Core Readings on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
The following books provide an accessible and practical introduction to the scholarship on teaching and learning in higher education. Together, they provide a broad understanding of current research and theory, offer practical approaches and paradigms, and paint a clear picture of the social and institutional contexts of contemporary higher education.
|John Tagg, The Learning Paradigm College. Bolton, MA: Anker, 2003. See this book at Jossey-Bass|
|L. Dee Fink, Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003. See this book at Jossey-Bass.|
|Maryellen Weimer, Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice. 2nd ed. Hoboken, N.J: Wiley, 2013. See this book at Jossey-Bass.|
|John C. Bean, Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom. 2nd Ed. Hoboken, N.J: Wiley, 2011. See this book at Wiley.|
|Rebekah Nathan, My Freshman Year: What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 2005. See post on this book. See this book at Cornell.|
Additional reading lists are published to the blog on an ongoing basis.
Current lists include:
Future lists may deal with:
- Critical Pedagogy
- Contemplative Pedagogy
- Critical Thinking
- And more . . .
Readers are welcome to submit lists.