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The books below were provided in Jim Donohue's bibliography from the Avid Workshop on August 16, 2012.    

Books:

Ambrose, S. A. (2010). How learning works: Seven research-based principles for smart teaching. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
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Anderson, T. H., & Armbruster, B. B. (1991). The value of taking notes during lectures. In Flippo, R. F. & Caverly, D. C. (Eds.), Teaching reading & study strategies at the college level. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Angelo, T. A. (1993).  Classroom assessment techniques: A handbook for college teachersSan Francisco: CA: Jossey-Bass. 

Armbruster, B. B. (2000). Taking notes from lectures. In Flippo, R. A. & Caverly, D. C. (Eds.), Handbook of college reading and study strategy research. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Bain, Ken. (2004). What the best college teachers do. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 

Barkley, E. F. (2010). Student engagement techniques: A handbook for college faculty. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 

Barkley, E. F. (2005). Collaborative learning techniques: A handbook for college faculty.  San Francisco, CA:  Jossey-Bass.

Bean, J. C. (2011).  Engaging ideas: The professor’s guide to integrating writing, critical thinking, and active learning in the classroom.  San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Bjork, E. L., & Bjork, R. A. (2011). Making things hard on yourself, but in a good way: Creating desirable difficulties to enhance learning. In M. A. Gernsbacher, M. A., Pew, R. W., Hough, L. M., Pomerantz, J. R. (Eds.). Psychology and the real world: Essays illustrating fundamental contributions to society. New York, NY: Worth Publishers. 

Cantor, Joanne (2009). Conquer cyberoverload. Madison, WI: Cyberoutlook Press.
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Davis, B. G. (2009).  Tools for teaching.  San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Downing, S. (2008). On Course.  Boston, MA: Wadsworth Pubishing Company.

Freire, P. (2000). Pedagogy of the oppressed. New York, NY: Continuum Intl Pub Group.

Graff, G. (2010). They say, I say: The moves that matter in academic writing. New York, NY: W. W. Norton. [title on order]

Johnson, D., Johnson, R. (2002). An overview of cooperative learning. In Thousand, Villa, & Nevin (Eds). (2002). Creativity and collaborative learning. Baltimore, MA: Brookes Press.

Kuh, G., Kinzie, J., Schutt, J. & Whitt, E. (2005). Student success in college: Creating conditions that matter. Washington, DC: Jossey-Bass Incorporated Pub.

Light, G. (2013). Making scientists: Six principles for effective college teaching. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
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Marzano, R., Pickering, D., & Pollock, J. (2001). Classroom instruction that works: Research-based strategies for increasing student achievement. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Palmer, P. J. (1998).  The courage to teach: Exploring the inner landscape of a teacher’s life. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 

Pascarella, E. T., & Terenzini, P. T. (2005). How college affects students: Findings and insights from twenty years of research. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub.

Pauk, W. (2010). How to study in college. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.

Staley, C. (2003). 50 Ways to leave your lectern. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Stanfield, R. (Ed.). (2002). The art of focused conversation: 100 ways to access group wisdom in the workplace. Gabriola Island, BC, Canada: The Canadian Institute for Cultural Affairs New Society Publishers.

Weimer, M. (2013). Learner-centered teaching: Five key changes to practice. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 
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