Books, Journals, Videos

Books, Journals, 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

Advising/Mentoring

  • 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

 

Teaching

  • 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

Other

  • 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

 

Previously recorded Videos/Online Seminars

Teaching

  • Ask Me to Think (21-Mar-01)
  • Building New Communities of Learners and Teachers (19-Apr-99)
  • Changing Practices in Evaluating Teaching (24-Mar-00, 2 hr)
  • Engaging Commuter Students (26-Apr-01, 3 hr)
  • Engaging Students in Learning (6-Mar-03)
  • Faculty on the Front Lines: Reclaiming Civility in the Classroom (8-Apr-99)
  • Forging Educational Partnerships: A Key to Student Learning and Success (27-Apr-00, 3 hr)
  • How Students Learn Versus How Faculty Teach (12-Nov-07)
  • Learning About Learning Communities: Taking Student Learning Seriously (19-Apr-99, 3 hr)
  • Mission: Possible Teaching Strategies to Help Today’s Students Realize Their Potential (12-Nov-07)
  • Promote and Protect Academic Integrity on Your Campus (22-Nov-99, )
  • Teaching for Inclusion: Diversity in the College Classroom (Summer, 2001)
  • The Pathway to Success: Developing the Skills to Critical Thinking (13-Nov-98)

 

Electronic Learning/Distance Learning

  • 10 Ways to Improve Blended Learning Course Design (11-Mar-09, 1 hr 30 min)
  • Cheating and Plagiarism Using the Internet (03-Apr-03, 1 hr 30 min)
  • Control, Conflict, and Courseware: Intellectual Property in Online Education (08-Feb 01, 1 hr 30 min)
  • Copyright in the Digital Millennium (01-Mar-00)
  • Critical Challenges in Distance Education (17-Oct-02, 1 hr 30 min)
  • Exemplary Models of Web Based Learning (7-Nov-99)
  • Faculty Transformation: The Key to the Virtual Campus (23-Sep-99)
  • How to Customize an Online Course (06-Apr-00, 1 hr 30 min)
  • Improving Multimedia and Online Courses with Instructional Design (28-Feb-02, 1 hr 30 min)
  • Innovative Uses of the Web to Enhance Learning (16-Apr-99, 1 hr 30 min)
  • Online Testing: Assessment and Evaluation of Distance Learners (02-Dec-99, 1 hr 30 min)
  • PBS Project ACCESS the Future of Online Student Services (18-Nov-99, 1 hr)
  • Surviving and Thriving in Your First Online Course (18-Oct-01 (1hr 30 min)
  • Using Information Technology in a Traditional Classroom (29-Nov-01, 1 hr 30 min)
  • Using the Web to Enhance the Classroom (16-Apr-98, 2 hr)
  • Videoconferencing: A Basic Guide to Teaching Videoconferencing Equipment (01-Jul-98)
  • Virtual Universities: Online and On Target (03-Feb-00, 1 hr 30 min)

 

Service-Learning/Civic Engagement

  • Linking Citizenship and Scholarship through Service Learning: A National Imperative (06-Apr-00, 3 hr)
  • Promoting the Public Good: Fulfilling Higher Education’s Civic Mission (4-Mar-04)


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