Books on Teaching and Learning
Bain, K. 2004). What the best college teachers do. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Barkley, E. F. (2010). Student engagement techniques: A handbook for college faculty. San Francisco: John Wiley & Sons.
Bowen, J. A. (2012). Teaching naked: How moving technology out of your classroom will improve student learning. San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons.
Brookfield, S. D. (2015). The skillful teacher: On technique, trust, and responsiveness in the classroom. (3rd edition). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishing.
Brown, P. C., Roediger, H. L., & McDaniel, M. A. (2014). Make it stick: The science of successful learning. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.
Eng, N. (2017). Teaching college: The ultimate guide to lecturing, presenting, and engaging students. Norman Eng.
Eyler, J. R. (2018). How humans learn: The science and stories behind effective college teaching. Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University Press.
Gabriel, K. F., Flake, S. M. (2008). Teaching unprepared students: Strategies for promoting success and retention in higher education. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
Kowis, M. (2016). Engaging college students: A fun an edgy guide for professors. Conroe, TX: Lecture PRO Publishing.
Lang, J. M. (2016). Small teaching: Everyday lessons from the science of learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishing.
McGuire, S. Y. (2015). Teach student how to learn: Strategies you can incorporate into any course to improve student metacognition, study skills and motivation. Stylus: Sterling, VA.
Nilson, L. B. (2016). Teaching at its best: A research-based resource for college instruction. San Francisco, CA: Joseey-Bass Publishing.
Nunn, L. (2019). 33 simple strategies for faculty: A week-by-week resource for teaching first-year and first-generation students. Rutgers, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Palmer, C. (2019). College teaching at its best: Inspiring students to be enthusiastic, lifelong learners. New York, New York: Rowan-Littlefield.
Richmond, A. S., Boysen, G. A., & Gurung, R. A. (2016). An evidence-based guild to college and university teaching: Developing the model teacher. New York, New York: Routledge.
Willis, J. (2006). Research-based strategies to ignite student learning. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Creativity and Innovation in Education
- Do Schools Kill Creativity: Sir Ken Robinson
- How to Escape Education’s Death Valley: Sir Ken Robinson
- The Future of Higher Education: Kevin Manning
- Designing a University for the New Millennium: David Helfand
Conferences on Teaching and Learning
AAC&U Meeting and Events (updated regularly)
Directory of Teaching Conferences (updated regularly)
- Teaching and Learning Conferences (updated semi-annually)
- Grading student work
- Motivating college students
- Teaching strategies
- Flipping the classroom
- Teaching large classes
- Difficult dialogues
- Teaching Students with Disabilities
- The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
- How to be a Better Online Teacher
- So, You Want to Work at a Teaching College?
- 5 Ways College Teachers Can Improve Their Instruction
- 6 Things That Make College Teachers Successful
- What Students Say Is Good Teaching
- How To Make Your Teaching More Engaging
- Teaching the Students We Have, Not the Student We Wish We Had
- Effective Strategies for Improving College Teaching and Learning
- Science Education Resource Center: Portal to Resources for Faculty, Departments and Institutions.
- Learning Objective Builder
- Bloom’s Taxonomy
- What Students Want Their Professors to Know (Chronicle of Higher Ed)
- Webinar: What Students Want Their Professors to Know
Gregg-Graniteville Library Resources on Teaching and Learning
Thanks to the hard work of Professor Keri Weaver, USC Aiken now has access to a wealth of both print and electronic categorized resources on Teaching and Learning. Once you enter the site, there are four tabs to choose from: Teaching and Learning Journals; EBooks at the Gregg-Graniteville Library; Teaching and Learning Journals in the Discipline, and; Books from the Gregg-Graniteville Library. The CTE, working in conjunction with the Library staff, will be continually updating this site with additional resources on teaching and learning.
Presentations: Visual Aids & Design
- Making Better PowerPoint Presentations
- Visual thinking
- The Surprising Uses of PowerPoint to Increase Student Engagement
- How to Design an Online Course
- 6 Online Course Design Principles
- 7 Tips on How to Prepare for Online Teaching
- Designing an Online Course
- Designing and Teaching Your Course
- Defining Blended, Hybrid, and Flipped Classrooms
- Blended Learning
- Hybrid Course Design
- Flipped Course Design
Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
- Overview on Universal Design for Learning
- Universal Design for Learning Guidelines
- Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education
- Teaching in Higher Education
- TED Talks Education
- The Cult of Pedagogy
- Hidden Brain
- The Google Teacher Tribe
- The Creative Classroom