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Books Available from the Library

Faculty Mentoring (Ebook)

The book provides step-by-step guidelines for setting up, planning, and facilitating mentoring programs for new faculty members, whether one-on-one, or using a successful group model developed and refined over twenty-five years by the authors.

Adjunct Faculty Voices

Stories abound regarding the poor working conditions in which most adjunct faculty labor, yet many of those that employ adjunct faculty are unaware of how the conditions impact an adjunct's ability to teach effectively. Adjunct Faculty Voices gives a voice to this growing population.

First-Year Teacher's Survival Guide (Ebook)

Bestselling resource for new teachers--complete with discussion questions, downloadable handouts, and a staff development guide.

What's Next for Student Veterans?

Veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have enrolled in colleges and universities in record numbers. This new edited collection presents findings with a focus on data-driven evidence of academic success factors, including persistence, retention, degree completion, and employment after college.

Trans* in College

This is both a personal book that offers an account of the author's own trans* identity and a deeply engaged study of trans* collegians that reveals the complexities of trans* identities, and how these students navigate the trans* oppression present throughout society and their institutions, create community and resilience, and establish meaning and control in a world that assumes binary genders.

The New Science of Learning

Learning to learn is the key skill for tomorrow. This breakthrough book builds the foundation every student needs, from freshman orientation to graduate school.

Developing Faculty Learning Communities at Two-Year Colleges

This book introduces community college faculty and faculty developers to the use of faculty learning communities (FLCs) as a means for faculty themselves to investigate and surmount student learning problems they encounter in their classrooms.

Teaching Interculturally

This book provides faculty and instructors with a theoretical foundation, practical tools, and an iterative and reflective process for designing and implementing an intercultural pedagogy.

Teaching Across Cultural Strengths (Ebook)

This comprehensive guide addresses the continuing gaps in our knowledge about the role of culture in learning; and offers an empirically-based framework and model, together with practical strategies, to assist faculty in transforming college teaching for all their students.

Facilitating Seven Ways of Learning

Research on learning clearly demonstrates that learning is not one thing, but many. The authors provide the reader with a conceptual approach for selecting appropriate teaching strategies for different types of content, and for achieving specific learning objectives.

Taking College Teaching Seriously: Pedagogy Matters! (Ebook)

This book presents a model of embedded professional development, which capitalizes on the affordances of technology to enable groups of faculty to examine their practice in a non-evaluative context, but with a clear focus on improvement.

Small Teaching (Ebook)

James Lang presents a strategy for improving student learning with a series of modest but powerful changes that make a big difference--many of which can be put into practice in a single class period.

Creating Significant Learning Experiences (Ebook)

This edition shows how to use a taxonomy of significant learning and systematically combine the best research-based practices for learning-centered teaching with a teaching strategy in a way that results in powerful learning experiences for students.

Featured TED Talk

From the TED Site: "Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has two powerful stories to tell -- of her own life's transformation, and of the untapped potential of girls around the world. Can we transform the world by unlocking the greatness of girls?"

Incorporating General Education in the Disciplines

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Community College Reform: Pathways

Frederick Community College prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment.