Faculty Resources

This collection of resources and the support efforts of our staff are aligned with our college values, especially:

Books Available to Faculty

The following titles are available for faculty lending. These titles are made available to faculty through the Title 3 grant, and by the Director of Teaching and Learning. Contact Martin Springborg for lending information.

Intentional Tech

Derek Bruff

Intentional Tech: Principles to Guide the Use of Educational Technology in College Teaching

Chalkboards and projectors are familiar tools for most college faculty, but when new technologies become available, instructors aren’t always sure how to integrate them into their teaching in meaningful ways. For faculty interested in supporting student learning, determining what’s possible and what’s useful can be challenging in the changing landscape of technology.

Arguing that teaching and learning goals should drive instructors’ technology use, not the other way around, Intentional Tech explores seven research-based principles for matching technology to pedagogy.

High Impact Practices in Online Education

Edited by Kathryn E. Linder and Chrysanthemum Mattison Hayes

High Impact Practices in Online Education

A primary goal of High-Impact Practices Online is to share the ways in which HIPs may need to be amended to meet the needs of online learners. Through specific examples and practical suggestions in each chapter, readers are introduced to concrete strategies for transitioning HIPs to the online environment that can be utilized across a range of disciplines and institution types. Each chapter of High-Impact Practices Online also references the most recent and relevant literature on each HIP so that readers are brought up to date on what makes online HIPs successful.

The book provides guidance on how best to implement HIPs to increase retention and completion for online learners.

Transparent Design in Higher Education Teaching and Leadership

Edited by Mary-Ann Winkelmes, Allison Boye and Suzanne Tapp

Transparency in Learning and Teaching

This book offers a comprehensive guide to the Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) framework that has convincingly demonstrated that implementation increases retention and improved outcomes for all students. Its premise is simple: to make learning processes explicit and equitably accessible for all students.

Meaningful Grading: A Guide for Faculty in the Arts

Natasha Haugnes, Hoag Holmgren, and Martin Springborg

Meaningful Grading: A Guide for Faculty in the Arts

Meaningful Grading: A Guide for Faculty in the Arts enables faculty to create and implement effective assessment methodologies—research based and field tested—in traditional and online classrooms. In doing so, the book reveals how the daunting challenges of grading in the arts can be turned into opportunities for deeper student learning, increased student engagement, and an enlivened pedagogy.

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