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Faculty Development Resources

Audiovisual Materials Donated by CAPE


NOTE:
The following webinars and audiovisual materials are available to WesternU faculty under a special license agreement. To access these materials from off-campus, you will be required to enter your WesternU username and password.

  1. Student ratings: their design, construction, and use . Madison, WI.: Magna Publications Inc.;2006. Presented by Raoul Arreol Call #: LB 3051 A7746 2006. There are two audio files – the first one contains the lecture and the second questions/answers.  Summary: Excellent discussion on faculty rating forms (FRFs) and how to interpret them for department chairs and faculty. The topics covered are the 10 steps in creating a FRF (but he recommends using commercial ones), when to administer FRFs to classes, what information should be used in evaluating an instructor, and the qualities that indicate teaching excellence.
    Part 1 – Lecture
    Part 2 – Questions/Answers
    Handouts (2.5MB PDF)
  2. Rethinking faculty work . Madison, WI: Magna Publications; 2007. Presented by Ann Austin, Judith Gappa, and Andrea Trice. Call #: LB 2331.72 R484 2007.  Summary: Faculty and administrators will hear the reasons for providing faculty with support to do their best work and looking at some “best practice” policies that can strengthen institutions by making faculty more productive/satisfied with their careers. The book Rethinking Faculty Work: Higher Education’s Strategic Imperative contains details on all discussed topics. Two topics included are the three types of faculty appointments and problems that this can cause and ways to treat all faculty equally.
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    Handouts (955K PDF)
  3. Promoting faculty career development through assessment [must use handout during audio for slides]. Madison, WI.: MagnaPublications Inc.;2006. Call#: LB 2332.6 P7666 2006. There are two audio files - the first one contains the lecture and the second questions/answers. Summary: This sixty-three (63) minute presentation will be of value for faculty and department chairs. Discussion covers both a practical faculty assessment program and how to promote individual faculty development. Handout contains worksheets for assessing faculty development.
    Part 1 – Lecture
    Part 2 – Questions/Answers
    Handouts (2.5MB PDF)
  4. The chair’s role in fostering department collegiality. Madison, WI: Magna Publication;2007. Presented by Bob Cipriano. Call#: LB 2341 C435 2007. Summary: Excellent one (1) hour visual and auditory Webinar which contains down-to-earth suggestions on the role of a department chair. The discussion on the importance of a collegial work environment was emphasized and he gave an interesting suggestion on how to deal with “toxic” tenured faculty members. It should be reviewed not only by all department chairs, but also other administrators and faculty.
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    Handouts (682K PDF)
  5. Building bridges between academic affairs and student affairs . Madison, WI.: Magna Publications Inc.;2006. Presented by Mitchel Livingston and Lucy Croft. Call#: LB 2342 B855 2006. There are two audio files – the first one contains the lecture and questions/answers and the second questions/answers only. Summary:  Two high level University administrators from Student Affairs discuss how and why Academic Affairs and Student Affairs should jointly work together to enhance the institution.
    Part 1 – Lecture
    Part 2 – Questions/Answer
    Handouts (1.2MB PDF)
  6. Survival strategies for teaching large classes. Madison, WI: Magna Publications;2008. Presented by Peter Saunders. Call#: LB 2331 S878 2008. Summary: Discussion on teaching classes larger than 60 students. Topics include: Challenges, Resource recommendations, Getting learners to share, Motivating learners, Assessment activities, Reduce lecture time, Learning styles and establishing and enforcing expectations. He presents the students point of view.
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    Handouts (2MB PDF)
  7. Building learning communities with RSS fees, wikis, and blogs [90 minute CDl]. Madison, WI: Magna Publications;2007. Presented by Norman Garrett. Call#: LB 1044.87 B855 2007. Summary: Excellent primer for educators who would like to understand the technical tools and their application/limitations for self organizing collaborative student study groups. Practical advice on what he has found works for his classes.
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    Handouts (782K PDF)
  8. Using the college disciplinary process to promote student ethical development. Madison, WI.: Magna Publicatios Inc.;2006. Presented by Gary Pavela. Call#: LB 3609 U8564 2006. The first audio file contains talk and the second audio file questions/answers. Summary: Discussion on designing college ethical development programs and honor codes. There are 15 principles for designing ethical development programs. University personnel need to model ethical behavior for the students. 
    Part 1 – Lecture
    Part 2 – Questions/Answers
    Handouts (1.5MB PDF)
  9. Getting started with student learning assessment. Magna Online Seminars; 2008 Webinar. Presented by Linda Suskie. First of a series of three (3) presentations. [audiovisual material - available from CAPE office]. Summary: A one (1) hour beginning primer encompassing the student assessment process. Assessment is “deciding what we want our students to learn and making sure they learn it!” This presentation provides a good overview and guidance for someone wishing to learn about the assessment process. Topics include the identification and articulating learning goals, setting standards, and aligning goals, curricula, and pedagogies.
  10. Choosing a published instrument to assess student learning. Magna Online Seminars; 2008 Webinar. Presented by Linda Suskie. Second of a series of three (3) presentations. [audiovisual material available from- CAPE office]. Summary: A one (1) hour discussion on the value of constructing local instruments for evaluating students as well as utilizing standardized tests. Local instruments create a sense of ownership and involve many people. The discussion is focused primarily on undergraduate students.
  11. Developing [your own] tools and strategies to assess student learning. Magna Online Seminars; 2008 Webinar. Presented by Linda Suskie. Third of a series of three (3) presentations. [audiovisualmaterial - available from CAPE office]. Summary: A one (1) hour presentation. Topics include testing, what is “good” assessment, direct and indirect assessment evidence, rubrics (scoring guides), multiple choice testing and reflective writing.
  12. Using Malcolm Baldrige criteria to improve organizational performance [documents only, no audiovisuals]. Wichita, KS: Wichita StateUniversity;2004. Call#: LB 2341 U856 2004. Summary: The reader can look at the documents submitted by WSU. The Baldrige Award is given by the President of the United States to businesses—manufacturing and service, small and large—and to education and health care organizations that apply and are judged to be outstanding in seven areas: Leadership, Strategic planning, Student, stakeholder, and market focus, Measurement, analysis, and knowledge management, Faculty and staff focus, Process management, and Organizational performance results. This CD contains Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Adobe Acrobat documents that can serve as a guide on how Wichita State Univ. obtained a Malcolm Baldrige award.
  13. Coordinating an institutional assessment program best practices and examples [audiovisual material]. Bluefield, WV: Bluefield StateCollege;2005. Call#: LB 2331.63 C667 20059.
  14. Facilitating higher order thinking in student learning [audiovisual material]. Pomona, CA: Western University of Health Sciences Office of Institutional Research; 2006. Call#:LB 2395.35 F335 200610.

Publications Donated by CAPE

Assessment

  1. Anderson LW, Bourke SF. Assessing affective characteristics in the schools. 2nd ed. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum; 2000. Call #: LB 3051 A698 2000
  2. Anderson LW, Krathwohl DR, Bloom BS. A taxonomy for learning, teaching, and assessing : a revision of Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives. Complete ed. New York: Longman; 2001. Call #: LB 17 T29 2001
  3. Banta TW. Building a scholarship of assessment. 1st ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass; 2002. Call #: LB 2366 B85 2002
  4. Banta TW. Portfolio assessment : an assessment update collection. 1st ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass; 2003. Call #: LB 1029.P67 P657 2003
  5. Banta TW. Hallmarks of effective outcomes assessments : an assessment update collection. 1st ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass; 2004. Call #: LB 1728 H3556 2004
  6. Berk RA. Thirteen strategies to measure college teaching : a consumer’s guide to rating scale construction, assessment, and decision making for faculty, administrators, and clinicians. 1st ed. Sterling, Va.: Stylus Pub.; 2006. Call#: LB 2333 B47 2006
  7. Chatterji M. Designing and using tools for educational assessment. Boston: Allyn and Bacon; 2003. Call#: LB 3051 C453 2003
  8. De Cossart L, Fish D. Cultivating a thinking surgeon : new perspectives on clinical teaching, learning and assessment. Harley: TFM; 2005. Call#: LB 2331.H4 C8585 2005
  9. Diamond RM. Designing and assessing courses and curricula: a practical guide. Rev. ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers; 1998. Call#: LB 2806.15 D5 1998
  10. Gronlund NE. Assessment of student achievement. 8th ed. Boston: Pearson/A and B; 2006. Call#: LB 3060.65 G766 2005
  11. Huba ME, Freed JE. Learner-centered assessment on college campuses: shifting the focus from teaching to learning. Boston: Allyn and Bacon; 2000. Call#: LB 2331 H83 2000
  12.  Johnson DW, Johnson RT. Meaningful assessment: a manageable and cooperative process. Boston: Allyn and Bacon; 2002. Call#: LB 3051 J568 2002
  13. McDonald M. Systematic assessment of learning outcomes : developing multiplechoice exams. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers; 2002. Call#: LB 3060.32.M85 M33 2002
  14. O’Connor AB. Clinical instruction and evaluation: a teaching resource. 2nd ed. Sudbury, Mass.: Jones and Bartlett Publishers; 2006.  Call#: LB 2331.H4 O18C 2006
  15. Palomba CA, Banta TW. Assessment essentials: planning, implementing, and improving assessment in higher education. 1st ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers; 1999. Call#: LB 2366.2 P35 1999
  16. Palomba CA, Banta TW. Assessing student competence in accredited disciplines: pioneering approaches to assessment in higher education. 1st ed. Sterling, Va.: Stylus; 2001. Call#: LC 1072.S73 A88 2001
  17. 17. Popham WJ. Modern educational measurement : practical guidelines for educational leaders. 3rd ed. Boston: Allyn and Bacon; 2000. Call#:LB 3051 P6143 2000
  18. Stuart CC. Assessment, supervision, and support in clinical practice: a guide for nurses, midwives, and other health professionals. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone; 2003. Call#: LB 2331.H4 S929A 2003
  19. Walvoord BEF. Assessment clear and simple: a practical guide for institutions, departments, and general education. 1st ed. Sa Francisco: Jossey-Bass; 2004. Call#: LB 2822.75 W35 2004
  20. Wiggins GP. Educative assessment: designing assessments to inform and improve student performance. 1st ed. San Francisco, Calif.: Jossey-Bass; 1998. Call#: LB 3051 W495 1998
  21. Lyons RE, McIntosh M, Kysilka ML. Teaching college in an age of accountability. Boston: Allyn and Bacon; 2003. Call#: LB 2331 L96 2003

Critical Thinking

  1. Alfaro-LeFevre R. Critical thinking and clinical judgment : a practical approach. 3rd ed. St. Louis, Mo.: Saunders; 2004. Call #: LB 2331.H4 A385ca 2004
  2. Fisher A. Critical thinking : an introduction. Cambridge, U.K. ; New York: Cambridge University Press; 2001. Call#: BF 441 F497 2001
  3. Moore BN, Parker R. Critical thinking. 8th ed. Boston: McGraw Hill; 2007. Call#: BF 441 M66 2007
  4. White L. Critical thinking in practical/vocational nursing. Albany: Delmar/Thomson Learning; 2002. Call#: LB 2331.H4 W585C 2002
  5. 5. Wilkinson JM. Nursing process and critical thinking. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall; 2001. Call#: LB 2331.H4 W686N 2001
  6. Winningham ML, Preusser BA. Critical thinking in medical-surgical settings : a case study approach. 2nd ed. St. Louis: Mosby; 2001. Call#: LB 2331.H4 W776C 2001
  7. De Cossart L, Fish D. Cultivating a thinking surgeon : new perspectives on clinical teaching, learning and assessment. Harley: TFM; 2005. Call#: LB 2331.H4 C8585 2005

Learning Techniques

  1. Barkley EF, Cross KP, Major CH. Collaborative learning techniques : a handbook for college faculty. 1st ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass; 2005. Call#: LB 1032 B318 2005
  2. Billings DM, Halstead JA. Teaching in nursing : a guide for faculty. 2nd ed. St. Louis, Mo: Elsevier Saunders; 2005. Call#: LB 2331.N4 T2517 2005
  3. Dick W, Carey L, Carey JO. The systematic design of instruction. 6th ed. Boston: Pearson/Allyn & Bacon; 2005. Call#: LB 1028.38 D53 2005
  4. Filene PG. The joy of teaching : a practical guide for new college instructors. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press; 2005. Call#: LB 2331 F493 2005
  5. Fink LD. Creating significant learning experiences : an integrated approach to designing college courses. 1st ed. San Francisco, Calif.: Jossey-Bass; 2003. Call#: LB 2331 F495 2003
  6. Ko SS, Rossen S. Teaching online : a practical guide. 2nd ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin; 2004. Call#: LB 2395.7 K67 2004
  7. Kuh GD, Documenting Effective Educational Practice (Project). Student success in college : creating conditions that matter. 1st ed. Sa Francisco: Jossey-Bass; 2005. Call#: LB 2343.32 S79 2005
  8. Lattuca LR. Creating interdisciplinarity : interdisciplinary research and teaching among college and university faculty. 1st ed. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press; 2001. Call#: LB 2361 L33 200
  9. Lowenstein AJ, Bradshaw MJ, Fuszard B. Fuszard’s innovative teaching strategies in nursing. 3rd, rev. ed. Gaithersburg, Md.: Aspen Publishers; 2001. Call#: LB 2331.N4 F9962 2001
  10. Marzano RJ. Designing a new taxonomy of educational objectives. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Corwin Press; 2001. Call#: LB 17 M39 2001
  11. McKeachie WJ, Svinicki MD, Hofer BK. McKeachie’s teaching tips : strategies, research, and theory for college and university teachers. 12th ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin; 2006. Call#: LB 1738 M35 2006
  12. Michaelsen LK, Knight AB, Fink LD. Team-based learning : a transformative use of small groups in college teaching. 1st pbk. ed. Sterling, VA: Stylus Pub.; 2004. Call#: LB 1032 T38 2004
  13. Novotny J. Distance education in nursing. New York, NY: Springer; 2000. Call#: LB 2331.H4 D6138 2000
  14. O’Connor AB. Clinical instruction and evaluation : a teaching resource. 2nd ed. Sudbury, Mass.: Jones and Bartlett Publishers; 2006. Call#: LB 2331.H4 O18C 2006
  15. Ohio State University. College of Education., Ohio State University. Bureau of Educational Research and Service. Theory into practice : revising Bloom’s taxonomy. Autumn 2002, vol.41, no. 4 ed. Columbus: College of Education Ohio State University. Call#: LB 17 T29R 2002
  16. O’Neil CA, Fisher CA, Newbold SK. Developing an online course : best practices for nurse educators. New York, NY: Springer Pub. Co; 2004. Call#: LB 2331.N4 O58D 2004
  17. Palloff RM, Pratt K. Building learning communities in cyberspace : effective strategies for the online classroom. 1st ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers; 1999. Call#: LC 5805 P35 1999
  18. Pascarella ET, Terenzini PT. How college affects students : a third decade of research. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass; 2005. Call#: LA 229 P34 2005
  19. Schwartz PL, Webb G, Mennin S. Problem-based learning : case studies, experience and practice. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing; 2001. Call#: LB 1027.42 P962 2001
  20. VanderStoep SW, Pintrich PR. Learning to learn : the skill and will of college success. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall; 2003. Call#: LB 2395 V395 2003
  21. Weimer M. Learner-centered teaching : five key changes to practice. 1st ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass; 2002. Call#: LB 2331 W39 2002