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 or Donald Painter at

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.