References for Course Design

Barkley, Elizabeth, & Major, Claire. (2016). Learning Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 

Bean, J.C. (2011). Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 

Carlson, Dennis, & Marshall, Pamela A. (2009). Learning the Science of Research, Learning the Art of Teaching: Planning Backwards in a College Genetics Course, Bioscience Education, 13:1, 1-9,

Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence. (ND). The Educational Value of Course-level Learning Objectives/Outcomes.  Available Online

Fink, L. Dee. ( 2003).  A Self-Directed Guide to Designing Courses for Significant Learning.  Available Online

Klionsky, David. (2006). Why Don’t We Teach the Telephone Book? Available Online

Monahan, Nikki. (2015).   More Content Doesn’t Equal More Learning. Available Online

Nilson, Linda. (2016). Teaching at Its Best:  A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors. 4th  edition. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

O’Brien, J. G., Millis, B. J., & Cohen, M. G. (2008). The course syllabus: A learning-centered approach. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Stout, Julie. (2001).   Radical Course Revision: A Case Study. National Teaching and Learning Forum, 10:4, 1-5.

Whetten, David. (2007). Principles of Effective Course Design: What I Wish I Had Known about Learning-Centered Teaching 30 Years Ago. Journal of Management Education, 31:3, 339-357.