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UMBC Faculty Development Center

UMBC Faculty Handbook


Handouts and "Cheat Sheets":

    Top Teaching Books:

    • Ambrose, S, et al. (2010) How learning works: Seven research-based principles for smart teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Angelo, T. A., & Cross, K. P. (1993). Classroom assessment techniques: A handbook for college teachers (Second Ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Bain, K. (2004). What the best college teachers do. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
    • Barkley, E. (2009) Student engagement techniques: A handbook for college faculty. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Bean, J. C. (2011). Engaging ideas: The professor's guide to integrating writing, critical thinking, and active learning in the classroom (Second edition). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Nilson, L. (2010) Teaching at its best: A research-based resource for college instructors (Third edition). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
    • Walvoord, B. E., & Anderson, V. J. (2010). Effective grading: A tool for learning and assessment in college (Second edition). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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