Further Readings

Books on Course Design and Planning

Below are some books and readings that you may consult as you think about designing your courses.

Author(s) Title Publisher ISBN
Stavredes, Tina; Herder, Tiffany A Guide to Online Course Design: Strategies for Student Success Jossey-Bass 9781118462669
Smith, Robin M. Conquering the Content: A Step-by-Step Guide to Online Course Design Jossey-Bass 9780787994426
Klaus, Carl H., Jones, Nancy Courses for Change in Writing: A Selection from the NEH/Iowa Institute Boynton/Cook Publishers 867091215
Fink, L. Dee Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An integrated Approach to Designing College Courses Jossey-Bass 9780787960551
Fink, L. Dee Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An integrated Approach to Designing College Courses (Revised & Updated) Jossey-Bass 9781118124253
Caulfield, Jay How to Design and Teach a Hybrid Course Stylus Publishing 9781579224233
O’Brien, Judith Grunert; Millis, Barbara J.; Cohen, Margaret W. The Course Syllabus: A Learning-Centered Approach – Second Edition Jossey-Bass 9780470197615
Wiggins, Grant; McTighe, Jay Understanding by Design, Expanded Edition Pearson 9780131950849

Books on Teaching Strategies in the Classroom

The following books are available at the Yale-NUS library for faculty who want to read more about how to enliven their classrooms and make their teaching effective.

Author(s) Title Publisher ISBN
Barkley, Elizabeth F.; Major, Claire Howell; Cross, K. Patricia Collaborative Learning Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty Jossey-Bass 9781118761557
Barbezat, Daniel P.; Bush, Mirabai Contemplative Practices in Higher Education: Powerful Methods to Transform Teaching and Learning Jossey-Bass 9871118435274
Nilson, Linda B. Creating Self-regulated Learners: Strategies to Strengthen Students’ Self-Awareness and Learning Skills Stylus Publishing 9781579228675
Stephen D. Brookfield, Stephen Preskill Disscussion as a Way of Teaching: Tools and Techniques for Democratic Classrooms Jossey-Bass 9780787978082
Mastascusa, Edward J.; Snyder, William J.; Hoyt, Brian S. Effective Instruction for STEM Disciplines: From Learning Theory to College Teaching Jossey-Bass 9780470474457
Bean, John C. Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom Jossey-Bass 9780470532904
Bean, John C. Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom Jossey-Bass 9780470532904
Kolb, David A. Experiential Learning: Experience as the Source of Learning and Development Pearson 9780133892406
Davis, James R.; Arend, Bridget D. Facilitating Seven Ways of Learning Stylus Publishing 9781579228415
Layne, Prudence C.; Lake, Peter Global Innovation of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Transgressing Boundaries (Professional Learning and Development in Schools and Higher Education) Springer; 2015 edition 9783319104812
Ambrose, Susan A. How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching Jossey-Bass 9780470484104
Friend, Marilyn; Cook, Lynne Interactions: Collaboration Skills for School Professionals Pearson 9780132774925
Weimer, Maryellen Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice Jossey-Bass 9781118119280
Doyle, Terry Learner-Centered Teaching: Putting the Research on Learning Into Practice Stylus Publishing 9781579227432
Brown, Peter C.; McDaniel, Mark A. ; Roediger III, Henry L. Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning Harvard University Press 9780674729018
Light, Gregory; Micari, Marina Making Scientists: Six Principles for Effective College Teaching Harvard University Press 9780674052925
Lowman, Joseph; Lowman, Joseph Mastering the Techniques of Teaching Jossey-Bass 9780787855687
Svinicki, Marilla D.; Mckeachie, Wilbert J. McKeachie’s Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers, 14th Edition Wadsworth Cengage Learning 9781133940555
Carnes, Mark C. Minds on Fire: How Role-Immersion Games Transform College Harvard University Press 9780674735354
Lang, James M. On Course: A Week-by-Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching Harvard University Press 9780674047419
Barell, John Problem-Based Learning: An Inquiry Approach Corwin Press 9781412950046
Meyers, Chet; Jones, Thomas B. Promoting Active Learning: Strategies for the College Classroom Jossey-Bass 9781555425241
Conderman, Greg; Pedersen, Theresa Purposeful Co-Teaching: Real Cases and Effective Strategies Corwin Press 9781412963393
Handelsman, Jo; Pfund, Christine ; Miller, Sarah Scientific Teaching Freeman 9781429201889
Hamilton, Adam Speaking Well: Essential Skills for Speakers, Leaders, and Preachers Abingdon Press 9781501809934
Nilson, Linda B. Teaching at Its Best: A Research-Based resource for College Instructors Jossey-Bass 9780470401040
Erickson, Bette LaSere; Strommer, Diane Weltner ; Peters, Calvin B. Teaching First-year College Students: Revised and Expanded Edition of Teaching College Freshmen Jossey-Bass 9780787964399
Brookfield, Stephen D. Teaching for Critical Thinking: Tools and Techniques to Help Students Question their Assumptions Wiley 9780470889343
Roberts, Helen; Gonzales, Juan C. Teaching from A Multicultural Perspective SAGE Publications 9780803956148
Burnham, Rika; Kai-kee, Elliott Teaching in the Art Museum: Interpretation as Experience Getty Publications 9781606060582
Gelman, Andrew; Nolan, Deborah Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks Oxford University Press 9780198572244
Meyers, Chet Teaching Students to Think Critically Jossey-Bass 1555420117
Huston, Therese Teaching What You Don’t Knoq Harvard University Press 9780674066175
Bruff, Derek Teaching with Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments Jossey-Bass 9780470288931
Finkel, Donald L. Teaching with Your Mouth Shut Heinemann 9780867094695
Plank, Katthryn M. Team Teaching: Across the Disciplines, Across the Academy Stylus Publishing 9781579224547
Sweet, Michael; Michaelsen, Larry K. Team-Based Learning in the Social Sciences and Humanities: Group Work that Works to Generate Critical Thinking and Engagement Stylus Publishing 9781579226107
Michaelsen, Larry K.; Fink, L. Dee ; Knight, Arletta Bauman Team-Based Learning: A Transformative Use of Small Groups in College Teaching Stylus Publishing 9781579220860
Gullette, Margaret Morganroth; Gullette, Margaret Morganroth The Art and Craft of Teaching: Ideas, techniques, and practical advice for communicating your knowledge to your students and involving them in the learning process Harvard University Press 9780674046801
Fraser, Kym The Future of Learning and Teaching in Next Generation Learning Spaces (International Perspectives on Higher Education Research) Emerald Group Publishing Limited 9781783509867
Kapp, Karl M. The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education Pfeiffer 9781118096345
Filene, Peter The Joy of Teaching: A Practical lGuide for new College Instructors The University of North Carolina Press 9780807856031
Booth, Alan; Hyland, Paul The Practice of University History Teaching Manchester University Press 9780719054921
Braxton, John M. The Role of the Classroom in College Student Persistence: New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 115 Jossey-Bass 9780470422168
Meyer, Jan H. F.; Baillie, Caroline ; Land, Ray Threshold Concepts and Transformational Learning (Educational Futures: Rethinking Theory and Practice) Sense Publishers 9789460912054
Davis, Barbara Gross Tools for Teaching, Second Edition Jossey-Bass 9780787965679
Kaplan, Matthew; Meizlish, Danielle Lavaque-manty Deborah ; Sliver, Naomi Using Reflection and Metacognition to Improve Student Learning Stylus Publishing 9781579228255

Books on Evaluating your Course

The following books are available in the Yale-NUS library for faculty seeking further information about designing and assessing their courses.

Author(s) Title Publisher ISBN
Blumberg, Phyllis Assessing and Improving Your Teaching: Strategies and Rubrics for Faculty Growth and Student Learning Jossey-Bass 9781118275481

Books on Grading & Assessment

The following books are readily available in the Yale-NUS library as a resource for faculty seeking expert knowledge on grading and assessment.

Author(s) Title Publisher ISBN
Walvoord, Barbara E. Assessment Clear and Simple: A Practical Guide to Institutions, Departments, and General Education Jossey-Bass 9780470541197
Walvoord, Barbara E.; Anderson, Virginia Johnson Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment in College – Second Edition Jossey-Bass 9780470502150
Middaugh , Michael F. Planning and Assessment in Higher Education: Demonstrating Institutional Effectiveness Jossey-Bass 9780470400906
Davis, Barbara Gross Tools for Teaching, Second Edition(Chapters 32-33) Jossey-Bass 9780787965679
Nilson, Linda B. Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students and Saving Faculty Time Stylus Publishing 9781620362426
Ory, John C.; Ryan, Katherine E. Tips for Improving Testing and Grading SAGE Publications 9780803949744