Other Specific Topics Related to Teaching (general education theory/practice [including learning styles], techniques, presentation skills, etc. )

James A. Anderson and Maurianne Adams, Acknowledging the Learning Styles of Diverse Student Populations : Implications for Instructional Design, 49 NEW DIRECTIONS FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING 19 (1992).

Lauren W. Anderson et al, A Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching, and Assessing :
A Revision of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives (Longman, complete ed. 2001)

Thomas A. Angelo,  A Teacher's Dozen: Fourteen General Research-Based Principles for Improving Higher Learning in Our Classrooms, 45 AAHE BULLETIN no. 8 3ff (April 1993).

Thomas A. Angelo and K. Patricia Cross, Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2d ed. 1993).

R. J. Areglado, R. C. Bradley and P. S. Lane. Learning for Life: Creating Classrooms for Self-Directed Learning (Corwin Press, 1996).

Robert K. Atkinson, Optimizing Learning from Examples Using Animated Pedagogical Agents, 94 JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 416 (June 2002).

David P. Ausubel, The Facilitation of Meaningful Verbal Meaning in the Classroom, 12 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST 162 (1977).

Lawrence Baines and Gregory Stanley, Constructivism and the Role of Teacher: We Still Want to See the Teacher, 82 PHI DELTA KAPPAN  695 (May 2001).

James M. Banner and Harold C. Cannon, Elements of Teaching (Yale University Press, 1997).

Connie L. Blakemore, Comparisons of Teacher Presentation and Development of Content: Implications for Effectiveness of Teaching, 85 PERCEPTUAL AND MOTOR SKILLS 963 (December 1997).

Benjamin S. Bloom, Taxonomy of Educational Objectives: The Classification of Educational Goals (Longmans, Green, 1956).

Charles C. Bonwell and James A. Eison, Active Learning: Creating Excitement in the

Classroom (School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University, 1991).

Stephen D. Brookfield, Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher (Jossey-Bass, 1995).

Stephen D. Brookfield, The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust and Responsiveness in the Classroom (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1990).

Stephen Brookfield, Understanding and Facilitating Adult Learning : A Comprehensive Analysis of Principles and Effective Practices (Open University Press, 1986, 1994).

Jerome S. Bruner, Toward a Theory of Instruction (Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1966).

Kathleen A. Butler, Learning and Teaching Style in Theory and Practice (rev. 2d ed. 1987).

Renate N. Caine and Geoffrey Caine,  Making Connections: Teaching and the Human Brain  (Addison-Wesley, 1994).

Renee Cambiano et al, Learning Style Preferences Relating the Adult Students, 4 ACADEMIC EXCHANGE QUARTERLY 41 (Summer 2000).

D.G.  Campbell, 100 Ways to Improve Teaching Using Your Voice and Music (Hawker Brownlow Education, 1992).

Joan Caulfield et al.,  Brain-Based Instruction in Action, 58 EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP 62 (2000).

Lyn Corno and Ellen B. Mandinach. The Role of Cognitive Engagement in Classroom Learning and Motivation, 18 no. 2 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST 88 (1983).

W. R. Cozier, Individual Learners: Personality Differences in Education (Routledge, 1997).

Ruth V. Curtis and C. Herbert Carson, The Application of Motivational Design to Bibliographic Instruction, 9 RESEARCH STRATEGIES 130 (Summer 1991)

Bart Dahmer, Kinder, Gentler Ice Breakers, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 47 (August 1992).

Barbara Gross David, Tools for Teaching (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1993)

Martin Delahoussaye, The Perfect Learner: An Expert Debate on Learning Styles, 39 TRAINING 28 (May 2002).

Myron H. Dembo, Teaching for Learning: Applying Educational Psychology in the Classroom (Goodyear Publishing Co., 3d ed.  1988).

Stephen Denning, The Springboard: How Storytelling Ignites Action in Knowledge-Era Organizations (Butterworth/Heinneman, 2000).

John Dewey, Experience and Education (MacMillan Co., 1938).

John Dewey, How We Think (Dover Publications 1997, 1910).

William A. Draves, Energizing the Learning Environment (Learning Resources Network, 1995).

Marcy Driscoll, Psychology of Learning for Instruction (Allyn & Bacon, 2nd ed.  2000). (3rd ed. forthcoming)

Rita Dunn. Rita Dunn Answers Questions on Learning Styles, 48 EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP 15 (October 1990)

Rita Dunn and Kenneth Dunn, Ten Ways to Make the Classroom a Better Place to Learn, 94 no. 5  INSTRUCTOR 60 (February 1983).

Kenneth E. Eble, The Craft of Teaching: A Guide to Mastering the Professor's Art

(Jossey-Bass, 2d ed. 1988).

R. Edwards, A. Hansen and P. Raggatt, eds., Boundaries of Adult Learning (Routledge, 1996).

Kieran Ega, The Educated Mind: How Cognitive Tools Shape Our Understanding (University of Chicago Press, 1997).

Mary-Jane Eisen and Elizabeth J. Tisdell, Team Teaching and Learning in Adult Education (Jossey-Bass, 2000).

James Eison, Confidence in the Classroom: Ten Maxims for the New Teacher, 38 no. 1 COLLEGE TEACHING  21 (January 1990).

Stephen N. Elliott et al., Educational Psychology: Effective Teaching, Effective Learning (2d ed., Brown and Benchmark, 1996).

Leona M. English and Marie A. Gilen, Addressing the Spiritual Dimensions of Adult Learning: What Educators Can Do (Jossey-Bass, 2000).

Stanford C. Erickson, The Essence of Good Teaching (Jossey-Bass, 1984).

Stephen, N., Elliott, Thomas R. Fratochwill, Joan Littlefield, and John F. Travers. Educational Psychology: Effective Teaching, Effective Learning (Brown & Benchmark, 2d ed.  1996).

Peter T. Ewell, Organizing for Learning: A New Imperative, 50 AAHE BULLETIN 3 (December 1997).

Richard M. Felder, Matters of Style, 6 ASEE PRISM 18 (December 1996).

Peggy Friedman and Robert Alley, Learning/Teaching Styles: Applying the Principles, 23 THEORY INTO PRACTICE no. 1 77 (Winter 1984).

Danielle D. Flannery, Applying Cognitive Learning Theory to Adult Learning (Jossey-Bass, 1993).

Stephen F. Foster, Ten Principles of Learning Revised in Accordance with Cognitive Psychology: With Implications for Teaching, 21 no. 3 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST  235 (Summer 1986).

Paolo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed (Herder and Herder, 1970).

Robert M. Gagné, The Conditions of Learning (Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 4th ed., 1985).

Howard Gardner, Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences (Basic Books, 1983).

Howard Gardner, The Mind’s New Science: A History of the Cognitive Revolution (Basic Books, 1985).

Randle Gedeon, Enhancing a Large Lecture with Active Learning, 15 RESEARCH STRATEGIES 301 (1997).

Robert Glaser, The Reemergence of Learning Theory within Instructional Research, 45 AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGIST 29 (January 1990).

Robert Glaser and Miriam Bassok, Learning Theory and the Study of Instruction,  40 ANNUAL REVIEW OF PSYCHOLOGY 631(1989).

Daniel Goleman, Emotional Intelligence (Bantam Books, 1996),

Pat Burke Guild, Where Do the Learning Theories Overlap?, 55 EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP 30 (September 1997).

Jean M. Harris, Presentation Skills for Teachers (Kogan Page, 1995).

Leslie A Hart, Human Brain, Human Learning (Books for Educators, updated ed., 1998).

Timothy G. Hatcher, The Ins and Outs of Self-Directed Learning, 51 TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 34 (Fall 1997).

Susan Rickey Hatfield, Seven Principles in Action: Improving Undergraduate Education (Anker Pub. Co, 1995).

James C. Hendrix, Cooperative Learning: Building a Democratic Community, 69 CLEARING HOUSE 333 (July-August 1996).

B. R. Hergenhahn, An Introduction to Theories of Learning (Prentice-Hall, 1988).

Ron Hoff, I Can See You Naked: A Fearless Guide to Making Great Presentations (Andrews and McMeel, 1992).

Donald D. Hoffman, Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We See (W.W. Norton, 1998).

Jo Hoffman, Flexible Grouping in the Multiage Classroom, 41 THEORY INTO PRACTICE 47 (Winter 2002).

Cyril Houle, The Inquiring Mind (University of Wisconsin Press, 1961).

Mary Huba and Jann E. Freed, Learner Centered Assessment on College Campusus: Shifting the Focus from Teaching to Learning  (Allyn and Bacon, 2000).

Ronald Hyman and Barbara Rosoff, Matching Learning and Teaching Styles: The Jug and What’s in It, 23 THEORY INTO PRACTICE 35 (Winter 1984).


Lucy Cheser Jacobs and Clinton I. Chase, Developing and Using Tests Effectively: A Guide for Faculty (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1992).

Robert C. Jeffrey and Owen Peterson, Speech: A Text with Adapted Readings (Harper and Row, 1980).

David H. Jonassen and Barbara L. Grawbowski, Handbook of Individual Differences, Learning and Instruction (1993).

James W. Keefe, ed., Profiling and Utilizing Learning Styles (NAASP. 1988).

John M. Keller, Strategies for Stimulating the Motivation to Learn, 26 no. 8 PERFORMANCE AND INSTRUCTION JOURNAL 1 (1987).

Marcia W. Keyser, Active Learning and Cooperative Learning: Understanding the Difference and Using Both Styles Effectively, 17 RESEARCH STRATEGIES 35 (2000).

Kim H. Knight et al, Relationship of Connected and Separate Knowing to the Learning Styles of Kolb, Formal Reasoning and Intelligence, 37 SEX ROLES 401 (September 1997).

Malcolm S. Knowles et al, The Adult Learner: The Definitive Classic in Adult Education and Human Resource Development (Gulf Pub. Co., 5th ed., 1998). (original: A Neglected Species: Adult Learners)

Malcolm S.  Knowles, Andragogy in Action (Jossey-Bass, 1984)

Malcolm S.  Knowles and Hulda Knowles, Introduction to Group Dynamics (Association Press, revised ed., 1972).

Malcolm S.  Knowles, Modern Practice of Adult Education: From Andragogy to Pedagogy (Follet, 1980).

Malcolm S. Knowles, Self-Directed Learning: A Guide for Learners and Teachers (Association Press, 1975).

David A. Kolb, Experiential Learning: Experience As a Source of Learning and Development (Prentice-Hall, 1984)

R. Kotulak, Inside the Brain: Revolutionary Discoveries of How the Mind Works (Andrews and McMeel, 1996).

PN Johnson Laird, The Computer and the Mind: An Introduction to Cognitive Science (Harvard University Press, 1998).

E. Langer, The Power of Mindful Learning (Addison-Wesley, 1997).

Gordon D. Lawrence, People Types and Tiger Stripes: A Practical Guide to Learning Styles (3rd ed. 1993).

David Lazear, Eight Ways of Knowing: Teaching for Multiple Intelligences (Skylight Professional Development, 3rd ed., 1998).

Loring Leifer et al, Follow the Yellow Brick Road: Learning to Give, Take and Use Instructions (Bantam Doubleday, 1992).

Joel R. Levin, Four Cognitive Principles of Learning Strategy Instruction." Special Issue: Learning Strategies, 21 no. 1–2  EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST  3 (Winter/Spring 1986).

Eduard C. Lindeman, Meaning of Adult Education (New Republic, 1926).

Joseph Lowman, Mastering the Techniques of Teaching (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2d ed. , 1995)

Robert F. Mager,  How to Turn Learners On—Without Turning Them Off: Ways to Ignite Interest in Learning (Center for Effective Performance, 3d. completely rev. ed. 1997).

Robert  F. Mager, Preparing Instructional Objectives (Center for Effective Performance, 3rd ed. 1997).

A.H. Maslow and Robert Frager, Motivation and Personality (Harper and Row, 3rd ed. 1987).

Wilbert J. McKeachie, Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research and Theory for College and University Teachers (Houghton Mifflin, 10th ed. 1999).

Sharan B. Merriam and Rosemary S. Caffarella, Learning in Adulthood: A Comprehensive Guide (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2d ed. 1999).

Chet Meyers and Thomas B. Jones. Promoting Active Learning: Strategies for the College Classroom (Jossey-Bass, 1993).

Jack Mezirow, Fostering Critical Reflection in Adulthood: A Guide to Transformative and Emancipatory Learning (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1990).

Jack Mezirow, Transformative Dimensions of Adult Learning (Jossey-Bass, 1991).

Gary Mitchell, The Trainer’s Handbook: The AMA Guide to Effective Training (American Management Association, 3rd ed. 1998).

Deena J. Morganti and F. C. Buckalew, The Benefits of Team Teaching, 9 RESEARCH STRATEGIES 195 (Fall 1991).

Craig E. Nelson, Critical Thinking and Collaborative Learning, 59 NEW DIRECTIONS FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING 45 (1994).

Carolyn D. Nilson, Training for Non-Trainers: A Do-It-Yourself Guide for Managers (American Management Association, 1990).

Joseph Donald Novak, Creating and Using Knowledge: Concept Maps as Facilitative Tools in Schools and Corporations (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1998).

Annemarie Sullivan Palinscar and Leslie Rupert Herrenkohl, Designing Collaborative Learning Contexts, 41 THEORY INTO PRACTICE 26 (Winter 2002).

Parker J. Palmer, The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life (Jossey-Bass, 1998).

Jonathan K. Parker, Lecturing and Loving It: Applying the Information Processing Model, 67 CLEARING HOUSE 8 (September/October 1993).

Marge Philbin, Elizabeth Meier, Sherri Huffman, and Patricia Boverie, A Survey of Gender and Learning Styles, 32 no. 7/8 SEX ROLES 485  (1995).

Neil Postman and Charles Weingarten, Teaching As a Subversive Activity (Delacorte Press, 1971).

Bob Powers, Instructor Excellence: Mastering the Delivery of Training (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1992).

Nido R. Quebin, How to Be a Great Communictor: In Person, on Paper and on the Podium (Wiley, 1997).

Stephen Rayner and Richard Riding, Toward a Categorization of Cognitive Styles and Learning Styles,  17 no. 2 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY  5 (1997).

R.J. Riding, Cognitive Learning Styles and Learning Strategies: Understanding Style Differences in Learning and Behavior (Fulton Publishers, 1998).

Ron Ritchhart, Intellectual Character: What It Is, Why It Matters and How to Get It (Jossey-Bass, 2002).

Carl Rogers and H. Jerome Freiburg, Freedom to Learn (Maxwell MacMillan International 3rd ed. 1994).

David Roland, The Confident Performer (Currency Press; Nick Hern Books, 1997).

Seymour Barnard Sarason, Teaching As a Performing Art (Teachers College Press, 1999).

Kathleen Schmalz and Arlene Moliterno, Developing Presentation Skills: A Guide for Effective Instruction (Allyn & Bacon, 2001).

R. Schmeck ed., Learning Strategies and Learning Styles  (Plenum Press, 1996).

Louis Schmier, Random Thoughts: The Humanity of Teaching (Magna Publications, 1995).

Peter M. Senge, The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization (Doubleday/Currency, 1990).

Mel Silberman and Melvin L. Silberman, Active Learning: 101 Strategies to Teach Any Subject (Allyn and Bacon, 1996).

Harvey Silver et al,  Integrating Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences, 55 EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP 22 (September 1997).

Ronald R. Sims and Serbrenia J. Sims,  The Importance of Learning Styles: Understanding the Implications for Learning, Course Design and Education (Greenwood Press, 1995)

Silverman, Sharon L. Learning and Development: Making Connections to Enhance Teaching. (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2000).

M. Cecil Smith and Thomas Pourchot, Adult Learning and Development: Perspectives from Educational Psychology (Erlbaum Associates, 1998).

Terry C. Smith, Making Successful Presentations: A Self-Teaching Guide. (Wiley,  2d ed. 1991).

Marshall Spector, ‘Look at Me!’: A Teaching Primer, 49 CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION B15 (September 27, 2002).

Steven A. Stahl, Different Strokes for Different Folks: A Critique of Learning Styles, 23 no. 3 AMERICAN EDUCATOR  27 (1999).

Robert J. Sternberg and Elena L. Grigorenko. Are Cognitive Styles Still in Style? 52 no. 7 AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGIST 700 (July 1997).

Robert J.  Sternberg and Li-fang Zhang, Perspectives On Thinking, Learning and Cognitive Styles (Erlbaum Associates, 2001).

Robert J. Sternberg, Thinking Styles  (Cambridge University Press, 1997)

Deborah Stipek,  Motivation to Learn: From Theory to Practice (Prentice-Hall, 2d ed. 1993.).

Harry D. Stolovitch, Telling Ain’t Training: Why Training Fails, What Makes Training Successful, How You and Your Learners Can Achieve Astonishing Results  (ASTD, 2002).

Ron Su et al, From Implicit Skills to Explicit Knowledge: A Bottom-Up Model of Skill Learning, 25 COGNITIVE SCIENCE 203 (March 2001).

Linda Suskie, Fair Assessment Practices: Giving Students Equitable Opportunities to Demonstrate Learning, 52 AAHE BULLETIN 7 (May 2000).

R. Sylvester,. A Celebration of Neurons: An Educator's Guide to the Human Brain (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1995).

Kathleen Taylor et al, Developing Adult Learners: Strategies for Teachers and Trainers (Jossey-Bass, 2001).

Edward Thorndike, Adult Learning (MacMillan Company, 1928).

William M. Timpson, Teaching As Performing: A Guide to Energizing Your Public Presentation (Prentice Hall, 1982).

Jane Kathryn Vella, Paula Berardinelli, and Jim Burrow. How Do They Know They Know?: Evaluating Adult Learning (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1998).

Richard L. Weaver, Effective Lecturing Techniques: Alternatives to Classroom Boredom, 7 NEW DIRECTIONS IN TEACHING 31 (Winter 1982).

Keith Weber, Matthew M. Martin and Brian R. Patterson, Teacher Behavior, Student Interest and Affective Learning: Putting Theory to Practice, 29 JOURNAL OF APPLIED COMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH 71 (February 2001).

Noreen M. Webb, Sydney H. Farivar and Ann M. Mastergeorge,  Productive Helping in Cooperative Groups, 41 THEORY INTO PRACTICE 13 (Winter 2002).

Lilyan Wilder, Seven Steps to Fearless Speaking (Wiley, 1999).


Advisor Team, Keirsey Temperament Sorter II http://www.advisorteam.com/user/ktsintro.asp

American Association for Higher Education http://www.aahe.org/

American Society for Training and Development http://www.astd.org/index_IE.html

Berkeley Compendium of Suggestions for Teaching with Excellence http://teaching.berkeley.edu/compendium/

Center for Problem-Based Learning http://www.imsa.edu/team/cpbl/cpbl.html

Constructivism, Instructivism and Related Sites http://www.emtech.net/links/construc.htm

Educational Psychology Interactive http://chiron.valdosta.edu/whuitt/materials/elecfile.html

ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career and Vocational Education http://ericacve.org/index.asp

ERIC Clearinghouse on Evaluation and Assessment http://ericae.net/ftlib.htm

Funderstanding, About Learning http://www.funderstanding.com/about_learning.cfm

History of Influences in the Development of Intelligence Theory and Testing http://www.indiana.edu/~intell/

 Index of Learning Styles (Solomon and Felder) http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public//ILSpage.html

Interconnections http://www.interconnections.co.uk/Market/PCFG/learn/lrntest.htm

Learning Style and Multiple Intelligence http://www.ldpride.net/learningstyles.MI.htm

Learning Styles Network http://www.learningstyles.net/

Multiples Intelligences Developmental Assessment (Midas) http://www.angelfire.com/oh/themidas/

New Horizons for Learning http://www.newhorizons.org/

Paragon Learning Style Inventory http://www.oswego.edu/~shindler/plsi/ 

Practical Classroom Applications of Current Brain Research http://brains.org/index.htm

Psychology of Education http://www.psych-ed.org/

TIPS (The Theory into Practice Database) http://tip.psychology.org/

VARK: A Guide to Learning Styles http://www.vark-learn.com/english/index.asp


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