Spring 2013 Readings

  1. Ambrose, S., and M. Bridges. How learning works. Jossey-Bass: A Whiley Imprint, 2010.
  2. Bain, Ken. What The Best College Teachers Do. 1st ed. Cambridge: Harvard Univ Pr, 2004.
  3. Bean, J. C. Engaging ideas: The professors guide to integrating writing, critical thinking and active learning in the classroom. 2nd. San Fransicso, Cailf. : John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2011.
  4. Feynman, R. P. Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman. reprint. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1997.
  5. Finkel, D.L., and G.S. Monk. “Teachers and Learning Groups: Dissolution of the Atlas Complex.” New Directions for Teaching and Learning. 1983.14 (1983): 83-97.
    LINK: complete text
  6. Kuh, G. High impact educational practices: What they are, who has access to them and why they matter. American Association of Colleges and Universities, 2008.
    LINKS: complete text, short list of High Impact Practices.
  7. Tufte, E. Visual and Statistical Thinking: Displays of Evidence for Making Decisions.  Graphics Pr, 1997.
    LINK: complete text.
  8. Wiggins, G. P., and J. McTighe. Understanding by Design. 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2006.

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