CETL Library Resources

The CETL Library contains resources with evidence-based instructional strategies for effective college and university teaching.  These resources are available for Faculty in the CETL conference room located at 347 Proctor Building.  Click here for the anotated bibliography of the CETL  books, films, etc


Burton, V. T. (Director). (2005). Writing Across Borders [Motion Picture].

Underwood, B. (Director). (2011). First generation [Motion Picture].


University, H. (2007). Incident to the Education of Black People. The Journal of Negro Education, 193-527


Reese, P. (2016, January 1). The Teaching Professor. The Teaching Professor, 30, 1-8.

Rhem, J. (Ed.). (2012, May 4). The National Teaching & Learning Forum. The National Teaching & Learning Forum, 21, 1-12.


Ambrose, S. A., Lovett, M., Bridges, M. W., DiPietro, M., & Norman, M. K. (2010). How learning works: seven research-based principles for smart teaching. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Angelo, T. A., & Cross, K. P. (1993). Classroom assessment techniques: a handbook for college teachers. San Francisco, Calif: Jossey-Bass.

Armstrong, T. (2016). The power of the adolescent brain strategies for teaching middle and high school

Barrington, J. (2002). Writing the memoir. Portland, Or.: Eighth Mountain Press.

Barth, R. S., & Guest, L. S. (1991). Improving schools from within: teachers, parents, and principals can make the difference. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Belcher, W. L. (2009). Writing your journal article in 12 Weeks: a guide to academic publishing success. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Bland, C. J. (n.d.). Faculty success through mentoring: a guide for mentors, mentees, and leaders. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, Inc., 2011.

Blumberg, P. (2014). Assessing and improving your teaching: strategies and rubrics for faculty growth and student learning. San Francisco: John Wiley & Sons.

Blumberg, P., & Weimer, M. (2012). Developing Learner-Centered Teaching: A Practical Guide for Faculty. Wiley.

Borman, K. M., Danzig, A. B., & Garcia, D. R. (2012). Education, democracy, and the public good. Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association

Bowen, J. A. (2012). Teaching naked: how moving technology out of your college classroom will improve student learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Brannan, B. (2003). A writers workshop: crafting paragraphs, building essays. Boston: McGraw-Hill.

Brookfield, S. D. (2006). The skillful teacher: on technique, trust, and responsiveness in the classroom. San Francisco (CA): Jossey-Bass.

Brown, G., & Atkins, M. (1994). Effective teaching in higher education. London: Routledge.

Brubacher, J. W., Case, C. W., & Reagan, T. G. (1994). Becoming a reflective educator: how to build a culture of inquiry in the school.

Carey, B. (2015). How we learn: the surprising truth about when, where and why it happens. New York: Random House.

Carter, C., Bishop, J., Kravits, S. L., & Bucher, R. D. (1998). Keys to success: how to achieve your goals. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Cipolle, S. B. (2010). Service-learning and social justice: engaging students in social change. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

City, E. A., Elmore, R. F., Fiarman, S. E., & Teitel, L. (2014). Instructional rounds in education: a network approach to improving teaching and learning. Cambridge (Massachusetts): Harvard Education Press.

Clark, R. (2012). The end of molasses classes: getting our kids unstuck - 101 extraordinary solutions for parents and teachers. New York: Touchstone.

Cook, C. E. (2011). Advancing the culture of teaching on campus: how a teaching center can make a difference. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publ.

Dove, M. G., & Honigsfeld, A. (2013). Common core for the not-so-common learner: English language arts strategies for grades K-5. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

Doyle, T. (2008). Helping students learn in a learner-centered environment: a guide to facilitating learning in higher education. Sterling, VA.: Stylus.

Dunn, R., & Dunn, K. (1992). Teaching students through their individual learning styles: a practical approach. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Emdin, C. (2016). For white folks who teach in the hood ... and the rest of y’all too reality pedagogy and urban education. Beacon Pr.

Felten, P., Bauman, H. L., Kheriaty, A., & T. (2013). Transformative conversations: a guide to mentoring communities among colleagues. John Wiley & Sons.

Flachmann, K., & Flachmann, K. (2002). Annotated instructors’ edition; mosaics: focusing on paragraphs in context. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Fletcher, J., Najarro, A., & Yelland, H. (2015). Fostering habits of mind in today’s students: a new approach to developmental education. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Fullan, M. (2011). The six secrets of change: what the best leaders do to help their organizations survive and thrive. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Gabriel, K. F. (2008). Teaching unprepared students: strategies for promoting success and retention in higher education. Sterling, VA: Stylus Pub.

Gillespie, K. H., & Robertson, D. L. (2010). A guide to faculty development. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Graff, G., & Birkenstein, C. (2017). "They say / I say": the moves that matter in academic writing. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

Gray, D., Brown, S., & Macanufo, J. (2010). Game storming: a playbook for innovators, rule breakers, and change makers. Sebastopol (California): O Reilly.

Heffernan, J. A., Lincoln, J. E., & Moore, C. (2001). Writing: a college workbook. New York: Norton.

Heide, A., & Henderson, D. (1994). The technological classroom: a blueprint for success. Toronto: Trifolium.

Herr, K., & Anderson, G. L. (2015). The action research dissertation: a guide for students and faculty. Los Angeles: Sage.

Holly, M. L., Arhar, J. M., & Kasten, W. C. (2009). Action research for teachers: traveling the yellow brick road. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Merrill.

Holschuh, J., & Nist-Olejnik, S. (2011). Effective college learning. Boston: Longman.

Intrator, S. M., & Intrator, S. M. (2003). Teaching with fire: poetry that sustains the courage to teach. John Wiley & Sons.

Krueger, R. A. (1997). Focus groups: a practical guide for applied research. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Larrivee, B., & Cooper, J. M. (2006). An educators guide to teacher reflection. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Learning to serve, serving to learn: a view from higher education. (2003). Salisbury, MD: Salisbury University.

Lee, V. S. (2004). Teaching and learning through inquiry: a guidebook for institutions and instructors. Sterling, Va: Stylus Pub.

Leu, D. J., & Leu, D. D. (1999). Teaching with the internet: lessons from the classroom. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon.

Lieberg, C. S. (2008). Teaching your first college class: a practical guide for new faculty and graduate student instructors. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Light, G., & Micari, M. (2013). Making scientists: six principles for effective college teaching. Cambridge (MA): Harvard U.P.

Light, T. P., Chen, H. L., & Ittelson, J. C. (2012). Documenting learning with eportfolios: a guide for college instructors. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Lipton, L., Wellman, B. M., & Humbard, C. (2003). Mentoring matters: a practical guide to learning-focused relationships. Sherman, CT: MiraVia, LCC.

Machi, L. A., & McEvoy, B. T. (2016). The literature review: six steps to success. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

Marzano, R. J., Foseid, M. C., Foseid, M. P., Gaddy, B. B., & Marzano, J. S. (2005). A handbook for classroom management that works. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Mazur, E. (1997). Peer instruction a user’s manual. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

McGuire, S. Y., & McGuire, S. (2015). Teach students how to learn: strategies you can incorporate into any course to improve student metacognition, study skills, and motivation. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC.

McManus, D. A. (2005). Leaving the lectern: cooperative learning and the critical first days of students working in groups. Bolton, MA: Anker Pub.

McMillan, T., & Wideman, J. E. (2006). Breaking ice: an anthology of contemporary African-American fiction. New York: Penguin Books.

Miller, J. E., Groccia, J. E., & Miller, M. S. (2001). Student-assisted teaching: a guide to faculty-student teamwork. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing Company.

Mills, G. E. (2003). Action research: a guide for the teacher researcher. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill.

Milner, H. R. (2012). Start where you are, but don’t stay there: understanding diversity, opportunity gaps, and teaching in today’s classrooms. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard Education Press.

Morgan, D. L. (1993). Successful focus groups: advancing the state of the art. Newbury Park u.a.: Sage.

Packard, B. W., & Fortenberry, N. L. (2016). Successful STEM mentoring initiatives for underrepresented students: a research-based guide for faculty and administrators. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Pathways to the profession of educational development, No. 122 summer 2010. (2011). John Wiley & Sons.

Piantanida, M., & Garman, N. B. (1999). The qualitative dissertation: a guide for students and faculty. Thousand Oaks (Calif.): Corwin Press.

Post, M. A., & Saltmarsh, J. (2016). Publicly engaged scholars: next generation engagement and the future of higher education. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Rockquemore, K. A., & Laszloffy, T. A. (2008). The black academics guide to winning tenure - without losing your soul. Boulder: Lynne Rienner.

Robison, S. (2013). The peak performing professor: faculty guide to productivity and happiness. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Ross, K. A. (2016). Breakthrough strategies: classroom-based practices to support new majority college students. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Rothstein, D., & Santana, L. (2014). Make just one change: teach students to ask their own questions. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Ruiz, M. (1997). The four agreements: a toltec wisdom book. San Rafael: Amber-Allen Pub.

Salter, D. J. (2013). Cases on quality teaching practices in higher education. Hershey, PA: Information Science reference.

Sedlacek, W. E. (2004). Beyond the big test: noncognitive assessment in higher education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Schwartz, B. M., & Gurung, R. A. (2012). Evidence-based teaching for higher education. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Simkins, S., & Maier, M. (2010). Just-in-time teaching: across the disciplines, across the academy. Sterling, VA: Stylus Pub.

Smith, B. D. (2008). Bridging the gap: college reading. New York, NY: Pearson/Longman.

Sullivan, W. M. (2016). The power of integrated learning: higher education for success in life, work, and society. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Tatum, B. D. (1999). “Why are all the Black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?": and other conversations about race. New York: Basic Books.

Tomlinson, C. A. (1999). The differentiated classroom: responding to the needs of all learners. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Trussell-Cullen, A. (1999). Starting with the real world: strategies for developing nonfiction reading and writing, K-8. Carlsbad, Calif: Dominie Press.

Tyner, T. E. (1994). Writing voyage: a process approach to basic writing. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Pub. Co.

Warren, C. A., & Brooms, D. R. (2017). Urban preparation: young black men moving from Chicagos South Side to success in higher education. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Weimer, M. (2010). Inspired college teaching: a career-long resource for professional growth. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Weimer, M. (2013). Teaching strategies for the college classroom: a collection of faculty articles.

Whitaker, T. (n.d.). What Great Teachers Do Differently: Seventeen Things that Matter Most. Second

Winkler, A. C., & McCuen, J. R. (2003). Writing talk. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Williams, K. M. (2015). Doing research to improve teaching and learning: a guide for college and university faculty. New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Wong, H. K., & Wong, R. T. (2009). The first days of school: how to be an effective teacher. Mountain View, CA: Harry K. Wong Pubs.

Woodson, C. G. (2014). The mis-education of the Negro. New York: Tribeca Books.

Yin, R. K. (2000). Applications of case study research. Newbury Park, Calif.: SAGE.