Call Number: General Collection ; LC213.2 .A78 2023
Publication Date: 2023-02-06
Written by renowned teaching and learning experts, this guide offers concrete steps to help any instructor striving to ensure that all students--and, in particular, historically underserved students--have an equal chance for success.
This book makes the case for assessment of student learning as a vehicle for equity in higher education. The book proceeds through a framework of "why, what, how, and now what." The opening chapters present the case for infusing equity into assessment, arguing that assessment professionals can and should be activists in advancing equity, given the historic and systemic use of assessment as an impediment to the educational access and attainment of historically marginalized populations.
Call Number: LC4069.6 .A82 2021 (Four copies in the UC System, one physical copy located at UCD Library)
Publication Date: 2021-05-18
The experiences of first-generation college students are not monolithic. The nexus of identities matter, and this book is intended to challenge the reader to explore what it means to be a first-generation college student in higher education.
Flipped learning is an approach to the design and instruction of classes through which, with appropriate guidance, students gain their first exposure to new concepts and material prior to class, thus freeing up time duringclass for the activities where students typically need the most help, such as applications of the basic material and engaging in deeper discussions and creative work with it.
Inclusive instruction is teaching that recognizes and affirms a student's social identity as an important influence on teaching and learning processes, and that works to create an environment in which students are able to learn from the course, their peers, and the teacher while still being their authentic selves.
What makes grading so difficult to talk about (and even harder to change)? A brief history of grading --
The case for change : how traditional grading thwarts effective and equitable teaching and learning.
Teaching about race and racism can be a difficult business. In this book, Cyndi Kernahan argues that you can be honest and unflinching in your teaching about racism while also providing a compassionate learning environment that allows for mistakes and avoids shaming students. She provides evidence for how learning works with respect to race and racism along with practical teaching strategies rooted in that evidence to help instructors feel more confident.
This book provides an introduction to ALCs, briefly covering their history and then synthesizing the research on these spaces to provide faculty with empirically based, practical guidance on how to use these unfamiliar spaces effectively.
Blended (also called hybrid) classrooms, in which face-to-face interaction is intentionally combined with online activities to aid student learning, are becoming more and more common. The Blended Course Design Workbook meets the need for a user-friendly resource that provides faculty members and administrators with instructions, activities, tools, templates, and deadlines to guide them through the process of revising their traditional face-to-face course into a blended format.
What is preventing your students from performing according to expectations? Saundra McGuire offers a simple but profound answer: If you teach students how to learn and give them simple, straightforward strategies to use, they can significantly increase their learning and performance.
A guide to thirty-five creative assignments for pairs and groups. Collaborative Learning Techniques is the bestseller that college and university faculty around the world have used to help them make the most of small group learning.
McKeachie's Teaching Tips by Wilbert McKeachie; Marilla Svinicki
Call Number: Blaisdell Lib LB1738 S969t 2014
Publication Date: 2014
This indispensable handbook provides helpful strategies for dealing with both the everyday challenges of university teaching and those that arise in efforts to maximize learning for every student.
This book is the perfect next step in the journey to understand the benefits of scholarly teaching." --Gary Poole, director, Centre for Teaching and Academic Growth; founding director, Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, University of British Columbia
Research has identified cooperative learning as one of the ten High Impact Practices that improve student learning. If you've been interested in cooperative learning but wondered how it would work in your discipline, this book provides the necessary theory, and a wide range of concrete examples.
Praise for How Learning Works "How Learning Works is the perfect title for this excellent book. Drawing upon new research in psychology, education, and cognitive science, the authors have demystified a complex topic into clear explanations of seven powerful learning principles.
The mission of the Center of Educational Effectiveness (CEE) is to promote effective learning for all UC Davis students. CEE offers consultations, workshops, grants and other resources to support learning and teaching at UC Davis. For more information about CEE, visit our website at cee.ucdavis.edu/