Lakeland Teaching Library

The teaching books listed below are available for reading and/or short-term check out from the Lakeland Teaching Library. The library is located in Associate Dean Gerene Thompson’s office – LLC 2230. We’ll be progressively adding more books to the library. If there are specific titles you’d like to see added, please contact Gerene Thompson at gthompson@polk.edu or Donald Painter at dpainter@polk.edu.

Titles Available

Angelo, T. A., & Cross, K. P. (1993). Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Badger, R. L. (2007). Ideas That Work in College Teaching. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

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

Barkley, E. F. (2009). Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Bean, J. C. (2011). Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Berk, R. A. (2002). Humor as an Instructional Defibrillator: Evidence-Based Techniques in Teaching and Assessment. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Berk, R. A. (2003). Professors Are from Mars®, Students Are from Snickers®: How to Write and Deliver Humor in the Classroom and in Professional Presentations. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Bligh, D. A. (2000). What’s The Use of Lectures?. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Boettcher, J. V., & Conrad, R. (2010). The Online Teaching Survival Guide: Simple and Practical Pedagogical Tips. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Bonwell, C. C., & Eison, J. A. (1991). Active Learning: Creating Excitement in the Classroom. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Bowman, S. (2001). Preventing Death By Lecture! – Terrific Tips For Turning Listeners Into Learners. Glenbrook, NV: Bowperson Publishing.

Bowman, S. L. (1998). How To Give It So They Get It. Glenbrook, NV: Bowperson Publishing.

Brookfield, S. D. (2006). The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Conrad, R., & Donaldson, J. A. (2011). Engaging the Online Learner: Activities and Resources for Creative Instruction. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Davis, B. G. (2009). Tools for Teaching. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Diamond, R. M. (2008). Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula: A Practical Guide. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Filene, P. (2005). The Joy of Teaching: A Practical Guide for New College Instructors. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press.

Fink, L. D. (2003). Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Finkel, D. L. (2000). Teaching with Your Mouth Shut. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook.

Gareis, C., & Grant, L. (2008). Teacher-Made Assessments: How to Connect Curriculum, Instruction, and Student Learning. Larchmont, NY: Eye On Education.

Hertel, J. P., & Millis, B. (2002). Using Simulations to Promote Learning in Higher Education: An Introduction. Sterling, VA: Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Huston, T. (2009). Teaching What You Don’t Know. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Kagan, S. (1994). Kagan Cooperative Learning. San Clemente, CA: Kagan Cooperative Learning.

Marzano, R., Pickering, D., & Heflebower, w. T. (2010). The Highly Engaged Classroom. Bloomington, IN: Marzano Research Laboratory.

Marzano, R. J. (2009). Designing and Teaching Learning Goals and Objectives: Classroom Strategies That Work. Bloomington, IN: Marzano Research Laboratory.

Marzano, R. J. (2009). Formative Assessment and Standards-Based Grading: Classroom Strategies That Work. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree.

McGlynn, A. P. (2007). Teaching Today s College Students Widening the Circle of Success. Madison, WI: Atwood Publishing.

Millis, B. (2010). Cooperative Learning in Higher Education: Across the Disciplines, Across the Academy. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Nilson, L. B. (2010). Teaching at Its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

O’Brien, J. G., Millis, B. J., & Cohen, M. W. (2008). The Course Syllabus: A Learning-Centered Approach. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Ory, J. C., & Ryan, K. E. (1993). Tips for Improving Testing and Grading. London: Sage Publications, Inc.

Simkins, S., & Maier, M. (2009). Just in Time Teaching: Across the Disciplines, and Across the Academy. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Stevens, D. D., & Levi, A. J. (2004). Introduction to Rubrics: An Assessment Tool to Save Grading Time, Convey Effective Feedback and Promote Student Learning. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Suskie, L. (2009). Assessing Student Learning: A Common Sense Guide. San Francisco, CA: 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.

Svinicki, M. D. (2004). Learning and Motivation in the Postsecondary Classroom. Boston, MA: Anker Publishing Company.

Walvoord, B. E., & Anderson, V. J. (2009). Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment in College. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Wankat, P. C. (2001). The Effective, Efficient Professor: Teaching Scholarship and Service. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Weimer, M. (2002). Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Welkener, M. M. (2010). Teaching & Learning in the College Classroom. New York, NY: Pearson Learning Solutions.

Wiliam, D. (2011). Embedded Formative Assessment. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree.

Willingham, D. T. (2010). Why Don’t Students Like School: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Willis, J. (2006). Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development.