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This guide contains links to information resources which support development of effective college teaching. It supports the Panel of Excellence Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting.

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Books from the Collection of IUP Libraries

Barkley, Elizabeth F. Student engagement techniques : a handbook for college faculty. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2010.  LB2342.92 .B34 2010. 


Effective college and university teaching : strategies and tactics for the new professoriate / William Buskist, Victor A. Benassi [editors]. Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2012. LB2331 .E385 2012  


Fredericks, Anthony D.  The complete idiot's guide to teaching college / by Anthony.  Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books, 2007.  LB2331 .F648 2007 


Rabow, Jerome. Excellent teaching in the excellent university : the search

for voice among faculty and students. Bethesda, MD : Academica Press, 2006

LB2331 .R265 2006.  


Whitford, Fred W.  College teaching tips. Boston : Prentice Hall, 2011

LB2331 .W45 2011


Articles on the Documentation of Teaching Quality

Andersson, P. p., & Roxå, T. (2004). The pedagogical academy: a way to encourage and reward scholarly teaching. European Journal of Engineering Education, 29(4), 559-569.

Beatriz, J. b., & Zoia, B. (2012). The teaching portfolio and the university teacher's professional knowledge. ASEAN Journal of Teaching & Learning In Higher Education, 4(2), 95-96. 

Cohen, J. (2003). Documenting teaching excellence with peer review of teaching. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 58(2), 115-118. 

Fong, R. W., Lee, J. C., Chang, C., Zhang, Z., Ngai, A. C., & Lim, C. P. (2014). Digital teaching portfolio in higher education: Examining colleagues' perceptions to inform implementation strategies. The Internet and Higher Education, 60. doi:10.1016/j.iheduc.2013.06.003

Glanville, I., & Houde, S. (2004). The scholarship of teaching: implications for nursing faculty. Journal Of Professional Nursing, 20(1), 7-14.

McColgan, K., & Blackwood, B. (2009). A systematic review protocol on the use of teaching portfolios for educators in further and higher education. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 65(12), 2500-2507. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2009.05189.x

Murphy, T., MacLaren, I., & Flynn, S. (2008). Toward a summative system for the assessment of teaching quality in higher education. International Journal of Teaching & Learning In Higher Education, 20(2), 226-236.

Simpson, D., Fincher, R., Hafler, J., Irby, D., Richards, B., Rosenfeld, G., & Viggiano, T. (2007). Advancing educators and education by defining the components and evidence associated with educational scholarship. Medical Education, 41(10), 1002-1009.

Wattiaux, M., Moore, J., Rastani, R., & Crump, P. (2010). Excellence in teaching for promotion and tenure in animal and dairy sciences at doctoral/research universities: A faculty perspective1. Journal of Dairy Science, 933365-3376. doi:10.3168/jds.2010-3070.

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