CFE Faculty Book Clubs

The Center For Faculty Excellence is hosting book clubs for faculty.  Book club topics will be focused on best practices in teaching and learning and will be facilitated by CFE Faculty Associates and Staff. Members will meet approximately 3-4 times throughout the course of the semester for discussion, dialog, and to share experiences with colleagues.  The book club schedule, including the selected book and group facilitators is listed below.

Please indicate if you need special services, assistance, or appropriate modifications to participate in an event or workshop by contacting Accessibility Services by email at or by phone at 419-372-8495. Please notify us prior to the event.

Spring Semester 2020

  • Book: How Learning Works: 7 Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching by Susan A. Ambrose, Michael W. Bridges, Michelle DiPietro, Marsha C. Lovett, and Marie K. Norman.
  • Facilitator: Rita Pool
  • Location: Olscamp 106
  • Dates: Tuesdays: February 11th, March 10th, April 7th, and April 28th
  • Times: 1:30-2:30 PM

Register for the How Learning Works Faculty Book Club

  • Book: A Guide to Teaching in the Active Learning Classroom: History, Research, and Practice by Paul Baepler, J.D. Walker, D. Christopher Brooks, Kem Saichaie, and Christina I. Petersen.
  • Facilitators: Allison Goedde and Holly Barber
  • Location: Olscamp Room 106
  • Dates: Fridays: February 28th, March 27th, and May 1st
  • Time: 10:30 - 11:30 am

Register for the Active Learning Faculty Book Club

  • Book: Fostering International Student Success in Higher Education By Shawna Shapiro, Raichle Farrelly, and Zuzana Tomas.
  • Facilitators: Marcia Salazar-Valentine and Amy Cook
  • Location: Olscamp 106
  • Dates: Wednesdays: February 12th, March 11th, April 8th, & April 22nd
  • Times: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Register for the Fostering International Student Success Faculty Book Club

Book clubs are limited to 12 members and books will be provided by the Center for Faculty Excellence.

For additional information, contact Connie Molnar, CFE Associate Director at or 419 372-7900.