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Teaching Enhancement Services

Teaching Enhancement Services Resources

What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain describes the results of a fifteen-year study of nearly 100 college teachers, including how the "best" teachers were selected and what characterized the "best" teachers. This is a quick, interesting read.

McKeachie's Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers by Marilla D. Svinicki and Wilbert J. McKeachie is a great source for research-based strategies to improve student learning. The text has quick tips for meeting a class for the first time, facilitating discussion, making lectures more effective, motivation of students, assessment, and more.