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Below are highlights from our recent library acquisitions. Stop by the Center for Teaching to browse our over 700 books and resources in person.

Note that clicking on the book titles below will lead you to the ACORN records for the books listed. These records provide information on call numbers and availability of these books in the Vanderbilt library system.

Qualitative Research: A Guide to Design and Implementation

May 1, 2010 — Qualitative Research: A Guide to Design and Implementation , by Sharan B. Merriam, Jossey-Bass, 2009. From the publisher: This thoroughly revised and updated classic once again presents a practical guide to understanding, designing and conducting a qualitative research study, as well as, helps readers understand the theoretical and philosophical underpinning of this research paradigm. The...... KEEP READING »


Exploring Signature Pedagogies: Approaches to Teaching Disciplinary Habits of Mind

May 1, 2010 — Exploring Signature Pedagogies: Approaches to Teaching Disciplinary Habits of Mind, by Regan A. R. Gurung, Nancy L. Chick, and Aeron Haynie, Stylus Publishing, 2009. From the foreword… How do individual disciplines foster deep learning, and get students to think like disciplinary experts? With contributions from the sciences, humanities, and the arts, this book critically explores...... KEEP READING »


The Teaching Portfolio: A practical guide to improved performance and promotion/tenure decisions, 3rd Edition

May 1, 2010 — The Teaching Portfolio:  A practical guide to improved performance and promotion/tenure decisions, 3rd Edition, by Peter Seldin, Anker Publishing Co., 2004. From the foreword… Since the publication of the first edition of this best-selling guide, tens of thousands of faculty have used The Teaching Portfolio: A practical guide to improved performance and promotion/tenure decisions to prepare...... KEEP READING »


Tools for Teaching, 2nd Edition, by Barbara Gross Davis

February 1, 2010 — Tools for Teaching, 2nd edition, by Barbara Gross Davis, Jossey-Bass, 2009. From the publisher… “This is the long-awaited update on the bestselling book that offers a practical, accessible reference manual for faculty in any discipline. This new edition contains up-to-date information on technology as well as expanding on the ideas and strategies presented in the...... KEEP READING »


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