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QEP Office

The QEP Office is located in ER329.

Phone: 539-7335 or 539-7053

Web Page: http://www.pstcc.edu/qep/

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Books

Angelo, Thomas. Classroom Assessment and Research:  An Update on Uses, Approaches, and Research Findings. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, No. 75. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998. Print. (3 copies)

Angelo, Thomas A. Classroom Research:  Early Lessons from Success. New Directions for Teaching and Learning,  No. 46. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc. Publishers, 1991. Print.

Barkley, St Elizabeth F. Student Engagement Techniques. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2010. Print. (2 copies)

Bean, John C. Engaging Ideas: The Professor's Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2011. Print. (6 copies)

Becker, Karen, et. al. Understanding and Engaging Under-Resourced College Students: A Fresh Look At the Influence of Economic Class on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Highland, TX: aha! Process, Inc., 2009. Print.

Clason, Marmy A.  and John A. Beck. On The Edge of Success. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2003. Print.

Costa , Arthur L. and Bena Kallick. Habits of Mind across the Curriculum: Practical and Creative Strategies for Teachers. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2009. Print.

Cross, K. Patricia. Adults As Learners: Increasing Participation and Facilitating Learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1981. Print.

Cross, K. Patricia and Mimi Harris Steadman. Classroom Research. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc. Publishers, 1996. Print.

Cross, K. Patricia. Collaborative Learning 101. The Cross Papers, Number 4. Mission Viejo, CA: League for Innovation in the Community College Educational Testing Service, February 2000. Print. (2 copies)

Cross, K. Patricia. Developing Professional Fitness Through Classroom Assessment and Classroom Research. The Cross Papers, Number 1. Mission Viejo, CA: League for Innovation in the Community College Educational Testing Service, September 1997. Print.

Cross, K. Patricia. Learning is About Making Connections . The Cross Papers, Number 3. Mission Viejo, CA: League for Innovation in the Community College Educational Testing Service, June 1999. Print. (2 copies)

Cross, K. Patricia. Motivation:  Er…Will That Be on the Test?  The Cross Papers, Number 5. Mission Viejo, CA: League for Innovation in the Community College Educational Testing Service, February 2001. Print. (2 copies)

Cross, K. Patricia. Opening Windows on Learning. The Cross Papers, Number 2. Mission Viejo, CA: League for Innovation in the Community College Educational Testing Service, June 1998. Print. (7 copies)

Cross,  K. Patricia. The Role of Class Discussion in the Learning-Centered Classroom.

The Cross Papers, Number 6. Phoenix, AZ: League for Innovation in the Community College Educational Testing Service, March 2002, January 2003. Print.

DeLong, Matt and Dale Winter. Learning to Teach & Teaching to Learn. Washington, D.C.: Mathematical Association of America, 2002. Print.

Doyle, Terry . Helping Students Learn in a Learner-Centered Environment. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing LLC, 2008. Print

Duffy, Donna Killian and Janet Wright Jones. Teaching Within the Rhythms of the Semester .

San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc. Publishers, 1995.  Print. (5 copies)

Floyd, Deborah L., Rivka A. Felsher, and Angela M. Garcia Falconetti. Applied and Workforce Baccalaureates. New Directions for Community Colleges, No. 158. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2012. Print.

Gahagan, Jimmie, John Dingfelder, and Katharine Pei.  A Faculty and Staff Guide to Creating Learning Outcomes. National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience & Students in Transition/University of South Carolina. Columbia, SC: 2010. Print.  (2 copies)

Grubb, W. Norton and Associates. Honored But Invisible: An Inside look At Teaching In Community Colleges. New York: Routledge, 1999. Print.

Hastings, Nancy Baxter. A Fresh Start for Collegiate Mathematics. Washington, D.C.: Mathematical Association of America, 2006. Print.

Hinkle, Dennis E., William Wiersma, and Stephen G. Jurs. Applied Statistics For the Behavioral Sciences. 4th ed. Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998. Print.

Krantz, Steven G. How To Teach Mathematics. 2nd ed.  Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 1999. Print.

Lang, James M. On Course. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008. Print.

Lyons,Richard E., Marcella L. Kysilka, and George E. Pawlas. The Adjunct Professor’s Guide to Success, Allyn and Bacon,  Boston, MA: 1999. Print.

McKeachie, Wilbert J.  McKeachie’s Teaching Tips. 11th ed. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2002. Print.

Milliron, Mark David and Cindy Miles. Technology, Learning, and Community (TLC): Perspectives from Teaching Excellence Award Recipients. Mission Viejo, CA: League for Innovation in the Community College SCT, Nov. 1998. Print.

Nichols, James O. Assessment Case Studies:  Common Issues in Implementation With Various Campus Approaches to Resolution. New York: Agathon Press, 1995. Print.

Nichols, Karen W. and James O. Nichols. The Department Head’s Guide to Assessment Implementation in Administrative and Educational Support Units. New York: Agathon Press, 2000. Print.

Nichols, James O. The Departmental Guide and Record Book for Student Outcomes Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness . New York: Agathon Press, 1995. Print. (2 copies)

Nichols, James O. Institutional Effectiveness and Outcomes Assessment Implementation on Campus:  A Practitioner’s Handbook. New York: Agathon Press, 1989. Print.

Nichols, James O. A Practitioner’s Handbook for Institutional Effectiveness and Student Outcomes Assessment Implementation. New York:  Agathon Press, 1991. Print.

Nichols, James O. A Practitioner’s Handbook for Institutional Effectiveness and Student Outcomes Assessment Implementation.  3rd ed. New York: Agathon Press, 1995. Print.

Nolting, Paul D. Math Study Skills Workbook. 4th ed. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning, 2010. Print.

O’Banion Terry, A Learning College for the 21st Century. Westport, CT : Oryx Press, 1997. Print.

Palmer, Parker J. The Courage To Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life. 10th Anniversary Edition.  San Francisco: Jossey- Bass Publishers, 2007. Print. (book and CD)

Payne, Ruby K. A Framework for Understanding Poverty: A Cognitive Approach. 5th ed. Highlands, TX: aha! Process, Inc., 2013. Print.

Svinicki, Marilla and Wilbert J. McKeachie.  McKeachie’s Teaching Tips. 13th ed.  Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2011. Print.

Templeton, Jane Farley. The Focus Group (Revised Edition).  Chicago:  Irwin Professional Publishing. 1994. Print

Wholey,  Joseph , Harry P. Hatry, and Kathryn E. Newcomer, eds. Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1994. Print.

Wilson, Cynthia D., et al. Learning Outcomes for the 21st Century:  Report of a Community College Study. Mission Viejo, CA: League for Innovation in the Community College and The Pew Charitable Trusts, February 2000. Print.

 

The books listed above are only a sample of the books available. Search the library's catalog using the following subject terms for many more:

  • Academic Achievement United States
  • Classroom Management
  • Community Colleges -- United States
  • Curriculum Planning United States
  • Effective Teaching
  • Learning, Psychology of
  • Motivation in Education

The books listed above are only a sample of the e-books available. Search the library's catalog using the following subject terms for many more:

  • Academic Achievement United States
  • Classroom Management
  • Curriculum Planning United States
  • Effective Teaching
  • Learning, Psychology of
  • Motivation in Education
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