We will be taking a break from January 3 to January 24, 2020. I wish everyone a restful break and look forward to sharing more teaching research in the new year. If you find the time, I would like to recommend the following resources:
The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom, by Stephen Brookfield
Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning, by James M. Lang
Why Students Resist Learning: A Practical Model for Understanding and Helping Students, edited by Anton Tolman and Janine Kremling
The Spark of Learning: Energizing the College Classroom with the Science of Emotion, by Sarah Rose Cavanagh
What the Best College Teachers Do, by Ken Bain
And for those interested in Leadership Resources:
Walt Gmelch and Jeff Buller (2015). Building Academic Leadership Capacity: A Guide to Best Practices. Jossey-Bass.
Jeff Buller (2015). The Essential Academic Dean or Provost: A Comprehensive Desk Reference, 2nd Edition. Jossey-Bass.
Jeffrey Buller (2013). Positive Academic Leadership: How to Stop Putting Out Fires and Start Making a Difference. Jossey-Bass.
Don Chu (2012). The Department Chair Primer: What Chairs Need to Know and Do to Make a Difference, 2nd Edition. Jossey-Bass.