My Current Favorite Teaching Books

A Listmania! list by M. Hoatlin (Portland, OR)
The list author says: "These are some of the reference books I've used recently to develop lectures for medical and graduate students."
DNA Replication and Human Disease (Cold Spring Harbor Monograph Series)
1.  DNA Replication and Human Disease (Cold Spring Harbor Monograph Series) by Melvin L. DePamphilis
The list author says:
  "Terrific overview of a fascinating, complex and rapidly moving field."
$108.58   Used & New from: $6.19

DNA Repair and Mutagenesis
2.  DNA Repair and Mutagenesis by Errol C. Friedberg
The list author says:
  "A recent update of a classic text."
$81.72   Used & New from: $32.15
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Charting Your Course: How to Prepare to Teach More Effectively
3.  Charting Your Course: How to Prepare to Teach More Effectively by Richard Prégent
$18.91   Used & New from: $0.24
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Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula: A Practical Guide (Jossey Bass Higher and Adult Education Series)
4.  Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula: A Practical Guide (Jossey Bass Higher and Adult Education Series) by Robert M. Diamond
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  "I especially liked the suggestions in this book about writing down a clear set of goals.  Having specific goals helped me frame the classes and think of new methods to teach."
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Genes IX
5.  Genes IX by Benjamin Lewin
The list author says:
  "Classic basic text. CDs available with text figures to make slides for teaching."
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Mutants: On Genetic Variety and the Human Body
6.  Mutants: On Genetic Variety and the Human Body by Armand Marie Leroi
The list author says:
  "Great stories to add some spice to lectures."
$12.99   Used & New from: $6.24
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
7.  Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body by Neil Shubin
The list author says:
  "Lovely reading for anyone interested and awed by science. Great tidbits for teachers to include in lectures about genetics."
$17.67   Used & New from: $6.16
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The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History
8.  The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry
The list author says:
  "This is a fascinating book not only for understanding influenza, but for understanding why it is so important to teach physicians how to approach medical problems using rigorous basic science."
$13.17   Used & New from: $0.94
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