CTE Library

Welcome to the CTE's library. Here are all the books that are currently available in the Center. Click on each title to see more. View a detailed list of our books that are available in the CTE. Please feel free to stop by the Center for Teaching Excellence to read!

CTE Books

Author Title Publisher Year ISBN
Academy of Distinguished Teachers, The University of Texas System The Little Orange Book: Short Lessons in Excellent Teaching Tower Books 2015 978-1-4773-0235-4
Aleckson, Jon D. and Penny Ralston-Berg Mind Meld: Micro-Collaboration Between eLearning Designs and instructor Experts Atwood Publishing 2011


Ambrose, Susan A., Michael W. Bridges, Michele DiPietro, Marsha C. Lovett, and Marie K. Norman How Teaching Works: 7 Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching Jossey-Bas


Angelo, Thomas A. and K. Patricia Cross Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers Jossey-Bass 1993 1-55542-500-3
Baepler, Paul, J.D. Walker, D. Christopher Brooks, Kem Saichaie, and Christina I. Peterson A Guide to Teaching in the Active Learning Classroom: History, Research, and Practice Stylus 2016 978-162-03630-03

Bain, Kevin

What the Best College Teacher Do Harvard University Press
Barkley, Elizabeth F. and Claire Howell Major Learning Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty Jossey-Bass 2016  978-111-905-0896
Barkley, Elizabeth F. Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty Jossey-Bass 2010 978-0-470-28191-8
Bartels, Kirsten A. and Kelly A. Parker Teaching Sustainability/ Teaching Sustainably Stylus 2012 978-1-57922-739-5
Bean, John C. Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom Jossey-Bass 2001 0-7879-0203-9
Bean, John D Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrated Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom Jossey-Bass 2011 978-0-470-53290-4
Belcher, Wendy L. Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks: A guide to Academic Publishing Success SAGE 2009 978-1-4129-5701-4
Beyer, Catharine H., Gerald M. Gillmore, and Andrew T. Fisher Inside the Undergraduate Experience: The University of Washington’s Study of Undergraduate Learning Anker Publishing Company, Inc. 2007 978-1-933371-26-9
Biggs, John and Catherine Tang Teaching for Quality Learning at University McGraw-Hill and Open University Press 2011 978-0-33-524275-7

Bishop-Clark, Cathy and Beth Dietz-Uhler

Engaging in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Guide to the Process and How to Develop a Project from Start to Finish Stylus 2012 978-1-57922-471-4

Bonk, Curtis J., Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, and Thomas H. Reynolds

MOOSs and Opened Education Around the World Routledge 2015 978-1-138-80741-9

Bowen, Jose A.

Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning Jossey-Bass 2012 978-1-118-11035-5

Boyer, Ernest L.

Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching 1990 0-7879-4069-0
Brinkley, Allen, Esam El-Fakahany, Betty Dessants, Michael Flamm, Charles B. Forcey, JR., Mathew L. Ouellett, and Eric Rothschild The Chicago Handbook for Teacher: A Practical Guide to the College Classroom The University of Chicago Press 2011 978-1-133-93679-4
Brookfield, Stephen D. The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom Jossey-Bass 2006 978-0-7879-8066-5
Brown, Peter C., Henry L. Roediger III, and Mark A. McDaniel Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2014 978-0-674-72901-8
Bruff, Derek Teaching with Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments Jossey-Bass 2009 978-0-470-28893-1
Burnett, Cathy, Julia Davis, Guy Merchant, and Jennifer Roswell  New Literature around the Globe: Policy and Pedagogy Routledge 2014 978-0-415-71956-8
Carnes, Mark C. Minds on Fire: How Role-Immersion Games Transform College Harvard University Press 2014 978-0-674-73535-4
Clayton, Patti H., Robert G. Bringle, and Julie A. Hatcher Research on Service Learning: Conceptual Frameworks and Assessment Volume 2A: Students and Faculty  Stylus 2013 978-1-57922-341-0

Clayton, Patti H., Robert G. Bringle, and Julie A. Hatcher

Research on Service Learning: Conceptual Frameworks and Assessment Volume 2B: Communities, Institutions, and Partnership Stylus 2013 978-1-57922-884-2

Gross Davis, Barbara

Tools for Teaching Jossey-Bass 2009 978-0-7879-6567-9

Deresiewicz, William

Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite & The Way to a Meaningful Life Free Press 2014 978-1-4767-0272-8

Dews, C.L. Barney and Carolyn Leste Law

This Fine Place So Far from Home: Voices of Academics from the Working Class Temple University Press 1995 1-56639-291-8

Dionne, E.J. Jr.

Why Americans Hate Politics Simon & Schuster 2004 0-7432-6573-4
Dunlosky, John and Janet Metaclfe Metacognition SAGE 2009 978-1-4129-3972-0
Egbert, Joy and Sherry Sanden   Foundation of Education Research: Understanding Theoretical Components Routledge 2014 978-0-415-71576-8
Enelow, Wendy S. and Louise M. Kursmark Expert Resumes for Military-to-Civilian Transitions Jist Works 2006 1-59357-181-x

Entwistle, Noel

Teaching for Understanding at University: Deep Approaches and Distinctive Ways of Thinking Palgrave Macmillan 2009 978-0-230-59385-5

Esquith, Rafe

Teach Like Your Hair’s on Fire: The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56 Penguin Group 2007 978-0-14-311286-0

Evans, Norman W., Neil J. Anderson, and William G. Eggington

ESL Readers and Writers in Higher Education: Understanding Challenges, Providing Support Routledge 2015 978-1-138-79171-8

Filene, Peter

The Joy of Teaching: A Practical guide for New College Instructors Chapel Hill 2005 978-0-8078-2924-4

Fink, L. Dee

Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses

*Book Includes DVD*

Houston Endowment 2012 978-0-9849793-0-1

Finkel, Donald L.

Teaching With Your Mouth Shut

Boynton/Cook Publishers 2000 0-86709-469-9
Gabel, Susan L. and David J. Connor Disability and Teaching Routledge 2014 978-0-8058-4914-1
Gareis, Christopher R. and Leslie W. Grant Teacher-Made Assessments: How to Connect Curriculum, Instruction, and Student Learning Eye on Education 2008 978-1-59667-081-5
Garrison, D. Randy and Norman D. Vaughan Blended Learning in Higher Education: Framework, Principles, and Guidelines Jossey-Bass 2008 978-0-7879-8770-1
Gee, James P. What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy (Revised and Updated Edited) Palgrave Macmillan 2007 978-1-4039-8453-1
Gillespie, Kay J. and Douglas L. Robertson A Guide to Faculty Development Jossey-Bass 2014 978-0-470-40557-4
Goldblatt, Eli Because We Live Here Hampton Press 2007 1-57273-769-7
Gottlieb, Derek Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching Routledge 2015 978-1-139-77624-1
Green, Elizabeth Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works( and How to Teach It to Everyone) W.W. Norton & Company 2014 978-0-393-08159-6
Goffin, Stacie G. and Valora Washington Ready or Not: Leadership Choices in Early Care and Education Teachers College Press 2007 978-0-8077-4793-3
Harrington, Christine and Todd Zakrajsek Dynamic Lecture : Research- Based Strategies to Enhance Lecture Effectiveness Stylus 2017 978-162-03661-96
Henderson, Bruce B. Teaching at the Peoples University: An Introduction to the State Comprehensive University Anker Publishing 2007 978-1-933371-10-8

Hodges, Russ, Michele L. Simpson, and Norman A. Stahl

Teaching Study Strategies in Developmental Education: Readings o Theory, Research, and Best Practice Bedford/ST. Martin’s 2012 978-0-312-66274-5
Hooks, Bell Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom Routledge 1994 0-415-90807-8
Hutson, Therese Teaching What You Don’t Know Harvard University Press 2009 978-0-674-03580-5
Johnson, Daivd W. , Roger T. Johnson, and Karl A. Smith 3rd Ed. Active Learning: Cooperation in the College Classroom Interaction Book Company 2006 0-939603-14-4
Jones, Thomas B. Deadly Professors: A Faculty Development Mystery Stylus 2010 978-1-57922-449-3
Jones, Thomas B. The Missing Professor: An Academic Mystery Stylus 2006 1-57922-137-8
Berger Kaye, Cathryn The Complete Guide to Service Learning Free Spirit Publishing 2006 1-57542-133-X
Berger Kaye, Cathryn CD-ROM of Customizable forms and Supplementary Materials for:  The Complete Guide to Service Learning Free Spirit Publishing 2004
Kemmins, Daniel The Good City and the Good Life: Renewing the Sense of Community Houghton Mifflin Company 1995 0-395-68630-xxΩ
Kim, W. Chan and Renee Mauborgne Blue Ocean Strategy: How to create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant Harvard Business School Press 2005 978-1-59139-619-2
King, Patricia M. and Kitchener, Karen Strohm Developing Reflective Judgment Jossey-Bass 1994 1-55542-629-8
Knox, Alan B. Improving Professional Learning Stylus 2016 978-162-03636-45
Kohn, Alfie Punished by Rewards: Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise, and Other Bribes Houghton Mifflin Company 1999 978-0-618-00181-1
Kronman, Anthony T. Education’s End: Why Our Colleges and Universities Have Given Up on the Meaning of Life Yale University Press 2007 978-0-300-12288-6
Lane, Eric and Michael Oreskes The Genius of America: How the Constitution Saved our Country and Why it Can Again Bloomsbury 2007 978-1-59691-199-4
Lang, James M. On Course: A Week-By-Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching Harvard University Press 2008 978-0-674-02806-7
Lang, James M. Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science Learning Jossey-Bass 2016 978-1-118-94449-3
Leamnson, Robert Thinking About Teaching and Learning: Developing Habits of Learning with First Year College and University Students Stylus 1999 1-57922-012-6
Lemann, Nicholas The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1999 0-374-29984-6
Lindley, Daniel A. This Rough Magic: The Life of Teaching Bergin & Garvey 1993 0-89789-363-8
Maki, Peggy L. Real-Time Students Assessment: Meeting the Imperative for Improved Time to Degree, Closing the Opportunity Gap, and Assuring Student Competencies for 21st Century Needs Stylus 2017 978-162-03648-71
Mazur, Eric Peer Instruction: A User’s Manual *Book Includes CD* Prentice Hall 1997 0-13-565441-6
McClenney, Kay M. and Arleen Arnsparger Students Speak: Are We Listening? *Book Includes DVD* Houston Endowment 2012 978-0-9849793-0-1
McKeachie, Wilbert J. and Marilla D. Svinicki McMeachies’s Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers -13 Edition Wadsworth Cengage Learning 2011 978-0-498-80929-6
McKeachie, Wilbert J. and Marilla D. Svinicki McMeachies’s Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers -14 Edition Wadsworth Cengage Learning 2014 978-1-133-93679-4
McGuire, Saundra Y. Teach Students How To Learn: Strategies you can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation Stylus 2015 978-1-62036-316-4
Mills, Barbara J. Cooperative Learning in Higher Education: Across the Disciplines, Across the Academy Stylus 2010 978-1-57922-328-1
Moomaw, Ronald L., Kent W. Olson, and Kenny Christianson Economics & Contemporary Issues 7th Edition South-Western Cengage Learning 2007 978-0-324-32169-2
Moon, Jennifer A. A Handbook of Reflective and Experiential Learning: Theory and Practice RoutledgeFalmer 2004 978-0-415-33515-7
National Research Council How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School National Academy Press 0-309-07036-8
Nilson, Linda B.  Teaching At Its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructions (4th Edition) Jossey-Bass 2016 978-111-909-6320

Nimus, Nihil and Robert Boice

Advice for New Faculty Members Allyn and Bacon 2000 0-205-28159-1
Novak, Gregor M., Evelyn T. Patterson, Andrew D. Garvin, and Wolfgang Christian    Just-In-Time Teaching: Blending Active Learning with Web Technology Prentice-Hall Inc. 1999 0-13-085034-9
Nunez, Annie-Marie, Richard E. Hoover, Kellie Pickett, A. Christine Stuart-Carruthers, and Maria Vazquez Latinos in Higher Education and Hispanic-Serving Institutions: Creating Conditions for Success Wiley Periodicals 2013 978-1-1186-7371-3
Palloff, Rena M. and Keith Pratt Assessing the Online Learner: Resources and Strategies for Faculty Jossey-Bass 2009 978-0-470-28386-8
Parini, Jay The Art of Teaching Oxford University Press 2005 978-0-19-516969-0
Picciano, Anthony G., Charles D. Dziuban, and Charles R. Graham Blended Learning Research Perspectives Volume 2 Routledge 2014 978-0-415-63251-5
Pink, Daniel H. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us Riverhead Books 2009 978-1-59448-884-9
Proctor, Nicolas W. Reacting to the Past: Game Designer’s Handbook
Prosser, Michael and Keith Trigwell Understanding Learning and Teaching: The Experience in Higher Education The Society for Research into Higher Education & Open University Press 1999 0-335-19832-5
Ramsden, Paul Learning to Teach In Higher Education RoutledgeFalmer 2003 978-0-415-30345-3
Ranciere, Jacquenes The Ignorant Schoolmaster: Five Lessons in Intellectual Emancipation Stanford University Press 1991 0-8047-1847-1
Savage, Jonathan and Clive McGOUN Teaching in a Networked Classroom Routledge 2015 978-0-415-70898-2

Schroeder, Connie M. and Associates

Coming in From the Margins: Faculty Development Emerging Organizational Development Role in Institutional Change Stylus 2011 978-1-57922-362-5

Shumow, Lee and Jennifer A. Schmidt

Enhancing Adolescents’ Motivation for Science: Research-Based Strategies for Teaching Male and Female Students

Corwin And Sage

2014 978-1-4522-6969-6

Silvia, Paul J.

How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing

American Psychological Association

2007 978-1-59147-743-3
Silvia, Paul J. Write it Up: Practical Strategies for Writing and Publishing Journal Articles American Psychological Association 2015 978-1-4338-1814-1

Sorcinelli, Mary D., Ann E. Austin, Pamela L. Eddy, and Andre L. Beach

Creating the Future of Faculty Development: Learning from the Past Understanding the Present Anker Publishing 2006 978-1-882982-87-5
Stevens, Dannelle D. and Antonia J. Levi Introduction to Rubrics: An Assessment Tool to Save Grading Time, Convey Effective Feedback , and Promote Student Learning Stylus 2013 978-1-57922-587-2
Stoddard, David A. and Robert J. Tamasy The Heart of Mentoring: Ten Proven Principles for Developing People to Their Fullest Potential Navpress 2003 1-57683-401-8
Stone, Deborah Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making Norton 2002 0-393-97625-4

Svinicki, Marilla D. and Wilbert J. McKeachie

Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers Wadsworth Cengage Learning 2011 978-1-133-93679-4

Talbert, Robert

Flipped Learning: A Guide for Higher Education Faculty Stylus 2017 978-162-03643-21

The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers 

The Little Orange Book: Short Lessons in Excellent Teaching University of Texas System 2015 978-1-4773-0235-4
Tinto, Vincent Completing College: Rethinking Institutional Action The University of Chicago 2012 978-0-226-80452-1
Tinto, Vincent Leaving College: Rethinking the Causes and Cures of Student Attrition The University of Chicago 2012 978-0-226-80449-1
Kraemer Troutman, Kathryn 5th Edition Federal Resume Guidebook: Strategies for Writing a Winning Federal Resume Jist Works 2011 978-1-59357-850-3
Vai, Marjorie and Kristen Sosulski Essentials of Online Course Design: A Standards-Based Guide Routledge 2011 978-0-415-87300-0
Walvoord, Barbara E., and Virginia Johnson Anderson Effective Grading: A Tool learning and Assessment in College Jossey-Bass 2010 978-0-470-50215-0
Weimer, Maryellen Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice Jossey-Bass 2013 978-1-118-11928-0
Willingham, Daniel T. Why Don’t Students like School? : A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How The Mind Works and What Means for The Classroom Jossey-Bass 2009 978-0-470-27930-4
Zachary, Lois J. and Lory A. Fischler The Mentee’s Guide: Making Mentoring Work For You Jossey-Bass 2009 978-0-470-34358-6
Stone Zander, Rosamund  and Benjamin Zander The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life Penguin Books 2002 0-87584-770-6
Zull, James E. The Art of Changing the Brian: Enriching the Practice of Teaching by Exploring the Biology of Learning Stylus 2002 1-57922-053-3