The new research on teaching and learning is extensive and powerful.  We encourage you to read some of the best of it, and to discuss your thoughts and reactions with your colleagues.  The CTL will provide the books and help with the organization.  You supply the ideas.

Recommended Titles:

Ambrose, Susan et al. How Learning Works:  Research -Based Principles for Smart Teaching.

Doyle, Terry.  Learner-Centered Teaching:  Putting the Research on Learning Into Practice.

Lang, James.  Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning.

Oslund, Christy.  Supporting College and University Students with Invisible Disabilities.


Take a look at the Center for Teaching and Learning Resource Library for more ideas.  If you would like to form a book group, please email Jyl Gentzler at