Kentucky Core Academic Standards
for Postsecondary Education

Best Practices for Highly Effective Teaching Module Resources

The connection between Senate Bill 1 (2009) and highly effective teaching practices

Sweet, C. (2008). Tales from real life: searching for answers. Retrieved from http://www.nea.org/home/34156.htm.

Delaney, J., Johnson, A., Johnson, T., & Treslan, D. (2010). Students’ perceptions of teaching in higher education. Retrieved from http://www.uwex.edu/disted/conference/Resource_library/handouts/28251_10H.pdf.

Devlin, M. & Samarawickrema, G. (2010). The criteria of effective teaching in a changing higher education context. Higher Education Research & Development, Vol.29, No.2, April 2010. Available online at http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all?content=10.1080/07294360903244398.

Fink, D. (2011). Designing instruction for significant learning. Retrieved from http://www.nea.org/home/34960.htm.

Ginsberg, S., & Bernstein, J. (2011). Growing scholarship of teaching and learning through institutional cultural change. Retrieved from http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/EJ915920.pdf.

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (2011). 2011-2015 strategic agenda “stronger by degrees”. Retrieved from http://cpe.ky.gov/planning/.

Persellin, D. & Goodrick, T. (2010). Faculty development in higher education: long-term impact of a summer teaching and learning workshop. Retrieved from http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/EJ882121.pdf.

Wiemer, M (2002). Learner-centered teaching: five key changes to practice. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Wilson, R. (2010). Why teaching is not priority no.1. Retrieved from http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Teaching-Is-Not-Priority/124301/.

Kentucky Teacher Standards. Retrieved from http://www.coe.eku.edu/courses/EDF- 103/presentations/KentuckyTeachingStandards.htm.

Research supporting highly effective teaching practices

AGPA. (2011) Best researched-based teaching practices. Retrieved from http://www.agpa.uakron.edu/p16/best-teaching-practices.php.

Brookfield, S. (1995) Becoming a critically reflective teacher. Expert from this book retrieved from http://nlu.nl.edu/academics/cas/ace/facultypapers/StephenBrookfield_Wisdom.cfm.

Chickering, A., Gamson, Z. (1987). Seven principles for good practice in undergraduate education. Retrieved from http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/intranet/committees/FacDevCom/guidebk/teachtip/7princip.htm.

Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence (n.d.). Principles of teaching & learning. Retrieved from http://www.cmu.edu/teaching/principles/index.html.

Kuh, G. (2008). High-impact educational practices. Retrieved from http://www.aacu.org/leap/hip.cfm.

University of Maryland. (2008). Richness and reach: a strategic plan for teaching, learning and technology (TLT). Retrieved from http://www.umbc.edu/oit/strategy/tltplan.pdf.

Weimer, M (2011). Standards and pedagogies of student engagement. Retrieved from http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/standards-and-the-pedagogies-ofstudent-engagement/.

Characteristics of highly effective teaching

Armstrong, P. & Stanton, K. (2011). Rethinking expectations about assignments. Retrieved from http://www.nea.org/home/34817.htm.

Blythe, H. & Sweet, C. (2008). Keeping your class C.R.I.S.P. – a refresher course. Retrieved from http://www.nea.org/home/34155.htm.

DiPietro, D. (2010). Research-based strategies to promote academic integrity. Retrieved from http://www.podnetwork.org/publications/teachingexcellence/09-10/V21,%20N5%20DiPietro.pdf.

Fink, D. (2011). Designing instruction for significant learning. Retrieved from http://www.nea.org/home/34960.htm.

Hodges, C. (2010). Engaging students, assessing learning – just a click away. Retrieved from http://www.podnetwork.org/publications/teachingexcellence/09-10/V21_N4_Hodges.pdf.

Huber, M., & Hutchings P. (2004) Integrative learning: mapping the terrain. Retrieved from http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/sites/default/files/publications/elibrary_pdf_636.pdf.

POD Network. (2007). What is faculty development? Retrieved from http://www.podnetwork.org/faculty_development/definitions.htm.

Rhem, J. (2010) Deep/surface approaches to learning in higher education: a research update. Retrieved from http://www.podnetwork.org/publications/teachingexcellence/09-10/V21,%20N8%20Rhem.pdf.

Turner, D. (2011). Teaching rigorous and reflective thinking. Retrieved from http://www.nea.org/home/34816.htm.

Weimer, M. (2011) Four characteristics of successful teachers. Retrieved from http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/philosophy-of-teaching/four-characteristics-of-successfulteachers/.

Best Practices in Action

DuFour, R. (2004). Schools as learning communities. Retrieved from http://pdonline.ascd.org/pd_online/secondary_reading/el200405_dufour.html.

McWilliam, E. (2008). Unlearning how to teach. Abstract retrieved from http://tinyurl.com/3f3vrrc.

National Education Association. (2011). Higher education best practices: teaching & learning. Retrieved from http://www.nea.org/home/33508.htm.

Taylor, M. (2009). Generation next goes to work: issues in workplace readiness and performance. Retrieved from http://www.taylorprograms.com/images/Gen_NeXt_article_HLC_07.pdf.

Taylor, M. (2010). Teaching generation next: a pedagogy for today’s learners. Retrieved from http://www.taylorprograms.com/images/Teaching_Gen_NeXt.pdf. The accompanying handout can be retrieved from http://www.hsc.unt.edu/qep/docs/Pedagogy/TaylorTeaching%20Today's%20Learners.pdf.

Wieman, C., Adams, W., Perkins, K. (2008). PhET: simulations that enhance learning. Retrieved from http://www.sciencemag.org/content/322/5902/682.full.pdf?sid=8d955a48-be63-4b84-a9ef-01b985772d.