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Teaching Series

Foundations for Teaching and Learning is a series of presentations for faculty new to teaching*, providing opportunities for learning, networking, and mentoring. 

*Participation from faculty with less than five years of experience is highly encouraged, and the series is open to any educator interested in improving their teaching skills.


Included in this page:

Resources for Foundations in Teaching and Learning

Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind
Scott Barry Kaufman

Teaching Online: A Guide to Theory, Research, and Practice 
( A Hopkins Series on Education and Technology)
Claire Howell Major

Are You Fully Charged?: The 3 Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life
Tom Rath

Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All
Tom Kelley

Minds on Fire: How Role-Immersion Games Transform College
Mark C. Carnes

Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)
Christian Rudder

The Seven Futures of American Education: Improving Learning & Teaching in a Screen-Captured World
John Sener

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products
Nir Eyal

Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology
Michelle D. Miller

Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability (3rd Edition)
(Voices That Matter)
Steve Krug

What the Best College Students Do
Ken Bain

Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning
Peter C. Brown

The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere
Kevin Carey

Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences
Nancy Duarte

What the Best College Teachers Do
Ken Bain

Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning
James M. Lang

Discussion in the College Classroom: Getting Your Students Engaged and Participating in Person and Online 1st Edition
Jay R. Howard

Brain Rules (Updated and Expanded): 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School Second Edition Edition
John Medina  

Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers 2nd Edition
Thomas A. Angelo, K. Patricia Cross 

How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching 1st Edition
Susan A. Ambrose, Michael W. Bridges, Michele DiPietro, Marsha C. Lovett, Marie K. Norman, Richard Mayer

Telling Ain’t Training:  Updated, Expanded, Enhanced,  2nd Edition
Harold D. Stolovitch, Erica J. Keeps

How to Teach Adults: Plan Your Class, Teach Your Students, Change the World, Expanded Edition
Dan Spalding

Teaching Adults: A Practical Guide for New Teachers (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education)
Ralph G. Brockett

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance 
Angela Duckworth

Quiet:  The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
Susan Cain

Make It Stick:  The Science of Successful Learning
Peter C. Brown and Henry L. Roediger III

Teaching with  Your Mouth Shut
Donald Finkel

Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman

Teaching for Critical Thinking: Tools and Techniques to Help Students Question Their Assumptions
Stephen Brookfield

The Skillful Teacher:  On Technique, Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom
Stephen Brookfield

Previous Sessions 

Teaching as Research

Identifying Appropriate Research Questions
Tegrity recording:
Session Agenda (PDF)

Designing Your Dream Educational Study
Tegrity recording:
Session Agenda (PDF)
Writing and Publishing Your Study
Tegrity recording:
Session Agenda (PDF)
Examples of Educational Research Projects
Tegrity recording:
Session Agenda (PDF)

Mentors and Mentees

Tools For Mentors & Mentees Presents: Part 1: Where Does Your Time Go? Learn How To Prioritize And Manage Your Time
Tools for Mentors & Mentees Presents: How to Tell the Story of Your Research 

Tools for Mentors & Mentees Presents: Ace RePORTER - Tips on Using the NIH Awards Database



Tools for Mentors & Mentees: Having Difficult Conversations 


Tools for Mentors & Mentees: "Negotiation Skills" 



Types of NIH and Agency Grants Available; Which One is Right for Me 
Understanding Economic & Fiscal Realities for Successful Academic Careers   
Stress Management & Work Life Balance 
Addressing Collegial Relationships   
Conflict Resolution & Communication   
Motivating Mentees & Team Building 
Fall 2013 
Building a Career as an Educator   
Fall 2013 
Tips on Research Career Development and Promotion 
NIH Peer Review Process 

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