Recommended Reading

Books on Reserve at Olin Library

The Teaching Center recommends the following books on teaching, all of which have been placed on 5-day reserve at Olin Library. You may renew each book no more than 2 consecutive times (15 days total). Call numbers are shown in brackets.

  • Angelo, Thomas and Patricia Cross, Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993. [LB2822.75 A54 1993]
  • Bean, John C. Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001. [PE1404 B35 1996]
  • Behrens, Laurence, Leonard Rosen, and Bonnie Beedles. A Sequence for Academic Writing. 2nd ed. New York: Pearson Longman, 2005. [Teaching Center copy]
  • Bransford, John D., et al (eds.), How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School. Expanded ed. Washington, DC: National Academy, 2000. [LB1060 .H672 2000]
  • Davis, Barbara. Tools for Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993. [LB2331 D37 1993]
  • McKeachie, Wilbert J. Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers. 11th ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002. [LB1738 .M35 2002]
  • Ory, John C. and Katherine E. Ryan, Tips for Improving Testing and Grading. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1993. [LB3060.65 O75 1993]
  • Seldin, Peter. The Teaching Portfolio: A Practical Guide to Improved Performance and Tenure/Promotion Decisions. Bolton, MA: Anker, 1991. [LB2333 S46 1991]
  • Woolvard, Barbara E. and Virginia Johnson Anderson, Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998 [Teaching Center copy]