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Active Learning Resources for Faculty


Introduction

NDSU Libraries would like to thank Dr. Amy Rupiper-Taggert and the NDSU Development Foundation for securing a Libraries Endowment Grant that was used to purchase many of the books featured on this page. If you would like Library staff to pull the book for you so you can pick it up at the check out desk, please call 231-8888. To request purchase of related materials, please contact your subject librarian.

Resources for New Instructors

Becoming a New Instructor: A Guide for College Adjuncts and Graduate Students
Author: 
Erika Falk
Call Number: 
LB2331 .F33 2011
isbn: 
9780415807456
The Course Syllabus: A Learning Centered Approach
Author: 
Judith Grunert
Call Number: 
LB2361 .G78 2008
isbn: 
1882982185
McKeachie's Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers
Author: 
Marilla D. Svinicki
Call Number: 
LB2331 .M394 2014
isbn: 
9781133936794
Teaching First-Year College Students
Author: 
Bette LaSere Erickson
Call Number: 
LB2331 .E76 2006
isbn: 
1787964395
Teaching the Large College Class: A Guidebook for Instructors with Multitudes
Author: 
Frank Heppner
Call Number: 
LB2331 .H47 2007
isbn: 
9780470180846
The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom
Author: 
Stephen Brookfield
Call Number: 
LB2331 .B68 2006
isbn: 
0787980668
University Teaching: An Introductory Guide
Author: 
Tony Harland
Call Number: 
LB2331 .H317 2012
isbn: 
9780415524308
What the Best College Teachers Do
Author: 
Ken Bain
Call Number: 
LB2331 .B34 2004
isbn: 
0674013255
Essential College Professor: A Practical Guide to an Academic Career
Author: 
Jeffery L. Buller
Call Number: 
LB 1778.2 .B85 2010
isbn: 
9780470373736

Good Books to Start With

Better Learning Through Structured Teaching: A Framework for the Gradual Release of Responsibility
Author: 
Douglas Fisher
Call Number: 
LB1027.23 .F575 2014
isbn: 
9781416616290
Concise Guide to Improving Student Learning: Six Evidence-Based Principles and How to Apply Them
Author: 
Diane Persellin
Call Number: 
LB2331 .P425 2014
isbn: 
9781620360910
Developing Learner-Centered Teaching: A Practical Guide for Faculty
Author: 
Phyllis Blumberg
Call Number: 
LB2331 .B55 2009
isbn: 
9780787996888
Facilitating Seven Ways of Teaching: A Resource for More Purposeful, Effective, and Enjoyable College Teaching
Author: 
James R. Davis
Call Number: 
LB2331 .D377 2013
isbn: 
9781579228408
How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching
Author: 
Susan Ambrose
Call Number: 
LB1025.3 .H68 2010
isbn: 
9780470484104
Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice
Author: 
Maryellen Weimer
Call Number: 
LB2331 .W39 2002
isbn: 
0787956465
Looking and Learning: Visual Literacy Across the Disciplines
Author: 
Deandra Little
Call Number: 
LB1025.2 .N456
isbn: 
9781119063384
Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons From the Science of Learning
Author: 
James M. Lang
Call Number: 
LB 1063 .L36 2016
isbn: 
9781118944493

Problem-Based Learning

Learning to Solve Problems: A Handbook for Designing Problem-Solving Environments
Author: 
David H. Jonasses
Call Number: 
BF449.J66 2010
isbn: 
9780415871938
New Approaches to Problem-Based Learning: Revitalising Your Practice in Higher Education
Author: 
Terry Barrett
Call Number: 
LB2361.B36 2010
isbn: 
9780415871495

Critical Thinking

Palgrave Handbook of Critical Thinking in Higher Education
Author: 
Martin Davies
Call Number: 
LB2395.35.P35 2015
isbn: 
9781137378033
Teaching for Critical Thinking: Tools and techniques to Help Students Question Their Assumptions
Author: 
Stephen Brookfield
Call Number: 
BF441 .B7915 2012
isbn: 
9780470889343

Inquiry-Based Learning

Guide to Teaching Effective Seminars: Conversation, Identity, and Power
Author: 
Susan Fiksdal
Call Number: 
LB2393.5.F55 2014
isbn: 
9780415839891
Inquiry Into the College Classroom: A Journey Towards Scholarly Teaching
Author: 
Paul Savory
Call Number: 
LB2331.S28 2007
isbn: 
9781933371252
Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry: A Guidebook for Institutions and Instructors
Author: 
Virginia S. Lee
Call Number: 
LB1027.44.T43 2004
isbn: 
1579220800

Service Learning

Civic Engagement in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices
Author: 
Barbara Jacoby
Call Number: 
LC220.5 .C58 2009
isbn: 
0470388463
Service Learning Across the Curriculum: Case Applications in Higher Education
Author: 
Steven Madden
Call Number: 
LC221.S47 2000
isbn: 
076181583X
Service-Learning Essentials: Questions, Answers, and Lessons Learned
Author: 
Barbara Jacoby
Call Number: 
LC221.J337 2015
isbn: 
9781118627945

Student Engagement and Inclusion

Deconstructing Privilege: Teaching and Learning as Allies in the Classroom
Author: 
Kim A. Case
Call Number: 
LC4941.D43 2013
isbn: 
9780415641456
Engaging Students as Partners in Learning and Teaching: A Guide for Faculty
Author: 
Alison Cook-Sather
Call Number: 
LB2331 .C647 2014
isbn: 
9781118434581
Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations
Author: 
Shaun R. Harper
Call Number: 
LB2342.92.S78 2009
isbn: 
9780415988506
Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty
Author: 
Elizabeth Barkley
Call Number: 
LB2331 .B34 2010
isbn: 
9780470281918
Transforming Classroom Culture: Inclusive Pedagogical Practices
Author: 
Arlene Dallalfar
Call Number: 
LB2331 .T725 2016
isbn: 
9781137575685
Discussion in the College Classroom: Getting Your Students Engaged and Participating in Person and Online
Author: 
Jay R. Howard
Call Number: 
LB2331 .H68 2015
isbn: 
9781118571354

Course Design

Building a Pathway for Student Learning: A How-To Guide to Course Design
Author: 
Steven Kent Jones
Call Number: 
LB2361.5.J66 2014
isbn: 
9781579228910
Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Appoach to Designing College Courses
Author: 
L. Dee Fink
Call Number: 
LB2331 .F495 2013
isbn: 
9781117124253
Designing and Teaching Undergraduate Capstone Courses
Author: 
Robert C. Hauhart
Call Number: 
LC1034 .H38 2015
isbn: 
9781118761878
The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Designing and Teaching Online Courses
Author: 
Joan Thormann
Call Number: 
LB1044.87 .T57 2012
isbn: 
9780807753095
The Course Syllabus: A Learning-Centered Approach
Author: 
Judith Grunert
Call Number: 
LB2361 .G78 2008


Disciplinary Specific Resources

STEM

Discovery-Based Learning in the Life Sciences
Author: 
Kathleen M. Susman
Call Number: 
QH315 .S87 2015
isbn: 
9781118907566
Effective Instruction for STEM Disciplines: From Learning Theory to College Teaching
Author: 
E. J. Mastascusa
Call Number: 
LB2331 .E41 2011
isbn: 
9780470474457
Evaluating and Improving Undergraduate Teaching in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics
Author: 
Marye Anne Fox and Norman Hackerman
Call Number: 
Q181 .E93 2003
isbn: 
0309072778
Gender Inclusive Engineering Education
Author: 
Julie Mills
Call Number: 
T65 .M5833 2013
isbn: 
0415847923
Undergraduate Research in the Sciences: Engaging Students in Real Science
Author: 
Sandra Laursen et. al.
Call Number: 
Q 180 .A1 U48 2010

Health Sciences

Fuszard's Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing
Author: 
Barbara Fuszard
Call Number: 
RT71 .F84 2004
isbn: 
0763715514
Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions
Author: 
Martha Bradshaw, Arlene Lowenstein
Call Number: 
RT71 .F84 2014
isbn: 
9781284030990
Introduction to Concept Mapping in Nursing: Critical Thinking in Action
Author: 
Patricia Schmehl
Call Number: 
RT71 .S36 2014
isbn: 
9781449698799
Mastering the Teaching Role: A Guide for Nurse Educators
Author: 
Barbara K. Penn
Call Number: 
RT71 .M35 2008
isbn: 
9780803618237
Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice
Author: 
Susan Bacorn Bastable
Call Number: 
RT90 .N86 2014
isbn: 
9781449694173
Pharmacy Education: What Matters in Learning and Teaching
Author: 
Lynne M Sylvia; Judith T Barr
Call Number: 
RS101 .P53 2011
isbn: 
9780763773977
The Nurse Educator's Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes
Author: 
Mary MacDonald
Call Number: 
RT81.5 .M344 2007
isbn: 
9780763740238

AHSS

Collaborative Learning in Higher Music Education
Author: 
Helena Gaunt
Call Number: 
MT1 .C638 2013
isbn: 
9781409446828
Heart of Teaching: Empowering Students in the Performing Arts
Author: 
Stephen Wangh
Call Number: 
PN1576.W36 2013
isbn: 
9780415644914
Teaching History in the Digital Age
Author: 
T. Mills Kelly
Call Number: 
D16.255.C65 K45 2013
isbn: 
9780472118786

Business

Innovative Business School Teaching: Engaging the Millennial Generation
Author: 
Elaine Doyle
Call Number: 
HF1106.I584 2013
isbn: 
9780415533997
Teaching with Cases: A Practical Guide
Author: 
Espen Anderson
Call Number: 
HD30.4 .S329 2014
isbn: 
9781625276261


Faculty and Institutional Development

Global Innovation of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Transgressing Boundaries
Author: 
Prudence C. Layne
Call Number: 
LB2322.2 .G543 2015
isbn: 
3319104810
Hidden Roads: Nonnative English-Speaking International Professors in the Classroom
Author: 
Katherine Hendrix
Call Number: 
LB1025.2 .N456
isbn: 
9781118923092
Inquiry-Based Learning for Faculty and Institutional Development: A Conceptual and Practical Resource for Educators
Author: 
Patrick Blessinger
Call Number: 
LB1027.23.I57 2014
isbn: 
9781784412340
Peer Review of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: International Perspectives
Author: 
Judith Sachs
Call Number: 
LB2333.P44 2014
isbn: 
9789400776388
Using Evidence of Student Learning to Improve Higher Education
Author: 
GEORGE D. KUH...ET AL.
Call Number: 
LA227.4 .U85 2015
isbn: 
9781118903391
Faculty Development and Student Learning : Assessing the Connections
Author: 
William Condon et al...
Call Number: 
LB1738 .C55 2016
isbn: 
9780253018786
Best Practices in Online Program Development : Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
Author: 
Elliot King
Call Number: 
LB2395.7 .K56 2015
isbn: 
9780415724432
Reinventing Undergraduate Education: Engaging College Students in Research and Creative Activities
Author: 
Shouping Hu
Call Number: 
LA227.4 .R43 2008
isbn: 
9780470283585
Transforming Institutions: Undergraduate STEM Education for the 21ST Century
Author: 
Gabriela C. Weaver
Call Number: 
Q183.3 .A1 T72 2015
isbn: 
9781557537249
Last updated: 9/23/2016