Book and Reading Discussions

Fall 2018 Reading Discussions

Teaching to Transgress

Teaching to Transgress book coverJoin us this Fall to discuss the book, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom (hooks, 1994)

This book group will meet on four Mondays this semester (9/17, 10/1, 10/15, and 10/29) from 12:30-1:30 in ZSR 664 (TLC Conference Room inside the new TLC space in ZSR Wilson Wing). We will provide the book and lunch at all sessions.

Register for this book discussion here

These discussions are very popular so we ask that you register only if you are available to attend all sessions.

Scholarly Teaching: Evidence and Methods (STEM) Reading and Discussion Group

Join us for our new STEM Reading and Discussion Group. The purpose of this group is to create an interdisciplinary STEM community that is interested in talking about teaching, sharing strategies, keeping up with the latest educational research in their fields, and gathering together regularly for discussion and encouragement. Participants are encouraged to suggest topics to discuss and papers to read.

This group will meet every fourth Monday of the month from 12:30-1:45. Locations will vary across the Reynolda Campus and WakeDowntown: Sep 24 | Oct 29 | Nov 26 | Jan 28 | Feb 25 | Mar 25 | Apr 29

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If you’re interested in learning more or have questions, please contact Anita McCauley at

Previous Book Discussions

Spring 2018

Book Cover Discussion in the College Classroom

Spring 2018

Specifications Grading Book Cover

Fall 2017

Teach Students to Learn Book Cover

Fall 2017

Silk Roads Book Cover

Summer 2017 and Fall 2016

Small Teaching Book Cover

Spring 2017

Why Students Resist Learning Book Cover

Fall 2016

Teaching and Learning STEM Book Cover

Spring 2016

Skillful Teacher Book Cover

Fall 2015

Creating Self-Regulated Learners Book Cover

Spring 2015

Specifications Grading Book Cover

Fall 2014

Make it Stick Book Cover

Spring 2014

Cheating Lessons Book Cover

Fall 2013

Learner-Centered Teaching Book Cover