The following books are recommended for those seeking to improve the teaching/learning environment.
= Available through Inter-library Loan
Amy A. Germuth, Ph.D. , Compass Consulting Gorup
Technology Gateway Case Study: White County High School
Use of the SC ATE Technology Gateway Curriculum for Dropout Prevention
Burger, Carol J., Creamer, Elizabeth G., & Meszaros, Peggy G., eds.
Reconfiguring the Firewall: Recruiting Women to Information Technology across Cultures and Continents. Wellesley, MA: A K Peters, Ltd., 2007.
Campbell, W.E., & Smith, K.A., eds.
New Paradigms for College Teaching. Edina, MN: Interaction Book Co. 1997.
Fogarty, Robin J.
Problem-Based Learning and Other Curriculum Models for the Multiple Intelligences Classroom. Arlington Heights, IL: IRI Skylight Training & Publishing, Inc., 1997.
Johnson, David W., & Johnson, Roger T.
Meaningful and Manageable Assessment Through Cooperative Learning. Edina, MN: Interaction Book Co., 1996.
Johnson, David W., & Johnson, Roger T., & Smith, Karl A.
Active Learning: Cooperation in the College Classroom. Edina, MN: Interaction Book Co., 2006.
Starfield, Anthony, & Karl Smith, & Andrew Bleloch.
How to Model It: Problem Solving for the Computer Age. Edina, MN: Burgess International Group, Inc., 1994.
Wilkerson, L., & Gijselaers.
Bringing Problem-Based Learning to Higher Education: Theory and Practice. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, Inc, 1996.
Cunningham, James, and Norman Herr.
Hands-On Physics Activities with Real-Life Applications. West Nyack, NY: A Simon & Schuster Company, 1994.
PBL: An Inquiry Approach. Arlington Heights, IL: IRI Skylight Training and Publishing, Inc., 1998.
Invention and Impact: Building Excellence in Undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education, Conference Proceedings for the CCLI (Course, Curriculum & Laboratory Improvement) Conference held April 16-18, 2004 in Crystal City, Virginia
Friedman, Miles I.
No School Left Behind: How to Increase Student Achievement. Columbia, SC: The Institute for Evidence-Based Decision-Makin in Education, Inc., 2005.
Friedman, Miles I. & Fisher, Steven P.
Handbook on Effective Instructional Strategies: Evidence for Decision-Making. Columbia, SC: The Institute for Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Education, Inc., 1998.
Oakes, William C. & Leone, Les L. & Gunn, Craig J.
Engineering Your Future: A Comprehensive Approach. 5th ed. Okemos, MI: Great Lakes Press, Inc., 2006.
Baker, George A.
Team Building for Quality: Transitions in the American Community College. Washington, DC: American Association of Community Colleges, 1995.
Harvey, Eric, & Cottrell, David & Lucia, Al.
The Leadership Secrets of Santa Clause. Dallas, TX: Performance Systems Corporation, 2003.
Cottrell, David & Harvey, Eric
Leadership Courage: Leadership Strategies for Individual and Organizational Success. Dallas, TX: Performance Systems Corporation & Cornerstone Leadership Institute, 2004.
12 Choices…That Lead to Your Success. Dallas, TX: David Cottrell, 2005.
Rothwell, William J., & Sullivan, Roland, eds.
Practicing Organization Development: A Guide for Consultants. 2nd ed.
New Technologies and New Skills: Two-Year Colleges at the Vanguard of Modernization. Chapel Hill, NC: Regional Technology Strategies, Inc., 1995.
We’re Born to Learn: Using the Brain’s Natural Learning process to Create Today’s Curriculum. Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press, 2003.
The Quiet Crisis: How Higher Education is Failing America. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing Company, Inc., 2004.
McKeachie, Wilbert J., & Barbara K. Hofer.
Teaching Tips. 11th ed. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2002.
Marquardt, Michael J.
Action Learning in Action: Transforming Problems and People for the World-Class Organizational Learning. Palo Alto, CA: American Society for Training and Development, 1999.
Gradowski, Gail, Snavely, Loanne & Dempsey, Paula eds.
Designs for Active Learning: A Sourcebook of Classroom Strategies for Information Education. Chicago, IL: The Association, 1998.
Silberman, Melvin L.
Active Learning: 101 Strategies to Teach Any Subject. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 1996.
Meyers, Chet & Jones, Thomas B.
Promoting Active Learning: Strategies for the College Classroom. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 1993.
SC ATE National Resource Center for Engineering Technology Education
Logging on to the Future Through Engineering Technology Education
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