Reading Groups

The LTC sponsors semester-long groups of faculty and staff who read current books about teaching and learning. Participants receive free copies of the books in exchange for attending designated sessions in the LTC where they share their insights on the texts with their group.

Fall 2018 Book Reads

Blindspot: Hidden Bias of Good People by Mahzaring R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greewald

Facilitated by Kenya Crosson and Suki Kwon, LTC Faculty Development Fellows for Diversity and Inclusion

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Fast Effective Assessment: How to Reduce Your Workload and Improve Student Learning by Glen Pearsall

Facilitated by Beth Harrison, Director of the Office of Learning Resources

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Books discussed at past Reading Groups

Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning

Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation

Supersurvivors: The Link Between Suffering and Success

Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty

Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions

Grown Up Digital: How the Net Generation is Changing Your World

Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice

Diversity across the Curriculum: A Guide for Faculty in Higher Education

Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled-- and More Miserable Than Ever Before

The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

Teaching with Your Mouth Shut

The Unheard Voices:  Community Organizations and Service Learning

The Flipped Classroom

On Student Reading (or the Absence of Student Reading)

Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice, 2nd edition


Faculty Development