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Teaching and Learning


Index of Web-based Teaching Tips


USU Writing Center


USU Academic Integrity


USU Fact Center


Rubrics


Bloom's Taxonomy

A theoretical framework for thinking about levels of intellectual engagement and ways of engaging students at each level


Kolb's Learning and Thinking Styles


Dan Pratt on Teaching Styles


More on Learning, Thinking, and Teaching Styles


Classroom Management


Student Involvement


Preparation of Syllabi


Power Teaching


Online Discussion Groups


Faculty Learning Communities

Building Faculty Learning Communities, M. D. Cox & L. Richin (eds) New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 97, San Francisco, Jossey-Bass Publishing Company, Inc.


Using Clickers


Ethics in the Classroom


Open-Content Books and Resources


Creating and Managing Exams


Tips for Managing Online Courses


Teaching, Learning, and Technology


Online Teaching and Learning


Resources for Teaching in the Life Sciences


Characteristics/Voices of Students Today


Angelo and Cross Teaching Goals Inventory


Critical Thinking


Scholarship of Teaching


Using Case Studies in Teaching


Campus Diversity and Diversity in the Classroom


Teaching and Learning

Teaching Inclusively: Resources for Course, Department, & Institutional Change in Higher Education (2005) M. L. Ouellett, Ed., Stillwater Ok: New Forums Press, Inc.

Chapter 1, Bailey, J.W. (2005). The theory and practice of multicultural organization development in higher education. In M. Oullette (Ed.), Teaching inclusively: Resources for course, department and institutional change in higher education, pp. 3-20.

Chapter 19, Marchesani, L.S., & Bailey, J.W. (2005). Transforming higher education institutions using multicultural organizational development: A case study of a large northeastern university. In M. Oullette (Ed.), Teaching inclusively: Resources for course, department and institutional change in higher education, pp. 241-257.

Chapter 42, Adams, M & Love, B., Teaching with a Social Justice Perspective: A Model for Faculty Seminars Across Academic Disciplines, pp. 586-604.

Marchesani, L.S., & Adams, M. (1992) Promoting Diversity in the Classroom: Innovative Responses for the Curriculum, Faculty, and Institutions, in M. Adams, Ed., New Directions for Teaching and Learning,52, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Pub., pp. 9-20.

Paul, M. J. (2003). Double-loop diversity: Applying adult learning theory to the cultivation of diverse educational climates in higher education. Innovative Higher Education, 28, 35¬, 48.

Laird, T. (2005). College students' experiences with diversity and their effects on academic self- confidence, social agency, and disposition toward critical thinking. Research in Higher Education, 46, 365-387.

Conchas, G. Q. (2006). The Color of Success: Race and High-Achieving Urban Youth. New York, NY: Teachers College Press. Harry, B., & Klingner, J. (2006). Why Are So Many Minority Students in Special Education? Understanding Race & Disability in Schools. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Kohn, A. (2000). The Case Against Standardized Testing: Raising the Scores, Ruining the Schools. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc.

Sacks, P. (1999). Standardized Minds: The High Price of America's Testing Culture and What we can do to change it. New York, NY: Da Capo Press.

Schmidt, W. H., McKnight, C. C., Houang, R. T., Wang, H., Wiley, D. E., Cogan, L. S., & Wolfe, R. G. (2001). Why Schools Matter: A Cross-National Comparison of Curriculum and Learning. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, an imprint of Wiley.

Sedlacek, W. E. (2004). Beyond The Big Test: Noncognitive Assessment in Higher Education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, an imprint of Wiley.


Campus Initiatives and Campus Climate

Association of American Colleges and Universities. (2005). Achieving equitable educational outcomes with all students: The institution's roles and responsibilities. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities.
http://www.aacu.org/inclusive_excellence/documents/Bauman_et_al.pdf

Association of American Colleges and Universities. (2005). Making diversity work on campus: A research-based perspective. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities.
Available at: http://www.aacu.org/inclusive_excellence/documents/Milem_et_al.pdf.

Association of American Colleges and Universities. (2005). Toward a model of inclusive excellence and change in postsecondary institutions. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities.
Available at: www.aacu.org/inclusive_excellence/documents/Williams_et_al.pdf.

Association of American Colleges and Universities. (2008). More reasons for hope: Diversity matters in higher education. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Association of American Colleges and Universities. (2008). Religious diversity and the making of meaning: Implications for the classroom. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities.
Available at: http://www.aacu.org/inclusive_excellence/documents/Milem_et_al.pdf

Chesler, M. (2004). Confronting the myths and dealing with the realities of diversity and multiculturalism on campus. Diversity Factor, 8-12.

Milem, J.F. (2003). The educational benefits of diversity: Evidence from multiple sectors. In M. Chang, D. Witt, J. Jones, & K. Hakuta (Eds.), Compelling interest: Examining the evidence on racial dynamics in higher education (pp. 126-169). Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press.

Smith, D.G. (1996). Organizing for diversity: Fundamental issues. In C.S.V. Turner, M. Garcia, A. Nora, & L. Rendon (Eds.), Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Higher Education, ASHE Reader Series. (pp. 532-542). New York: Simon and Schuster.

Chang, M.J., Denson, N., Saenz, V., & Misa, K. (2006). The educational benefits of sustaining cross-racial interaction among undergraduates. Journal of Higher Education, 77, 430¬, 455.

Ferdman, B. (1995). Cultural identity and diversity in organizations: Bridging the gap between group differences and individual uniqueness. In M. M. Chemers, S. Oskamp & M. A. Costanzo (Eds.), Diversity in Organizations: New perspectives for a changing workplace (pp. 11-37). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Williams, D. A., Berger, J. B., & McClendon S.A. (2005). Toward a model of inclusive excellence and change in postsecondary institutions. Association American Colleges and Universities, 1-39.


Higher Education, Privilege, and Power

Bowen, W. G., & Bok D. (1998). The Shape of the River: Long-Term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Kahlenberg, R. D. (Ed.). (2004). America's Untapped Resource: Low-Income Students in Higher Education. New York: The Century Foundation Press.

Massey, D. S., Charles, C. Z., Lundy, G. F., & Fischer, M. J. (2003). The Source of the River: The Social Origins of Freshmen at America's Selective Colleges and Universities. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Sacks, P. (2007). Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American Education. Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press.

Soares, J. A. (2007). The Power of Privilege: Yale and America's Elite Colleges. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.


Gender, Ethnicity, Class, Religion, and Sexuality

Ore, Tracy (2006). The Social Construction of Difference and Inequality: Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality (3rd ed.). New York: McGraw Hill.

Stolzman, L (2004). Six rules for learning about your dominant and subordinated group identities. Diversity Factor, 12, 5-16.

Barnum, P., & Liden, R. (1995). Double jeopardy for women and minorities: Pay differences with age. Academy of Management Journal, 38(3), 863-881.

Fenwick, G., & Neal, D. (2001). Effect of gender composition on group performance. Gender, Work & Organization, 8(2), 205-226.

Phinney, J. (1996). When we talk about American ethnic groups, what do we mean? American Psychologist, 51, 918-927.

Johnson, A. G. (2001). Privilege, Power, and Difference. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, an imprint of The McGraw-Hill Companies.

Kurtz, L. R. (2007). Gods in the Global Village: The World's Religions in Sociological Perspective (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press, an imprint of SAGE Publications, Inc.

Lareau, A. (2003). Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life. Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press.


Leadership

Jamieson, K. H. (1995). Beyond the Double Bind: Women & Leadership. New York: Oxford University Press.


Career Development

Sternberg, R. J. (2004). Psychology 101 1/2: The Unspoken Rules for Success in Academia. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.


Affirmative Action

Katznelson, I. (2005). When Affirmative Action was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company.

Schmidt, P. (2007). Color and Money: How Rich White Kids Are Winning the War Over College Affirmative Action. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Niemann, Y. F., & Maruyama, G. (Eds.). (2005). Journal of Social Issues: Inequities in Higher Education: Issues and Promising Practices in a World Ambivalent about Affirmative Action. 61:3. Boston, MA: Blackwell Publishing.


Civil Rights

Moses, R. P., & Cobb, C. E. Jr. (2001). Radical Equations: Civil Rights from Mississippi to the Algebra Project. Boston, MA: Beacon Press.