Resource for College Instructors. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Nuhfer, E. B., & Others, (2006). A Handbook for Student Management Teams. Camarillo, CA: California State University of the Channel Islands.

Pratt, D., & Associates. (1998). Five Teaching Perspectives on Teaching in Adult and Higher Education. Malabar, FL: Krieger.

Ramsden, P. (2003). Learning to Teach in Higher Education (2nd ed.). London: Routledge.

Richlin, L. (2006). Blueprint for Learning: Constructing College Courses to Facilitate, Assess, and Document Learning. Sterling, VA:Stylus.

Rotenberg, R. (2006). The Art and Craft of College Teaching: A Guide for New Professors and Graduate Students. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

Stevens, Dannelle D., & Antonia J. Levi. 2004. Introduction to Rubrics: An Assessment Tool to Save Grading Time, Convey Effective Feedback and Promote student Learning. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Walvoord, B. E. F., & Anderson, V. J. (1998). Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Weimer, M. (2002).Learner-centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Wiggins, G., & McTighe, J. (2001). Understanding by Design (2nd ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Zander, R. S., & Zander, B., (2000). The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Press.

Zull, J. E. (2002). The art of Changing the Brain. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

In addition he mentions:

Bob Diamond’s 3rd edition of Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula: A Practical Handbook; Ruth Colvin Clark’s E-learning & the Science of Instruction; and Barbara Gross Davis’  Tools for Teaching; as well as his own The All-in-One College Guide.

source: Marty Nemko’s article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, on 6/11/08.  www.chronicle.com   Nemko is a career coach and higher education policy writer who has been consultant fo 15 college presidents; he has written five books, including “The All-in-One College Guide,” a consumer activist’s guide to  choosing and making the most of college.  He is a contributing editor for career matters to US News and World Report.

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