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Teaching Improvement Bibliography

Readings on Teaching Improvement
(Found in the Emma Waters Summar Library)


Additional Readings

  • Amundsen, C., Saroyan, A., & Frankman, M. (1996). Changing Methods and Metaphors: A Case Study of Growth on University Teaching. Journal of Excellence in College Teaching, 7(3), 3-42.
  • Anson, C. et.al., eds (1998). Dilemmas in teaching: Cases for collaborative faculty reflection. Madison, WI: Mendota Press.
  • Campbell, Wm. E. and K.A. Smith, eds. (1997). New paradigms for college teaching. Edina, MN: Interaction Book.
  • Cashin, W. E. (1985). Improving lectures. IDEA Paper No. 14. Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University, Center for Faculty Evaluation and Development ERIC Document # ED 267 9.
  • Cashin, W. E. (1979). Motivating students. IDEA Paper No. 1.. Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University Center for Faculty Evaluation and Development. ERIC Document # ED 202 4.
  • Cashin, W. E., & McKnight, P. C. (1986). Improving discussions. IDEA Paper No. 15.. Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University, Center for Faculty Evaluation and Development..
  • Cockburn, B. and Alec Ross . Teaching in higher education: Vol. 1 Lecturecraft. Lancaster, England: University of Lancaster.
  • Cockburn, B. and Alec Ross . Teaching in higher education: Vol. 2. Why Lecture?. Lancaster, England: University of Lancaster.
  • Cyrs, Thomas E. (1997). Teaching at a distance.. Las Cruces, NM: New Mexico State University Printing Center.
  • Erickson, B. L., & D. W Strommer (1991). Teaching college freshmen. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Fuhrmann, B.S. and Grasha, A. F. (1983). A Practical Handbook for College Teachers. Little, Bown & Co..
  • Gappa, J.M. & MacDermid, S.M. (1997). Work, Family, and the Faculty Career. Washington, D.C.: American Association for Higher Education.
  • Goulden, N. R. (1991). Improving instructors' speaking skills. IDEA Paper No. 24.. Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University, Center for Faculty Evaluation and Development.
  • Hyman, R. T. (1980). Improving discussion leadership. New York: Teachers College Press.
  • Hyman, R. T. (1982). Questioning in the college classroom. IDEA Paper No. 8. Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University, Center for Faculty Evaluation and Development.
  • Katz, Joseph and Milded Henry (1988). Turning professors into teachers. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx.
  • Kreber, C. (1999). A Course-Based Approach to the development of Teaching-Scholarship: A Case Study. Teaching in Higher Education, 4(3), 309-325.
  • Kreber, C. (2000). Becoming an Expert University Teacher: A Self-Directed Process. In H. Long (ed.) Theory and Practice in Self-Directed Learning (pp. 131-143).
  • McAlpine, L. & Weston, C. (2000). Reflection: Issues Related to Improving Professors' Teaching and Students' Learning. Instructional Science, 28 (5-62): 363-385.
  • McAlpine, L., Weston, C., Beauchamp, C., Wiseman, C. & Beauchamp, J. (1999a). Monitoring Student Cues. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 29(2,3), 113-144.
  • McAlpine, L., Weston, C., Beauchamp, J., Wiseman, C. & Beauchamp, C. (1999b). Building a Metacognitive Model of Reflection. Canadian Journal of Higher Education.
  • Millis, Barbara & Phillip Cottell (1993). Cooperative learning for higher education faculty. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press.
  • Newton, T. (1990). Improving students' listening skills. IDEA Paper No. 23. Manhattan, KS: Kansas St. University, Center for Faculty Evaluation and Development.
  • Perry, Raymond P. (1997). Effective teaching in higher education. Bronx, NY: Agathon Press.
  • Polson, C. J. (1993). Teaching adult students. IDEA Paper No. 29. Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University Center for Faculty Evaluation and Development.
  • Prichard, Keith & R. McLaran Sawyer (1994). Handbook of College Teaching. London: Greenwood Press.
  • Rahilly, T., & Saroyan, A. (1997). Characterizing Poor and Exemplary Teaching in Higher Education: Implications for Faculty Development. ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED-411-719.
  • Rahilly, T., Saroyan, A. (1998). Memorable Events in e Classroom: Types of Knowledge Influencing Professors' Classroom Teaching. ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED-410-806.
  • Saroyan, A., Amundsen, C., Li, Cao (1997). Incorporating Theories of Teacher Growth and Adult Education in a Faculty Development Program. Stillwater: To Improve the Academy, Vol 16 (pp. 93-116), DeZure (ed.).
  • Smit, D. W. (1991). Improving student writing. IDEA Paper No. 25. Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University, Center for Faculty Evaluation and Development.
  • Smith, R.A. & Tiberius, R.G. (1998-99). Implications of the Nature of "Expertise" for Teaching and Faculty Development. Teaching Excellence 10(8), pp. 1-2.
  • Sorcinelli, M.D. & Austin, A.E. (eds) (1992). Developing New and Junior Faculty. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Tiberius, R.G., Smith, R.A., & Waisman, Z. (1998). Implications of the Nature of "Expertise" for Teaching and Faculty Development. Stillwater: To Improve the Academy, Vol. 17 (pp. 123-138), M. Kaplan (ed.).
  • Tiberius, Richard G. (1995). Small group teaching: A trouble shooting guide. Toronto: OISE Press.
  • Timpson, W.M., S. Burgoyne, Jones, C. and W. Jones. (1997). Teaching and performing. Madison, WI: Magna Publications.
  • Wisker, Gina & Sally Brown, eds. (1996). Enabling student learning. London: Kogan Page.

"Who dares to teach must never cease to learn."
-John Cotton Dana (1856-1929)