The following books were purchased by the Teaching Excellence Committee and reside in the OSU-Cascades Library, ready for check out!

Lang, Small Teaching

Rice, Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh and Reinforce Learning

Waitzkin, The art of learning: An inner journey to optimal performance

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

Bain, What the best college teachers do

Dweck, Mindset: The new psychology of success

Lamott, Bird by bird: Some instructions on writing and life

Chambliss, How college works

Carey, How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens

Manji, Don’t Label Me: An Incredible Conversation for Divided Times

Haidt and Lukianoff, Codding of the American Mind

Turkle, Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age

Nilson, Creating self-regulated learners : strategies to strengthen students’ self-awareness and learning skills

Tolman, Why Students Resist Learning: A Practical Model for Understanding and Helping Students

Kirschner, Urban Myths about Learning and Education

Reidsema, The flipped classroom : practice and practices in higher education

Hirsch, Why Knowledge Matters: Rescuing Our Children from Failed Educational Theories

Doyle, The New Science of Learning: How to Learn in Harmony With Your Brain

Maiers, Classroom Habitudes: Teaching Habits and Attitudes for 21st Century Learning

Strange and Banning, Designing for learning: Creating campus environments for student success

Rosen, Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the way they learn

Coming Soon:

Norman, How learning works: 7 research-based principles for smart teaching

Zull, The Art of Changing the Brain: Enriching the Practice of Teaching by Exploring the Biology of Learning

McCabe, Cheating in College: Why Students Do It and What Educators Can Do about it

Brookfield, The skillful teacher: On technique, trust, and responsiveness in the classroom

Willingham, Why Don’t Students Like School? A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom

Nilson, Teaching at Its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors

Weimer, Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice

Maki, Real-Time Student Assessment: Meeting the Imperative for Improved Time to Degree

Linder, Closing the Opportunity Gap, and Assuring Student Competencies for 21st-Century Needs

The Blended Course Design Workbook: A Practical Guide

Bloom, Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

Kelly, The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

Brooks, The Road to Character

Nichols, The Death of Expertise: The Campaign against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters

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