Teaching Resources

The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life

This book builds on a simple premise: good teaching cannot be reduced to technique but is rooted in the identity and integrity of the teacher. 

The Craft of Research

A practical guide to how to think through the process of researching a project.

The Future Scholar: Researching and Teaching the Frameworks for Writing and Information Literacy

Two dozen teachers, librarians, administrators, and writing center professionals share their expertise and insights on successfully utilizing the frameworks for writing and information literacy. 
Open Textbooks at SUNY

The Information Literacy User’s Guide: An Open, Online Textbook

The Information Literacy User’s Guide introduces students to critical concepts of information literacy as defined for the information-infused and technology-rich environment in which they

The National Teaching and Learning Forum

Practice-focused newsletter with summations of SoTL findings, plus columns on “what works” for assignments and in-class teaching.

The New Instruction Librarian: A Workbook for Trainers and Learners

Roadmap specifically for librarians who are new to instruction, or who are charged with training someone who is new.

The One-Shot Library Instruction Survival Guide

Strategies to guide students towards meeting instructors' expectations for critical thinking. Includes sections on active learning, assessment, and the ACRL Framework.

The Primary Source Research Matrix

Research relevant to the classroom use of primary sources from the Teaching Primary Source Consortium Group and the Educational Development Center.

Understanding by Design

This book, written by Wiggins and McTighe, explains the rationale of backward design and explores in greater depth the meaning of such key ideas as essential questions and transfer tasks.

User-Centered Design for First Year Library Instruction Programs

This book focuses on the elements found when designing a library instruction program: Design, Implementation, and Administration.