Books

Books on a variety of teaching and learning topics are available for sale as print or e-books from Amazon. Our books are a cost effective way to consume professional development on a range of topics on effective teaching strategies. Each title features a theme-based collection of the best content from our newsletters, 20-Minute Mentors, and online seminars. Discounted bulk sales can be ordered from Magna customer service.

Titles include:
 

The College Teacher’s Handbook: A Resource Collection for New Faculty

The College Teacher’s Handbook: A Resource Collection for New Faculty

The College Teacher’s Handbook: A Resource Collection for New Faculty provides the essential tools and information that any new teacher in higher education needs to confidently lead a college classroom. This collection, which compiles more than 50 of the finest articles from The Teaching Professor newsletter, Online Classroom newsletter, and Magna 20-Minute Mentors, serves as a convenient professional development resource for new faculty, and a training tool for academic leaders and faculty developers across all levels of higher education.
 


Faculty Development: A Resource Collection for Academic Leaders

Faculty Development: A Resource Collection for Academic Leaders

If you’re looking for concrete ideas that will help boost faculty development on your campus, look no further than Faculty Development: A Resource Collection for Academic Leaders! This guide, which collects more than 30 of the finest articles from the established Academic Leader newsletter, Distance Education Report, Magna 20-Minute Mentors, and Magna Online Seminars, brings you specific, practical, and actionable ideas for effective faculty development at your institution.
 


The Academic Leader's Handbook: A Resource Collection for College Administrators

The Academic Leader’s Handbook: A Resource Collection for College Administrators

Enhance your leaderships skills with The Academic Leader’s Handbook: A Resource Collection for College Administrators. This comprehensive resource, presented in a user-friendly style, compiles the best articles from top experts and provides a variety of academic leadership perspectives and concrete ideas.
 


Active Learning: A Practical Guide for College Faculty

Active Learning: A Practical Guide for College Faculty

Whether you are new to active learning or have some familiarity and want to sharpen your proficiency, you’ll find knowledgeable, reliable answers in these pages. This collection covers fundamental topics pertinent to active learning, discusses common problems, and provides solutions and options.
 


Books on Essential Teaching Principles: A Resource Collection for Adjunct Faculty

Essential Teaching Principles: A Resource Collection for Adjunct Faculty

This book is focused on the foundational elements of effective pedagogy and advises adjuncts on proven strategies and best practices to take them successfully from the first day of class to the final exam.
 


Books on Managing Adjunct Faculty: A Resource Collection for Administrators

Managing Adjunct Faculty: A Resource Collection for Administrators

Adjuncts have a looser connection to your institution than your full-time faculty; it comes with the territory. But a well-supported, cohesive adjunct cohort is essential to achieving your institution’s goals for instructional quality and student outcomes.
 


Books on Grading Strategies for the Online College Classroom: A Collection of Articles for Faculty

Grading Strategies for the Online College Classroom: A Collection of Articles for Faculty

Give your online faculty a resource to help them accurately reflect their students’ performance and tools to help manage their workload. Bulk orders allow you to purchase multiple copies for your institution at a discounted rate.
 


Books on Teaching Strategies for the Online College Classroom: A Collection of Articles for Faculty

Teaching Strategies for the Online College Classroom: A Collection of Articles for Faculty

This book covers strategies for teaching in the online college classroom. Topics include how to: build success at the start of the semester, foster productive connections, manage challenging behavior, and enhance student engagement.

 


Books on Flipping the College Classroom: Practical Advice from Faculty

Flipping the College Classroom: Practical Advice from Faculty

Compiled by Barbi Honeycutt, this book is a resource collection for faculty that are interested in either flipping a class or improving a class that is already designed in a flipped format.

 


 

Books on Teaching Strategies for the College Classroom

Teaching Strategies for the College Classroom

Find a practical, classroom-tested “tool kit” of effective teaching strategies for faculty members who would like to develop their teaching practice.

 


 

Books on Grading Strategies for the College Classroom

Grading Strategies for the College Classroom

This is for any faculty member seeking to understand how to use assessment not just to measure performance but also to enhance it, and it delivers some of the most current, innovative ideas for meeting that challenge.