Scholarship of
Teaching and Learning


Teaching Fellows Programs

Books in the SoTL library collection at Beeghly Library

The SoTL collection is housed in the cabinet located in the study room next to the SoTL office


  • Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Richard Arum

    The Advancement of Learning: Building the Teaching Commons (Jossey-Bass/Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching) by Mary Taylor Huber

    How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching (The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series) by Susan A. Ambrose

    How To Think Straight About Psychology (9th Edition) by Keith E. Stanovich

    On Course: A Week-by-Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching by James M. Lang

    Teaching at Its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education) by Linda B. Nilson

    Teaching with Your Mouth Shut by Donald L. Finkel

    What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain

    Why Don't Students Like School: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom by Daniel T. Willingham


  • Assessment Clear and Simple: A Practical Guide for Institutions, Departments, and General Education (Jossey-Bass Higher Education) by Barbara E. Walvoord

    Assessing Student Learning: A Common Sense Guide (The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series) by Linda Suskie

    Assessing Student Performance: Exploring the Purpose and Limits of Testing (Jossey Bass Education Series) by Grant P. Wiggins

    Assessment Methods for Student Affairs by John H. Schuh and Associates

    Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers (Josse Bass Higher and Adult Education) by Thomas A. Angelo

    Coming to Terms with Student Outcomes Assessment: Faculty and Administrators' Journeys to Integrating Assessment in Their Work and Institutional Culture by Peggy L. Maki

    Designing Effective Assessment: Principles and Profiles of Good Practice by Trudy W. Banta

    Hallmarks of Effective Outcomes Assessment: Assessment Update Collections by Trudy W. Banta and Associates

    Measuring College Learning Responsibly: Accountability in a New Era by Richard Shavelson

Teaching Techniques

  • Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses (Josse Bass Higher and Adult Education)by L. Dee Fink

    Collaborative Learning Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty by Elizabeth F. Barkley

    Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom (Josse Bass Higher and Adult Education) by John C. Bean

    Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice by Maryellen Weimer

    Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty (Higher and Adult Education Series) by Elizabeth F. Barkley


  • A Complete Guide to Rubrics: Assessment Made Easy for Teachers, K-College by Audrey M. Quinlan

    Introduction to Rubrics: An Assessment Tool to Save Grading Time, Convey Effective Feedback and Promote Student Learning by Dannelle D. Stevens

Program Assessment

  • Assessing Academic Programs in Higher Education (JB - Anker) by Mary J. Allen

    Assessing General Education Programs (JB - Anker) by Mary J. Allen

    Higher Education Assessments: Leadership Matters (The American Council on Education Series on Higher Education) by Gary L. Kramer