Teaching and Learning Resources

Fundamental texts on teaching and learningWeb Resources
  • Nilson, L.B. (2010) Teaching at Its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Svinicki, M. & McKeachie, W.J. (2010) McKeachie's Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing.
  • Lieberg, C. (2008) Teaching Your First College Class: A Practical Guide for New Faculty and Graduate Student Instructors. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
  • Fink, L.D. (2003) Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (http://www.deefinkandassociates.com/?page_id=28)

Books to borrow

  • HHS has a collection of teaching and learning books. Please see HHS ITC to borrow.
  • UNCG's UTLC also has books to lend.

Listservs and Blogs

  • Professional and Organizational Development Listserv.
  • Tomorrow's Professor Listserv.

More Web Resources

The Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network is the professional organization for faculty developers in the U.S. In addition to the listserv mentioned above, there are libraries of brief papers with references on teaching and learning available at their site. Annotated examples listed below.

POD-IDEA Center Notes on Instruction
Examples: "Found ways to help students answer their own questions;" "Stimulated students to intellectual effort beyond that required by most courses."

POD-IDEA Center Notes on Learning
Examples: "Learning to apply course material;" "Learning to analyze and critically evaluate ideas, arguments, and points of view."


Page updated: 09-Dec-2011

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Other IDEA papers
To date there are 49 of these, most of which are available on the site. Others can be ordered.

Essays on Teaching Excellence
These are 3-5-paged papers with references on a broad range of topics. They are arranged by year. Click the year to see an annotated list of articles.