Feed on

With Spring Break rapidly approaching, what better time than now to check out the Kaneb Center’s library?  Housed at the Kaneb Center are hundreds of books, periodicals, and other materials on a variety of topics related to teaching and learning in higher education.  Whether you’ll be traveling or staying in town, borrowing and reading one of our exceptional books on teaching and learning can be a great way to unwind while also getting great ideas for your classroom when classes resume.  Have a book or topic in mind?  You can search our collection through ND’s library website.  Having trouble deciding what to borrow?  Here are a few of our favorites:

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School
John Medina; Pear Press; 2008. 301 pages.

The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life
Parker Palmer; Jossey-Bass; 2007. 272 pages.

Discussion as a Way of Teaching: Tools and Techniques for Democratic Classrooms, 2nd Ed.
Stephen Brookfield and Stephen Preskill; Jossey-Bass; 2005. 336 pages.

How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching
Susan Ambrose, et al.; Wiley; 2010. 336 Pages

The Last Lecture
Randy Pausch; Hyperion; 2008. 206 pages.

Peer Review of Teaching: A Sourcebook, 2nd. Ed.
Nancy Van Note Chism; Jossey-Bass; 2007. 228 pages.

Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery, 2nd Ed.
Garr Reynolds; New Riders; 2011. 312 pages.

Teaching in Eden: Lessons from Cedar Point
John Janovy; Routledge; 2003. 208 pages.

Teaching for Critical Thinking: Tools & Techniques to Help Students Question Their Assumptions
Stephen Brookfield; Jossey-Bass; 2011. 304 pages.

Teaching What You Don’t Know
Therese Huston; Harvard University Press; 2009. 320 pages.

Teaching with Your Mouth Shut
Donald Finkel; Heineman; 2000. 208 pages.

What the Best College Teachers Do
Ken Bain; Harvard University Press; 2004. 224 pages.

What Video Games Have to Teach Us about Learning and Literacy, 2nd Ed.
James Paul Gee; Palgrave Macmillan; 2008. 256 pages.

To borrow an item, visit us, call, or send an email request.  Happy reading!

Comments are closed.

Copyright © 2010 | Kaneb Center for Teaching & Learning | kaneb@nd.edu | 574-631-9146