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Faculty can borrow books on college teaching, teaching innovations and National Academy of Engineering publications on future teaching from the Engineering Teaching Excellence Institute.  These books are listed below.  For books that are also in the Cornell library,  faculty can request the books be delivered to their offices.

Books on Effective Teaching at the College Level and/or on Being an Effective Professor

  • Bain, Ken. What The Best College Teachers Do. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. Print.
  • Barone, Carole A., and Paul R. Hagner. Technology-Enhanced Teaching And Learning, Leading And Supporting the Transformation on Your Campus. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, 2001. Print.
  • Biggs, John, and Catherine Tang. Teaching For Quality Learning At University, What The Student Does. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Open University Press, 2007. Print.
  • Davis, Barbara Gross. Tools For Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993. Print.
  • Dolence, Michael G., and Donald M. Norris. Transforming Higher Education: A Vision for Learning in the 21st Century. Ann Arbor, MI: Society for College and University Planning, 1995. Print.
  • Duin, Ann Hill, Linda L. Baer, and Doreen Starke-Meyerring. Partnering In the Learning Marketspace. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, 2000. Print.
  • McKeachie, Wilbert J., and Marilla Svinicki. McKeachie's Teaching Tips, Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers. 12th ed. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co, 2006. Print.
  • Pellegrino, James W., Naomi Chudowsky, and Robert Glaser. Knowing What Students Know, The Science and Design of Educational Assessment. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 2001. Print.
  • Wankat, Phillip C. The Effective, Efficient Professor, Teaching, Scholarship, and Service. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2002. Print.
  • Wankat, Phillip C., and Frank S. Oreovicz. Teaching Engineering. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1993. Print.
  • Weimer, Maryellen, Joan L. Parrett, and Mary-Margaret Kerns. How Am I Teaching?, Forms And Activities For Acquiring Instructional Input. Madison, WI: Atwood Pub, 1988. Print.
  • Woods, Donald R. Problem-based Learning, Resources to gain the most from PBL. Canada,1995. Print.

National Academy of Engineering  on Future Teaching in Engineering

  • Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy of the 21st Century: An Agenda for American Science and Technology, and Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy. Rising Above The Gathering Storm, Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 2007. Print.
  • Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy of the 21st Century: An Agenda for American Science and Technology, and Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy. Rising Above The Gathering Storm, Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 2007. Print.
  • Committee on Understanding and Improving K-12 Engineering Education in the United States, and National Research Council. Engineering in K-12 Education, Understanding the Status and Improving the Prospects. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 2009. Print.
  • Atman, Cynthia J., Sheri D. Sheppard, Jennifer Turns, Robin S. Adams, and Lorraine N. Fleming. Enabling Engineering Student Success, The Final Report For The Center For The Advancement Of Engineering Education. San Rafael, CA: Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2010. Print.

Managing Research Groups

  • Bonetta, Laura. Making the Right Moves, A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty. 2nd ed. Chevy Chase, MD: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 2006. Print.

Outreach

  • Fenichel, Marilyn, and Heidi A. Schweingruber. Learning Science In Informal Environments, People, Places, And Pursuits. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 2010. Print.

Research in Education Related to Engineering

  • Mazur, Eric. Peer Instruction, A User's Manual. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1997. Print.
  • Towne, Lisa, and Richard J. Shavelson. Scientific Research in Education. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 2002. Print.
  • Tuitt, Frank, and Annie Howell. Race and Higher Education, Rethinking Pedagogy in Diverse College Classrooms. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Educational Review, 2003. Print.
  • Van Heuvelen, Alan. Activphysics 1 Workbook. Addison Wesley Publishing Company, 1998. Print.

Teaching With Technology

  • Luker, Mark A. Preparing Your Campus For A Networked Future. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, 2000. Print.
  • Oblinger, Diana G., and Richard N. Katz. The "E" Is for Everything: E-Commerce, E-Business, and E-Learning in Higher Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, 2000. Print.
  • Rudy, Julia A., Brian L. Hawkins, and William H. Wallace. Technology Everywhere, A Campus Agenda for Educating And Managing Workers in the Digital Age. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, 2002. Print.

Other

  • Bernstein, Paula. Family Ties, Corporate Bonds. New York: Henry Holt & Co, 1985. Print