CTL staff recommend the following titles to anyone interested in further reading on teaching. 

Ambrose, Susan, et al. (2010) How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching. San Francisco: Wiley.

Bain, Ken. (2020) Super courses: The Future of Teaching and Learning. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

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

Barkley, Elizabeth F., Claire H. Major, K. Patricia Cross. (2014) Collaborative Learning Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty, 2nd Edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Barkley, E. F., & Howell Major, C. (2018) Interactive lecturing: A handbook for college faculty. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 

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

Bean, J. C., & Melzer, D. (2021) Engaging ideas: The professor’s guide to integrating writing, critical thinking, and active learning in the classroom (third edition). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Blum, S. D. (2020) UNgrading: Why rating students undermines learning (and what to do instead). Morgantown: West Virginia University.

Davidson, Cathy (2017). The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux. New York: Basic Books.

Darby, Flower and James Lang. (2019) Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes. San Francisco: Wiley.

Davis, James and Bridget Arend. (2012) Facilitating Seven Ways of Learning, A Resource for more purposeful, effective and enjoyable college teaching. Stylus.

Feleten, Peter, and Leo M. Lambert (2020) Relationship-Rich Education: How Human Connections Drive Success in College. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press. 

Fink, L. Dee. (2013) Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses, Revised and Updated. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 

Ganon, Kevin. (2020) Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto. West Virginia University Press.

hooks, bell. (2003) Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope. Routledge.

Kuh, George. (2008) High-Impact Educational Practices: What They Are, Who Has Access to Them, and Why They Matter. Washington, D.C.: AAC&U.

Lang, James. (2020) Distracted: Why Students Can’t Focus and What You can Do About It. New York: Basic Books.

Lang, James. (2016). Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning (San Francisco: Wiley.

McGuire, Saundra, and Stephanie McGuire. (2015) Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Neuhaus, Jessamyn. (2019) Geeky Pedagogy: A Guide for Intellectuals, Introverts, and Nerds Who Want to Be Effective Teachers. West Virginia University Press.

Nilson, Linda, and Ludwika Goodson. (2017) Online Teaching at Its Best: Merging Instructional Design with Teaching and Learning Research. San Francisco: Wiley.

Palmer, Parker. (1998) The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life (San Francisco: Wiley, 1998)

Sousa, D. A. (2017) How the brain learns. (5th ed.).  Corwin.

Walvoord, B. E., Johnson Anderson, V. (2010) Effective grading: A tool for learning and assessment in college (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 Wlodkowski, R., & Ginsberg, M. (2017) Enhancing adult motivation to learn: A comprehensive guide for teaching all adults (4th ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.