8 New Books Available

Monday, February 13, 2006 (Around 8 years ago)

The Faculty Development Resource Center has added eight new books to the library.

1) Tools for Teaching by Barbara Gross Davis. This contains classroom-tested strategies and suggestions designed to improve the teaching practice of beginning, midcareer, and senior faculty members.

2) Challenging & Supporting the First-Year Student by Upcraft, Gardner and Barefoot. A guide to the first year of college including the most current information about the policies, strategies, programs, and services designed to help first-year students make a successful transition to college and fulfill their educational and personal goals.

3) Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers by Angelo and Cross. Book contains the Teaching Goals Inventory for identifying and clarifying instructional goals. The book offers teachers at all levels of experience detailed, how-to advice on Classroom Assessment.

4) How College Affects Students by Pascarella and Terenzini. The book reviews research on the impacts of college on students. A great book for those trying to answer the question “What Works?”

5) Creating Campus Community: In Search of Ernest Boyer’s Legacy by William McDonald. The book presents a set of campus models for creating campus community.

6) Student Success in College: Creating Conditions that Matter by Kuh, Kinzie, Schuh, and Whitt. Book describes the conditions for student success in college and how institutions can create those conditions. A critical examination of your institution’s approach to the undergraduate experience.

7) Higher Education for the Public Good: Emerging Voices from a National Movement by Kezar, Chambers, and Burkhardt. This book adds insight crictical to understanding the twenty-first century issues and challenges dramatically reshaping the social charter between higher education and society.

8) Understanding the Role of Academic and Student Affairs Collaboration in Creating a Successful Learning Environment by Adrianna Kezar, Deborah Hirsch and Cathy Burack.

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