Provides practical solutions to common difficulties encountered in teaching.
Teaching for Critical Thinking by Stephen D. Brookfield
Call Number: BF441 .B7915 2012
Publication Date: 2011-11-15
Addresses how to foster critical thinking across an institution, beginning with how it can be explained in syllabi and even integrated into strategic plans and institutional missions. Stresses the importance of teachers' modeling critical thinking.
Practical Wisdom by Malcolm L. Warford
Call Number: BV4022 .P73 2004
Publication Date: 2004-01-01
Thoughtful, passionate, and informed, the volume is a must read for anyone interested in deepening their understanding of theological teaching and learning.
A collection of essays from experienced seminary and college professors provides invaluable guidance.
The Skillful Teacher by Stephen D. Brookfield
Call Number: LB2331 .B68 1990
Publication Date: 2015-03-09
Offers both inspiration and practical advice.
Discussion As a Way of Teaching by Stephen D. Brookfield; Stephen Preskill
Call Number: LB2331 .B679 2005
Publication Date: 2005-08-09
Shows how to plan, conduct, and assess classroom discussions. Suggests exercises for starting discussions, strategies for maintaining their momentum, and ways to elicit diverse views and voices.
Engaging Students As Partners in Learning and Teaching by Alison Cook-Sather; Catherine Bovill; Peter Felten
Call Number: LB2331 .C647 2014
Publication Date: 2014-04-21
By exploring the core principles of respect, reciprocity, and shared responsibility, readers will learn how to conceive of higher education as a collaborative process of sharing insights, as well as how to put this deepened conception to practice.
Tools for Teaching by Barbara Gross Davis
Call Number: LB2331 .D37 2009
Publication Date: 2009-02-03
Presents the very latest in ideas and strategies for college teaching: thousands of tools, tips, and methods, all grounded in research and best practices of faculty.
Engaging Large Classes by M. Erin Porter (Editor); Christine A. Stanley
Call Number: LB2331 .E65 2002
Publication Date: 2001-09-15
Provides instructional strategies and advice on how to enhance large class settings.
Foundations of Christian Thought by Mark P. Cosgrove
Call Number: BR100.C67 2006
Publication Date: 2006-07-24
Accessible resource that breaks down the concept of worldview.
The Life of the Mind by Clifford Williams
Call Number: BT50 .W475 2002
Publication Date: 2002-03-01
Encourages the thinking Christian to see learning as vocation.
Christianity in the Academy by Harry Lee Poe
Call Number: BV1610.P64 2004
Publication Date: 2004-04-01
A primer on how academic disciplines relate to the Christian faith.
Transforming Theological Education by Perry Shaw
Call Number: BV4020 .S53x 2014
Publication Date: 2014-05-01
Provides theoretical foundations and practical principles for purposeful curriculum design, as well as tools for integrated and contextually significant learning in the classroom.
Educating Clergy by Charles R. Foster; Lee S. Shulman (Foreword by); William M. Sullivan (Introduction by); Barbara Wang Tolentino; Lisa E. Dahill; Larry Golemon
Call Number: BV4020 .E38 2006
Publication Date: 2005-11-25
Describes elements in classroom pedagogies shared across religious traditions that distinctively integrate the cognitive, practical, and normative apprenticeships to be found in all forms of professional education.
The concept of “heart-deep teaching and learning” is based on a Hebrew understanding of the “heart” as the innermost essence of a person that involves the mind, emotions, and will.
How Learning Works by Susan A. Ambrose; Michael W. Bridges; Michele DiPietro; Marsha C. Lovett; Marie K. Norman; Richard E. Mayer (Foreword by)
Call Number: LB1025.3 .H68 2010
Publication Date: 2010-05-17
Drawing upon new research in psychology, education, and cognitive science, the authors have demystified a complex topic into clear explanations of seven powerful learning principles. Full of great ideas and practical suggestions, all based on solid research evidence.
Learner-Centered Teaching by Maryellen Weimer
Call Number: Available via I-Share
Publication Date: 2013-02-26
Learner-centered teaching focuses attention on what the student is learning, how the student is learning, the conditions under which the student is learning, whether the student is retaining and applying the learning, and how current learning positions the student for future learning.
The Handbook of Transformative Learning by Edward W. Taylor; Patricia Cranton
Call Number: LC1100 .H363 2012
Publication Date: 2012-05-29
Provides a comprehensive and critical review of more than three decades of theory development, research, and practice in transformative learning.
The Adult Learner by Malcolm S. Knowles; Elwood F. Holton III; Richard A. Swanson
Call Number: Older edition LC5225.L42 K56x 2012; newer edition available via I-Share
Publication Date: 2015-01-02
A true classic, this is the definitive resource on the unique characteristics of adult learners.
Adult Learning by Sharan B. Merriam; Laura L. Bierema
Call Number: LC5215 .M524 2014
Publication Date: 2013-10-21
Solidly grounded in theory and research, but concise and practice-oriented.
Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn by Raymond J. Wlodkowski
Call Number: LC5219 .W53 2008
Publication Date: 2008-04-18
Based on the most current educational and biological research, this work addresses issues that focus on deepening learner motivation and helping adults to want to learn.
The Formation of Scholars by George E. Walker; Chris M. Golde; Laura Jones; Andrea Conklin Bueschel; Pat Hutchings
Call Number: LB2386 .F67 2008
Publication Date: 2008-01-08
Examines practices and elements of doctoral programs and show how they can be made more powerful by relying on principles of progressive development, integration, and collaboration.
Big Questions, Worthy Dreams by Sharon Daloz Parks
Call Number: BL42 .P37 2011
Publication Date: 2011-10-11
"Scholarly, wise, elegant, and deeply insightful, this book is . . . for all who work with people in the awe and angst-filled years between 18 and 32"
Shaping the Journey of Emerging Adults by Richard R. Dunn; Jana L. Sundene
Call Number: BV4446 .S86 2012
Publication Date: 2012-02-20
Non-Western Educational Traditions by Timothy G. Reagan
Call Number: LB43 .R43 2005
Publication Date: 2004-08-12
Provides a brief yet comprehensive overview of a number of non-Western approaches to educational thought and practice.
Non-Western Perspectives on Learning and Knowing by Sharan B. Merriam
Call Number: LB1060 .N66 2007
Publication Date: 2007-04-01
Offers alternative understandings of learning, hopefully leading to a more holistic understanding of adult learning.
Centers on key themes for faculty satisfaction: tenure clarity, work-life balance, support for research, collegiality, and leadership.
The Professor's Inner Life
The Courage to Teach by Parker J. Palmer
Call Number: LB1775 .P25 2007
Publication Date: 2007-08-17
Profound exploration of the teacher's inner life.
To Know as We Are Known by Parker J. Palmer
Call Number: LB885.P34 T6 1983
Publication Date: 1993-05-28
How the mind and heart work together in the educational journey.
Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher by Stephen D. Brookfield
Call Number: LB2331.B677 2017
Publication Date: 2017-02-13
The landmark guide to critical reflection, providing expert insight and practical tools to facilitate a journey of constructive self-critique.
The Cry of the Teacher's Soul by Laurie R. Matthias
Call Number: LB1027.2 .M388x 2015
Publication Date: 2015-07-14
Fuses theological principles with dealing with the challenges of teaching.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Balancing Acts: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Academic Careers by Mary Taylor Huber
Call Number: Available in I-Share
Publication Date: 2004-06-06
Tells the inspiring stories of professors who have woven together the scholarship of teaching and learning.
Disciplinary Styles in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning by Mary Taylor Huber (Editor); Sherwyn P. Morreale (Editor)
Call Number: Available via I-Share
Publication Date: 2002-01-01
Ten scholars weigh in on the challenges and joys of engaging in the scholarship of teaching and learning as it relates to individual academic disciplines.
Enhancing Learning Through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning by Kathleen McKinney; Patricia K. Cross (Foreword by)
Call Number: LB2326.3 .M36 2007
Publication Date: 2007-05-25
Offers advice on how to do, share, and apply the scholarship of teaching and learning work to improve student learning and development.
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Reconsidered by Pat Hutchings; Mary Taylor Huber; Anthony Ciccone
Call Number: Available via I-Share
Publication Date: 2011-08-30
Captures the most important lessons from a decade of thoughtful experimentation with methods to improve the learning outcomes of American college students. The authors have deep experience in institutionalizing various approaches that have been devised and endorsed by faculty in many kinds of higher education settings. A manual for those seeking to improve their own teaching and learning outcomes
The Mission of Christian Higher Education
Christian Liberal Arts by V. James Mannoia
Call Number: Available in I-Share
Publication Date: 2000-05-10
Articulates the practical, pedagogical, and theological reasons why Christian liberal arts colleges are distinctive in the world of American higher education.
Conceiving the Christian College by Duane Litfin
Call Number: LC383 .L58 2004
Publication Date: 2004-09-24
Incisive discussion of a set of crucial ideas widely misunderstood in the world of Christian higher education.
Educating for Shalom by Nicholas Wolterstorff; Clarence W. Joldersma (Editor); Gloria Goris Stronks (Editor)
Call Number: BV1464 .W66 2004
Publication Date: 2004-03-02
Integrated throughout by the biblical idea of shalom, these nineteen essays present a robust framework for thinking about education that combines a Reformed confessional perspective with a radical social conscience and an increasingly progressivist pedagogy.
Provides a robust Christian philosophy of education.
Faith and Learning by David S. Dockery (Editor)
Call Number: LC383 .F34 2012
Publication Date: 2012-05-01
Edited collection of essays on how faith and learning is the heart of Christian higher education.
The Idea of a Christian College by Arthur F. Holmes
Call Number: LC383 .H57 1987
Publication Date: 1987-03-01
The definitive and influential apology for the mission and purpose of Christian colleges.
Renewing Minds by David S. Dockery; Robert P. George (Foreword by)
Call Number: LC622.U6 D63 2008
Publication Date: 2008-04-15
Serves as a clear introduction to the field of higher Christian education, focusing on the distinctive, important role of Christian-influenced learning—both in the Kingdom of God and in the academic world.
Restoring the Soul of the University by Perry L. Glanzer; Nathan F. Alleman; Todd C. Ream
Call Number: LC538.G55 2017
Publication Date: 2017-03-24
A stunning new work with a fresh new vision. Highly recommended.
The Scope of Our Art by L. Gregory Jones (Editor); Stephanie Paulsell (Editor)
Call Number: BV4020 .S367x 2002
Publication Date: 2001-10-01
Drawing on a rich array of resources, including Scripture, The Rule of St.Benedict, medieval women mystics, the Methodist theologian Georgia Harkness, and Simone Weil, as well as their own teaching experiences, the contributors discuss the vital relationships between academic and spiritual formation, religious commitments and teaching practices, and individual and institutional vocation.
Shaping a Christian Worldview by David S. Dockery (Editor); Gregory Alan Thornberry; Gregory Alan Thornbury (Editor)
Call Number: BR115.L32 S499x 2002
Publication Date: 2002-09-01
A collection of essays that address the key issues facing the future of Christian higher education.
Generation Z/Current issues in Higher Ed
IGen by Jean M. Twenge
Publication Date: 2017-08-22
There Is Life after College by Jeffrey J. Selingo
Publication Date: 2017-04-04
Generation Z Goes to College by Corey Seemiller; Meghan Grace