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Teaching Resources by Department

Listed below are pedagogical resources, arranged by college and department. When possible, permanent links have been provided for these resources (to access the full text of journal articles (when available), click on the article title, and then on the "PDF Full Text" icon). For those articles not available as a permanent links in EBSCO Host, permanent links to the catalogue have been provided (click on the journal title to access the library’s catalogue information; in many cases full text copies of the article are available to the user through another database as indicated next to the citation of the resource).

General Resources

College of Arts and Sciences


Art & Art History

Biology/Marine Biology


Communication Studies

Computer Science

Creative Writing


Environmental Studies

  • Chiras, D. 1992. Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in the Biology & Environmental Science Classrooms. The American Biology Teacher 54(8): 464-468.

Film Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Geography and Geology


Mathematics and Statistics


Philosophy and Religion

Physics and Physical Oceanography


Public and International Affairs

Sociology and Criminology

  • Baker, P. 1981. Learning Sociology and Assessing Critical Thinking. Teaching Sociology 8(3): 325-363.
  • Browne, M. & Litwin, J. 1987. Critical Thinking in the Sociology Classroom: Facilitating Movement from Vague Objective to Explicit Achievement. Teaching Sociology 15(4): 384-391.
  • Crone, J. 1997. Using Panel Debates to Increase Student Involvement in the Introductory Sociology Class. Teaching Sociology 25(3): 214-218.
  • Geertsen, H. 2003. Rethinking Thinking about Higher-Level Thinking. Teaching Sociology 31(1): 1-19. 
  • Grauerholz, L. & Bouma-Holtrop, S. 2003. Exploring Critical Sociological Thinking. Teaching Sociology 31(4): 485-496
  • Green III, C. & Klug, H. 1990. Teaching Critical Thinking and Writing through Debates: An Experimental Evaluation. Teaching Sociology 18(4): 462-471.
  • Norman, W. 1991. Students as Theorists in a Criminology Course. Teaching Sociology. 19(2): 249-254.


College of Health and Human Services

Athletic Training

  • Kaiser, D. A. 2004. Using Reflective Journals in Athletic Training Clinical Education. Athletic Therapy Today, 9(6): 39-41.
  • Romanello, M. & Martin, M. 2006. Information Literacy in Athletic Training: A Problem-Based Approach. Athletic Therapy Today, 11(3): 40-43.
  • Smith-Goodwin, E. & Wimer, J. W. 2010. Using Problem-Based Learning to Link Classroom and Clinical Education. Athletic Therapy Today, 15(1): 23-27.
  • Walker, S. 2003. Active Learning Strategies to Promote Critical Thinking. Journal of Athletic Training, 38(3): 263.

Community Health Education

Exercise Science


Physical Education

Recreation, Sport Leadership, and Tourism Management

Recreation Therapy


Social Work

Cameron School of Business



Entrepreneurship and Business Development

International Business

Management and Leadership

  • Elliott, C. 2008. Emancipating Assessment: Assessment Assumptions and Critical Alternatives in an Experience-based Programme. Management Learning, 39(3): 271-293.


  • Teaching Resources, from Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, 2011.
  • Smith, M. & Robbins, J. 1991. Marketing Education and Marketing Management: Some Thoughts on Compatibility and Integration. Journal of Marketing Education, 13(3): 33.

Operations Management

  • Elliott, C. 2008. Emancipating Assessment: Assessment Assumptions and Critical Alternatives in an Experience-based Programme. Management Learning, 39(3): 271-293.
  • Heriot, K., Cook, R., Jones, R. & Simpson, L. 2008. The Use of Student Consulting Projects as an Active Learning Pedagogy: A Case Study in a Production/Operations Management Course. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 6(2): 463-481.

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