Check out a Book Today!
The ATLE Resource Library (located in ALN 185) consists of more than 300 books related to teaching and learning, which are available for faculty to check-out on a first come-first served basis.
Browse the ATLE Resource Library here.
There are many general books about teaching college courses. Here are few well-known ones:
Nilson, L. (2010). Teaching at its best. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
McKeachie, W. J., Svinicki, M. D., & Hofer, B. K. (2006). McKeachie's teaching tips: Strategies, research, and theory for college and university teachers. College teaching series. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Davis, B. G. (1993). Tools for teaching. The Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
You may also benefit from reading books about how to teach in your specific discipline.
ATLE periodically reviews books related to teaching and learning. Click below for summaries that focus on the implications for your teaching:
Beyer, C. H., Taylor, E., & Gillmore, G. M. (2013). Inside the undergraduate teaching experience: The University of Washington's growth in faculty teaching study. SUNY: Albany, NY.
Heath, C., & Heath, D. (2007). Made to stick: Why some ideas survive and others die. New York: Random House.
Palmer, P. (2007). The Courage to teach: Exploring the inner landscape of a teacher's life. San Francisco: Wiley.
- Sousa, D. (2011). How the brain learns. 4th Edition. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.
Faculty Book Club
The Faculty Book Club is an ongoing, informal, cross-disciplinary gathering of USF faculty who meet to discuss their subjective interpretations of a variety of books related to teaching and learning.
For the 2013-14 academic year, the USF Common Reader is The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. Click here for a brief summary, discussion questions, and lesson ideas that may be used to integrate this common reader into your curriculum.
Additionally, please visit http://lib.usf.edu/common-read/ for more information about USF's Common Reading Experience.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to suggest books for the Faculty Book Club or the Resource Library.