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Theoretical books about teaching and learning influential in SoTL

Darren Cambridge
The list author says: "This is a list of general higher education books that have, or are likely to become, influential on the scholarship of teaching and learning. The list builds on Kathleen McKinney's suggestions on p. 32 of Enhancing Learning Through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and add a few others I think are particularly important."
Making Their Own Way: Narratives for Transforming Higher Education to Promote Self-Development
Making Their Own Way: Narratives for Transforming Higher Education to Promote Self-Development
"Reports the results of longitudinal study of college students during their undergraduate years and into their 20s and 30s. Adapts the concept of self-authorship, which originates in the work of the psychologist Robert Keegan, to educational theory. This concept has been widely taken up in SoTL work."
Applying the Science of Learning to University Teaching and Beyond: New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 89
Applying the Science of Learning to University Teaching and Beyond: New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 89
"A brief, influential volume of short essays on the intersection of learning science and pedagogy"
Opening Up Education: The Collective Advancement of Education through Open Technology, Open Content, and Open Knowledge
Opening Up Education: The Collective Advancement of Education through Open Technology, Open Content, and Open Knowledge
"An excellent, if quite extensive, anthology about the emerging concept of open education. There is an excellent section in which several authors make connections between open education and SoTL. A free version is available online at http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&tid=11309."
Learning Reconsidered A Campus-wide Focus on the Student Experience
Learning Reconsidered A Campus-wide Focus on the Student Experience
"A student affairs perspective on studying and support learning throughout students' undergraduate experience. Recent SoTL work is increasingly looking beyond the classroom to students' full learning careers."
Educating the Reflective Practitioner: Toward a New Design for Teaching and Learning in the Professions
Educating the Reflective Practitioner: Toward a New Design for Teaching and Learning in the Professions
"A very influential text in professional education, building on Schon's empirical work on reflection in professional practice and his arguments about the need for a new epistemology for scholarly that addresses key problems in these domains."
Student Success in College: Creating Conditions That Matter
Student Success in College: Creating Conditions That Matter
"Reports on the results of the DEEP project, which looked at pedagogical and curricular strategies in place at college and universities that scored unusually high on the National Survey of Student Engagement, on which student report the degree to which they engage in educationally purposeful behaviors, those shown by research to correlate with increased learning."
Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds
Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds
"Reports on interviews with Harvard students, identifying key success factors. Probably more influential than it ought to be, given the rather informal research design."
The Learning Paradigm College
The Learning Paradigm College
"Posits that some institutions are redefining themselves in ways that puts supporting student learning at the center of their activities, drawing on examples from across the country. Very influential with some senior administrators, bolstering their support for SoTL initiatives at their institutions."
Learning and Motivation in the Postsecondary Classroom (JB - Anker)
Learning and Motivation in the Postsecondary Classroom (JB - Anker)
"This one I haven't read, but McKinney recommends it, so it's likely to be good."
A New Agenda for Higher Education: Shaping a Life of the Mind for Practice
A New Agenda for Higher Education: Shaping a Life of the Mind for Practice
"Drawing on conversations from a series of seminars that brought together exemplary faculty from both the liberal arts and the professions, this book suggests that the theoretical and the practical can be taught together in new ways that strengthens both liberal and professional learning."
Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice
Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice
"Another McKinney recommendation I haven't yet read. Looks promising."
Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses
Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses
"A very influential book on course design, which draws on learning science and SoTL work."
The Art of Changing the Brain: Enriching the Practice of Teaching by Exploring the Biology of Learning
The Art of Changing the Brain: Enriching the Practice of Teaching by Exploring the Biology of Learning
"Takes a neurological approach to examining the science of learning and its practical applications. This book is highly readable and concise, which has made it accessible to a wider audience than many similar works."
Adults as Learners: Increasing Participation and Facilitating Learning
Adults as Learners: Increasing Participation and Facilitating Learning
"Given that adults are becoming such a central segment of the student population in higher education, theory from adult learning, a thriving and fascinating field, ought to be more influential in SoTL work than it often is. This is a good place to start."
Rethinking University Teaching: A Conversational Framework for the Effective Use of Learning Technologies
Rethinking University Teaching: A Conversational Framework for the Effective Use of Learning Technologies
"Provides a rich and comprehensive framework for thinking about the activities involved in teaching and learning and the role of technology at each stage. Not all that well known in the US, but quite influential in the UK and Australia."