Scholarship on Teaching

Recommended Journals on Teaching Practice and Pedagogy

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Recommended Journals on Learning Technologies

Recommended Journals on Higher Education

Recommended Books on Pedagogy and Teaching Development

Bain, K. (2004).  What the best college teachers do. Cambridge, MA:  Harvard University Press.

Bishop-Clark, C., & Dietz-Uhler, B. (2012).  Engaging in the scholarship of teaching and learning: A guide to the process, and how to develop a project from start to finish. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Blumberg, P. (2013).  Assessing and improving your teaching: Strategies and rubrics for faculty growth and student learning. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Bowen, J. (2012). Teaching naked: How moving technoogy out of your college classroom will improve student learning.  San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Doyle, T. (2011). Learner-centered teaching:  Putting the research on learning into practice. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Hunt, L., & Chalmers, D. (Eds.) (2012). University teaching in focus:  A learning-centered approach.  New York:  Routledge.

Lieberg, C. (2008).  Teaching your first college class: A practical guide for new faculty and graduate student instructors.  Sterling, VA:  Stylus.

Nilson, L.B. (2010).  Teaching at its best:  A research-based resource for college instructors (3rd ed.).  San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Weimer, M. (2002). Learner-centered teaching:  Five key changes to practice. San Francisco, CA:  Jossey-Bass.

Selected Articles on Learning, Technology, and Teaching Practice

Bennett, S., Maton, K., & Kervin, L. (2008).  The “digital natives” debate:  A critical review of the evidence. British Journal of Educational Technology, 39(5), 775–786.

Chickering, A., & Gamson, Z., (1987).  Seven principles for good practice in undergraduate education.  AAHE bulletin, 39, 3-7.

Freeman, S., Eddy, S. L., McDonough, M., Smith, M. K., Okoroafor, N., Jordt, H., & Wenderoth, M. P. (2014). Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(23), 8410–8415.

Hake, R. R. (1996). Interactive-engagement vs. traditional methods: A six-thousand student survey of mechanics test data for introductory physics courses. American Journal of Physics, 66, 64-74.

McKeachie, W.J., Pintrich, P.R., Lin, Y.G., & Smith, D.A.F.(1987). Teaching and learning in the college classroom: A review of the research literature. Ann Arbor, MI: National Center for Research to Improve Post-secondary Teaching and Learning.

Njenga, J. M., & Fourie, L. C. H. (2010).  The myths about e-learning in higher education.  British Journal of Educational Technology, 41(2), 199-212.

Pashler, H., McDaniel, M., Rohrer, D., & Bjork, R. (2008). Learning styles: Concepts and evidence. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 9(3), 105 – 119.

Ruhl, K. L., Hughes, C. A., & Schloss, P. J. (1987).  Using the pause procedure to enhance learning recall. Teacher Education & Special Education, 10, 14-18.

Sana, F., Weston, T., & Cepeda, N. J. (2013).  Laptop multitasking hinders classroom learning for both users and nearby peers. Computers and Education, 62, 24-31.