Teaching and Learning in Higher Education




News and Information for Faculty and Future Faculty


Academic Job Search Resources

The Chronicle of Higher Education "Careers" section.  While you are there, be sure to look at the variety of information available in the forums and advice columns. For example,


Tenure and Promotion

Examples of Statements on Tenure and Promotion:

Additional Resources:


Teaching Resources at UW

For tools and resources on a wide variety of topics related to teaching and learning in higher education, see CIDR pages on:


Recommended References

The following reference materials are available for checkout from the CIDR Reading Room in 100 Gerberding Hall:

Angelo, T., and Cross, P. (1993). Classroom Assessment Techniques (2nd ed.) San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Online Excerpts

Bain, K. (2004). What the best college teachers do. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Bender, E., & Gray, D. (1999). The Scholarship of Teaching. Research and Creative Activity, 22(1).

Bligh, D. A. (2000). What's the use of lectures? San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Boyer, E. (1991). Scholarship reconsidered: Priorities of the professoriate. Princeton, NJ: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Bransford, J., Brown, A., and Cocking, R. (Eds.). (2000). How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Brookfield, S. (1995). Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Brookfield, S. (1999). Discussion as a Way of Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Brown, D. (Ed.). (2001). Teaching with technology: Seventy-five professors from eight universities tell their stories. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing Co..

Curzan, A., & Damour, L. (2000). First day to final grade: A graduate student's guide to teaching. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Davidson, C., and Ambrose, S. (1994). The New Professor's Handbook. Bolton, MA: Anker.

Davis, B.G. (1993). Tools for teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Duch, B. J., Groh, S. E., & Allen, D. E. (Eds.) (2001). The power of problem-based learning: A practical "how to" for teaching undergraduate courses in any discipline. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Fox, M, & Hockerman, N. (Eds.) 2002. Evaluating and Improving Undergraduate Teaching in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Glassick, C., Huber, M., and Maeroff, G. (1997) Scholarship Assessed: Evaluation of the professoriate. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass.

Mazur, E. (1997). Peer Instruction: A User's Manual. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

McKinney, K. (1998). What do Student Ratings Mean?. National Teaching and Learning Forum, 7(1).

New Directions in Teaching and Learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Novak, G. M., Patterson, E. T., Gavrin, A. D., & Christian, W. (1999). Just-in-time teaching: Blending active learning with web technology. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Prégent, R. (1994). Charting your course: How to prepare to teach more effectively. Madison, WI: Magna.

Seldin, P., & Associates. (1993). Successful use of teaching portfolios. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing.

Science teaching reconsidered. (1997). Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Stanley C. A. & Porter M. E. (Eds.). (2002). Engaging large classes: Strategies and techniques for college faculty. Bolton, MA: Anker.

Svinicki, M. (1993-94). What they don't know can hurt them: The role of prior knowledge in learning. Teaching Excellence: Toward the Best in the Academy, 1-2.

Walvoord, B., and Anderson, V. (1998). Effective grading: A tool for learning and assessment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Wehlburg, C. M. (2006). Meaningful course revision: Enhancing academic engagement using student learning data. Bolton, MA: Anker.

Wlodkowski, R. J. & Ginsberg, M. B. (1995). Diversity and motivation: Culturally responsive teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Wulff, D. H., Jacobson, W., Freisem, K., Hatch, D., Lawrence, M., & Lenz, L. (Eds.). (2005). Aligning for learning: Strategies for teaching effectiveness. Bolton, MA: Anker.


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