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Faculty Development Library

The Ryan C. Harris Learning Teaching Center contains an extensive library of faculty professional development and organizational development books.


Examples of books in the collection: Developing Quality Dissertations in the Social Sciences, Tools for Teaching, The Learning Portfolio, Developing Learner-Centered Teaching, Organizing Higher Education for Collaboration, Best Practices for Supporting Adjunct Faculty, The Academic Chair’s Handbook, Teaching the Large College Class: A Guidebook for Instructors with Multitudes, Diversity Across the Curriculum: A Guide for Faculty in Higher Education, The Course Syllabus: A Learning Centered Approach, and The Formation of Scholars: Rethinking Doctoral Education for the Twenty- First Century.

Vocation & Calling Collection

A special “Vocation and Calling” collection is available in the Ryan C. Harris Learning Teaching Center (Roesch LIbrary Ground Floor) through the generosity of a NetVUE grant and continuing support of the Provost Office. This collection contains over 100 volumes of significant research and materials useful for vocation implementation across the curriculum.  You can search this collection through the library catalogue.

Inside the Studio Series Video Library

Inside the Studio videos feature topics of general academic interest drawn from the presenter’s field of study or academic interest.  The presenters included in this library are:

Susan Gardstrom, Irene Dickey, David Wright, Margaret Pinnell, Molly Schaller, and Stephen Wilhoit

Inside the Studio Library


Roesch Library provides online access to several professional development journals. These publications can be found through the Roesch Library online catalog or by using these links:

Click here to create your account and access the Teaching Professor (PDF)
The National Teaching and Learning Forum >>
The Journal of Excellence in College Teaching >>

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