The CTE is offering a drop-in book club for faculty to discuss books about pedagogy. You can download most of these books from the Oxy library or reach out to the CTE Director to receive a hard copy.
Fall 2020: Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone
by Thomas J. Tobin and Kirsten T. Behling
Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone is aimed at faculty members, faculty-service staff, disability support providers, student-service staff, campus leaders, and graduate students who want to strengthen the engagement, interaction, and performance of all college students.
Summer 2020: Small Teaching Online
by Flower Darby
The concept of small teaching is simple: small and strategic changes have enormous power to improve student learning. Instructors face unique and specific challenges when teaching an online course. This book offers small teaching strategies that will positively impact the online classroom.
Spring 2020: Teaching to Transgress
by bell hooks
Hooks—writer, teacher, and insurgent black intellectual—writes about a new kind of education, education as the practice of freedom. Teaching students to "transgress" against racial, sexual, and class boundaries in order to achieve the gift of freedom is, for hooks, the teacher's most important goal.
Fall 2019: Creating Wicked Students: Designing Courses for a Complex World
by Paul Hanstedt
In this book, Hanstedt argues that courses can and should be designed to present students with what are known as “wicked problems” because the skills of dealing with such knotty problems are what will best prepare them for life after college.