Books, Journals, and Videos

The Center's reference area has a variety of resources to assist faculty. Some of the most frequently used materials are listed below. Please visit our lab for additional titles/topics.


Books and Journals


  • Academic Advising as a Comprehensive Campus Process

  • Advising and Learning: Academic Advising from the Perspective of Small Colleges and Universities

  • Advising Students with Disabilities

  • First Year Academic Advising: Patterns in the Present, Pathways to the Future


  • 147 Practical Tips for Teaching Professors

  • Changing Practices in Evaluating Teaching

  • Cooperative Learning for Higher Education Faculty

  • Coping with Misconduct in the College Classroom

  • Dilemmas in Teaching: Cases for Collaborative Faculty

  • Energize your Audience!

  • Evaluating Teaching in Higher Education

  • Games That Teach, Experiential Activities for Reinforcing Training

  • Handbook for College Teaching

  • Improving College Teaching

  • Learning Styles Perspectives

  • Professors Are from Mars, Students Are from Snickers

  • Putting Students at the Center: A Planning Guide to Distributed Learning

  • Student-Assisted Teaching

  • Teaching Tips

  • Technology in Teaching and Learning

  • The Best of The Teaching Professor

  • The Teaching Portfolio

  • The Wireless Professor

  • The Pathway to Success- Developing the Skills to Critical Thinking

  • Turning Professors into Teachers

Electronic Learning/Distance Learning

  • Copyright and Distance Education

  • Creative Teaching at a Distance with Merging Technologies

  • Engaging Students in Distance Learning

  • Handbook for Instructional Design for Distance Learning

  • Teaching Online (A Practical Guide)

  • The Distance Learner's Guide

  • Towards More Effective Open & Distance Teaching

  • Understanding Learners in Open and Distance Education

Service-Learning/Civic Engagement

  • A Practitioner's Guide to Reflection in Service Learning: Student Voices & Reflection

  • Assessing Service Learning and Civic Engagement

  • Civic Engagement across the Curriculum

  • Engaged Institutions: Impacting the Lives of Vulnerable Youth through Place Based Learning

  • Essential Service Learning Resources

  • Facilitating Reflection: A Manual for Higher Learning

  • Faculty Guide to Service Learning

  • Faculty Resource Guide: Service Learning as an In Course Option

  • Introduction to Service Learning ToolKit

  • Learning In Deed

  • Rethinking Tradition: Integrating Service with Academic Study on College Campuses

  • Service Learning Curriculum A Guide for Developing Project Management Skills

  • Service Matters: A Sourcebook for Community Service in Higher Education

  • The Complete Guide to Service Learning

  • What's New in Service Learning: Inside and Outside the Classroom

  • Where's the Learning in Service Learning

Research Support

  • Designing and Conducting Survey Research

  • Dictionary of Statistics and Methodology

  • Fundamentals of Statistics

  • How to Use SPSS

  • SPSS for Dummies

  • Statistical Analysis with Excel for Dummies

  • Statistical Inference for Educational Researchers

  • Statistics for Dummies

  • Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

  • Statistics for the Terrified

  • Statistics in Psychology and Education

  • Statistics with Microsoft Excel

Software Support

  • A Guide to Oracle

  • Adobe User guides for Audition, GoLive 6.0, Illustrator, and Photoshop

  • Data Analysis with Microsoft Excel

  • Final Cut Pro 3 Tutorials and User's Manuals

  • HTML

  • iMovie for Macintosh

  • Internet Programming (with VBScript and JavaScript)

  • Jasc Paint Shop Pro 7

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • Microsoft Office 2007 All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies

  • Microsoft Office XP

  • Microtek ScanWizard Pro User's Guide

  • Paint Shop Pro 9 User Guide

  • Second Life

  • The Little SAS Book


  • Copyright, Faculty, Fair Use, and Digital Age

  • Presentation Skills for Powerful Presentations

  • Serving on: Promotion, Tenure, and Faculty Review Committees

  • Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You