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Teaching as a Subversive Activity

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Describing and Measuring STEM Teaching Practices

I think you can order print copies of this from AAAS. 

Description here: http://www.aaas.org/news/new-aaas-resources-support-undergraduate-stem-education-reform

Download here: http://ccliconference.org/measuring-teaching-practices/

Much more focused on assessment.

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How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience & School

How People Learn is a classic - I don’t think you can go wrong with it. 

Survey of ed psych and cognitive science research.

Full text available online. 

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?isbn=0309070368

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Reaching Students: What Research Says About Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineering

I haven’t read this one yet but it is hot of the presses and likely to get some attention. I believe that it is an attempt to connect teachers to the Discipline-Based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering (2012) also NAS.

Full text available online.

http://www.nap.edu/catalog/18687/reaching-students-what-research-says-about-effective-instruction-in-undergraduate

National Research Council. Reaching Students: What Research Says About Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineering. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2015.

 

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Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology: The Digital Revolution and Schooling in America

https://llk.media.mit.edu/courses/readings/Collins-Rethinking-Education.pdf

I found this to be a pretty forward looking discussion about the impact of technology on education. The link leads to a summary of the argument that might help you decide if you want to read it all.

 

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