Higher Education Teaching and Learning Resources


Ambrose, S. A., Bridges, M. W., DiPietro, M., Lovett, M. C., & M. K. Norman, M. K. (2010). How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart TeachingSan Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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

Bean, J.C. (2011).  Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom. 2nd Ed. Hoboken, N.J: Wiley.

Bowen, J. A. (2012). Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your Classroom Will Improve Student LearningSan Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Brown, P. C., Roediger, H. L., & McDaniel, M. A. (2014). Make it stick: The science of successful learning.Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

Davis, J. R., & Arend, B. D. (2013). Facilitating Seven Ways of Learning: A Resource for More Purposeful, Effective, and Enjoyable College TeachingSterling, VA: Stylus.

Doyle, T., & Zakrajsek, T. (2013). The New Science of Learning: How to Learn in Harmony with Your BrainSterling, VA: Stylus.   (Written for students but worthwhile for anyone.)

Fink, L. D. (2013). Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses. Revised Ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Kaplan, M., Sliver, N., LaVaque-Manty, D., & Meizlish, D. (2013). Using reflection and metacognition to improve student learning: Across the disciplines, across the academy. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Huston, T. (2012). Teaching what you don’t know (1st ed. paperback). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Lang, J. (2013). Cheating lessons: Learning from academic dishonesty. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Levine, A., & Dean, D. A. (2012). Generation on a Tightrope: A Portrait of Today’s College Student. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Nilson, L. (2013). Creating self-regulated learners: Strategies to strengthen students’ self-awareness and learning skills (First ed.). Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Shank, J. S. (2014). Interactive Open Educational Resources: A Guide to Finding, Choosing, and Using What’s Out There to Transform College Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. (e-version available from SPU Library).

Tagg, J. (2003). The learning paradigm college. Bolton, MA: Anker Pub.

Weimer, M. (2013). Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice. 2nd ed. Hoboken, N.J: Wiley.


Higher Education Research Hub

Heath, C., & Heath, D. (2007). Teaching that Sticks

MERLOT Pedagogy

Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education wikiPODia

POD’s Annotated Bibliography on Academic Development in Higher Education

Teaching and Learning Blogs / Newsletters

Teaching & Learning in Higher Ed

Faculty Focus Newsletters

Inside Higher Ed


International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Journal of Higher Education

Teaching in Higher Education

Research in Higher Education

The Review of Higher Education