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Effective Teaching

Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses, Revised and Updated
L. Dee Fink. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 2013.

Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice
Maryellen Weimer. 2nd edition. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 2013.

Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners
Ron Ritchhart, Mark Church, and Karin Morrison. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 2011. See, especially, Chapter 1: Unpacking Thinking.

Landmark Issues in Teaching and Learning: A Look Back at New Directions for Teaching and Learning
Marilla D. Svinicki and Catherine M. Wehburg, editors. No. 123. Jossey-Bass. September 2010.

Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty
Elizabeth F. Barkley. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 2010.

Contextualized Teaching and Learning: A Faculty Primer
Elaine DeLott Baker, Laura Hope, and Kelley Karandjeff. In Association with the Center for Student Success/RP Group and the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges Basic Skills Initiative. Spring 2009.

Inquiry Into the College Classroom: A Journey Toward Scholarly Teaching
Paul Savory, Amy Nelson Burnett, and Amy Goodburn. Boston, MA: Anker Publishing Company. Inc. 2007.

Collaborative Learning Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty
Elizabeth F. Barkley, K. Patricia Cross, and Claire Howell Major. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 2005.

Disciplines as Frameworks for Student Learning: Teaching the Practice of the Disciplines
Tim Riordan and James Roth, editors. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing. 2005.

Understanding by Design
Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe. Expanded 2nd edition. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). 2005.

Decoding the Disciplines: Helping Students Learn Disciplinary Ways of Thinking
David Pace and Joan Middendorf, editors. New Directions for Teaching and Learning. No. 98. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. Summer 2004.

What the Best College Teachers Do
Ken Bain. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 2004.

Teaching with Your Mouth Shut
Donald L. Finkel. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook Publishers, Inc. 2000.

Collaborative Learning: Higher Education, Interdependence, and the Authority of Knowledge
Kenneth A. Bruffee. 2nd Edition. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press. 1999.

The Teaching for Understanding Guide
Tina Blythe and Associates. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 1997.

Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers
Thomas A. Angelo and K. Patricia Cross. Second edition. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 1993.

Teachers and Learning Groups: Dissolution of the Atlas Complex
Donald L. Finkel and G. Stephen Monk. authors. C. Bouton and R. Y. Garth, editors. Learning in Groups. New Direction for Teaching and Learning. No. 14. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. June 1983.

Big Ideas Project
Website. Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.