Faculty Publications

This page features publications by A&S faculty on the scholarship of teaching and learning. To list your publications on this page, please contact us or complete our publication form.

Active Learning

  • Adrian, Lynne. “Active Learning: Can Small Interventions Produce Results Greater than Statistically Predictable in Large Lecture Classes?” Journal of General Education 59.4 (2011): 223-237.



Math and Science

Preparing to Teach

  • Prentice-Dunn, S., Payne, K. L., & Ledbetter, J. M. (2006). Improving teaching through video feedback and consultation. In W. Buskist & S. F. Davis (Eds.), Handbook of the teaching of psychology (pp. 295-300). Malden, MA: Blackwell.
  • Prentice-Dunn, S. (2006). Supervision of new instructors: Promoting a rewarding first experience in teaching. Teaching of Psychology, 33, 45-47.
  • Prentice-Dunn, S., & Pitts, G. S. (2001). The use of videotape feedback in the training of instructors. In S. Meyers & L. Prieto (Eds.), The teaching assistant training handbook: How to prepare TAs for their responsibilities (pp. 89-102). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

Social Sciences

  • McElroy, H. K., & Prentice-Dunn, S. (2005). Graduate students’ perceptions of a teaching of psychology course. Teaching of Psychology, 32, 122-124.
  • Prentice-Dunn, S., & Rickard, H. C. (1994). A follow-up note on graduate training in the teaching of introductory psychology. Teaching of Psychology, 21, 111-112.
  • Prentice-Dunn, S. (2007). Graduate student development at the University of Alabama: Systematic training and ample opportunities to teach. In C. Howard, B. Buskist, & J. Stowell (Eds.), Guide to graduate student training in the teaching of psychology. Society for the Teaching of Psychology.
  • Prentice-Dunn, S. (2012). Training University of Alabama graduate students in the teaching of psychology. In M. Beers, J. Hill, C. A. Thompson, & B. Buskist (Eds.), Guide to graduate student training in the teaching of psychology (2nd ed., pp. 97-100). Washington, DC: Society for the Teaching of Psychology.
  • Rickard, H. C., & Prentice-Dunn, S. (1993). A graduate course in teaching of psychology. In L. M. Lambert & S. L. Tice (Eds.), Preparation of graduate students to teach: A guide to programs that improve undergraduate education and develop tomorrow’s faculty (pp. 108-109). Washington, DC: American Association for Higher Education.
  • Rickard, H. C., Prentice-Dunn, S., Rogers, R. W., Scogin, F. R., & Lyman, R. D. (1991). Teaching of Psychology: A required course for doctoral students. Teaching of Psychology, 18, 235-237.


  • Adrian, Lynne. “Trace Evidence: How New Media Can Change What We Know about Student Learning.” Academic Commons, January 2009.
  • Coyle, S. & Loewen, N. “Opening Up the Classroom: Why and How You Might Try a Bit of Virtual Team Teaching!” In T. Bastiaens & G. Marks (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (97-101). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2012.
  • Loewen, Nathan. Effective Social Learning: A Collaborative, Globally-Networked Pedagogy. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2015.
  • Loewen, Nathan. “Whose Place is This Anyway? Reflecting upon Hospitality and Higher Education.” Teaching Theology & Religion 19.1 (2015): 4-19.
  • Newton, Richard. “Third-Screen Teaching: Enhancing Classroom Learning with Mobile Devices,” Teaching Religion Using Technology in Higher Education, ed. John Hilton III (Routledge, 2018), 3-17.
  • Pionke, Albert. “A Pedagogical Experiment in Crowdsourcing and Enumerative Bibliography,” Journal on Excellence in College Teaching 24. 2 (2013): 5-22.
  • Roskos-Ewoldsen, D. R., & Roskos-Ewoldsen, B. (2001). “Using video clips to teach social psychology.” Teaching of Psychology, 28, 212-215.

Writing and Rhetoric

  • Dayton, Amy. Assessing the Teaching of Writing: Twenty-First Century Trends and Technologies. Logan, Utah: U Colorado/Utah State UP, 2015.
  • Kathleen Fisher, Richard Newton, and Kathryn McClymond, “Conversation: Student-Self Authorship and the Goals of Higher Education,”Teaching Theology andReligion 22.2 (April 2019).
  • Lightfoot, Douglas. “To Rally for Writing Groups: A Necessity for the Profession.” ADFL Bulletin, vol. 44, no. 2, 2018, pp. 81-89.
  • Lightfoot, Douglas. “Writing Groups License Success.” Profession: In Practice, 2020,
  • Newton, Richard. “Writing Basically,” in Writing Theologically, edited by Eric D. Barreto (Minneapolis:
    Fortress Press, 2015), 5-20.
  • Niiler, Luke and David Beams. “How Engineering Students Learn to Write: Fourth-Year Findings and Summary of the UT-Tyler Engineering Writing Initiative.” In Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education. 2009.
  • Niiler, Luke, David Beams, and Beth Todd. “The Coach: A Web-Based Resource for Improving the Writing Skills of Engineering Students.” In Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education. 2013.