CETL Professional Development Library

CETL has a small library with many resources geared toward professional development.  These materials are available to all Madison Area Technical College faculty and staff.  If you would like to check out a book, please stop by the CETL office (Room B2208 at the Truax campus) and browse the shelves.  You just need to provide your name and OneCard number.

CETL's library acquisitions include:


  • Assessing Writing: A Critical Sourcebook, by Brian Huot and Peggy O'Neill, 2008.
  • Introduction to Rubrics: An Assessment Tool to Save Grading Time, Convey Effective Feedback, and Promote Student Learning, by Dannelle D. Stevens and Antonia J. Levi, 2011.

Distance Learning

  • E-Learning Tools and Technologies: A Consumer's Guide for Trainers, Teachers, Educators, and Instructional Designers,by William Horton and Katherine Horton, 2003.
  • Simulations and the Future of Learning: An Innovative (and Perhaps Revolutionary) Approach to e-Learning, by Clark Aldrich, 2003. 
  • The World Is Open: How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing  Education, by Curtis J. Bonk, 2009.



  • The Creative Community College: Leading Change Through Innovation, by John E. Roueche, M. Melissa Richardson, Phillip W. Neal and Suanne D. Roueche, 2008.
  • Move to Greatness: Focusing the Four Essential Energies of a Whole and Balanced Leader, by Ginny Whitelaw and Betsy Wetzig, 2007.
  • Principle-Centered Leadership, by Stephen R. Covey, 1992.


Teaching, Classroom Management, and Curriculum Planning

  • Diversity and Motivation: Culturally Responsive Teaching in College, by Margery B. Ginsberg and Raymond J. Wlodkowski, 2009.
  • Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day, by Jonathan Bergmann; and Aaron Sams, 2012.
  • Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice, by Maryellen Weimer, 2002.
  • On Course, by Skip Downing, 2010.
  • On the Internet, by Hubert L. Dreyfus, 2008.
  • Preventing Death by Lecture! Terrific Tips for Turning Listeners Into Learners, by Sharon Bowman, 2001.
  • Teaching with Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments, by Derek Bruff, 2009.
  • Teaching Your First College Class: A Practical Guide for New Faculty and Graduate Student Instructors, by Carolyn Lieberg, 2008.
  • Universal Design in Higher Education: From Principles to Practice, Edited by Sheryl E. Burgstahler and Rebecca C. Cory, 2008.
  • What the Best College Teachers Do, by Ken Bain, 2004.
  • We're Born to Learn: Using the Brain's Natural Learning Process to Create Today's Curriculum,by Rita Smilkstein, 2011.
  • What’s the Use of Lectures?, by Donald A. Bligh, 2000.


Software and Technology

  • Developing Faculty to Use Technology, Edited by David G. Brown, 2003.
  • Tricks of the Podcasting Masters, by Rob Walch and Mur Lafferty, 2006.
  • Podcast Solutions: The Complete Guide to Audio and Video Podcasting, by Michael Geoghegan and Dan Klass, 2007.
  • Practical Computer Literacy (Practical Series), by June Jamrich Parsons and Dan Oja, 2nd edition, 2010.