Books About Teaching

Pedagogy - Not Discipline Specific

These books are good primers for teaching in the higher education setting, regardless of your discipline:

  • McKeachie, W. J., Svinicki, M. D., & Hofer, B. K. (2006). McKeachie's teaching tips: Strategies, research, and theory for college and university teachers. College teaching series. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
  • Davis, B. G. (1993). Tools for teaching. The Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

This list of other pedagogy books provides further reading for teaching in general. Many of these books are available in the UCF library.

Pedagogy - Discipline Specific

This list provides selected titles of books for teaching in specific disciplines. Note: this list has not been peer-reviewed.

Books in the Faculty Center Library

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Kathie Holland
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Ernest Smith
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Lindee Owens
College of Arts and Humanities Lindee  Owens Over the years, some things about my teaching have not changed. I always work hard to make that introduction to college relevant and rigorous. I badger and affirm students confident enough to question and volunteer, and use collaborative learning when a group’s strength cushions the personal risk that ac...