Resources

Do you want to learn more?

The Center for Teaching Excellence hosts a Moodle site with a number of teaching resources The Moodle site is available to all Oxy faculty.  Just follow the link below, log in using your Oxy username and password.  Alternatively, you can log on to Moodle, then click on the “Center for Teaching Excellence" link under “My Courses" (in the Navigation box).  https://moodle.oxy.edu/course/view.php?id=9480

The CTE also has a small library of books, journals, and newsletters that Oxy faculty may browse and borrow at their convenience.  Please contact the CTE Director should you want to peruse this scholarship.

Finally, the CTE highly recommends the following books, which  Oxy faculty have found useful as they developed their pedagogical skills and techniques.

Recommended reading:

Wilbert McKeatchie. Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers. 13th edition. Wadsworth Publishing, 2010.

Susan Ambrose et al. How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching. Jossey-Bass, 2010.

Elizabeth F. Barkley. Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty. Jossey-Bass, 2009.

Barbara Gross Davis. Tools for Teaching. Jossey-Bass, 2009.

James Lang. On Course: A week-by-week guide to your first year of college teaching. Harvard University Press, 2008.

Peter Filene. The Joy of Teaching: A Practical Guide for New College Instructors. University of North Carolina Press, 2005.

Ken Bain. What the Best College Teachers Do. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2004.

Rachel Connelly and Kristen Ghodsee. Professor Mommy: Finding Work-Family Balance in Academia. Rowman & Littlefield, 2011.