"The book identifies excellent teachers in terms of their impact on students, shows how to use various methods to see one’s impact, focuses on how students go about successful learning, highlights how to construct assessment to provide feedback to teachers about their impact, and demonstrates how to become an excellent teacher. The rare beauty of this book is that it is based on evidence, not anecdotes." -John Hattie, the University of Melbourne, Australia
"What an incredibly interesting and thorough account of what it means to be a model teacher. The book masterfully integrates the literature on university teaching into a highly readable and useful guide. This book is one that all graduate students and faculty who aspire to improve their teaching should read again—and again!" – William Buskist, Auburn University, USA
"We all want to be better teachers but often don’t know how. The present book provides a solid base of evidence-based practices from experts in learning and teaching to help postsecondary teachers reach that goal." - Marilla D. Svinicki, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
"This book is the perfect resource for professors who care about their craft. It is scholastically sound and comprehensive in scope. The engaging and humorous style, coupled with its no-nonsense assessment focus, make it a must-read even for the most seasoned professor."– Jane Halonen, University of West Florida, USA
"The authors are renowned scholars in the field. ... Both novice and experienced teachers will benefit from this book. ... I ... would definitely add this book to my collection and recommend it to colleagues. ... I find it especially appealing the book rests on the work of a task force of one of the leading society‘s in the field of teaching of psychology. ... It will add substantially to the literature." – Birgit Spinath, Heidelberg University, Germany
"The content is interesting and very relevant. ... I would seriously consider purchasing the text ... and would also recommend it to colleagues and our Dean for widespread dissemination in our College. ... [It] will resonate with faculty, administrators, and students." - Gaynell Green, Texas A&M University, USA
"The book will significantly contribute to the … literature on teaching. … [There are a] limited number of empirically based resources currently available on how to teach … [and] even … fewer … that can be easily digested by both new and experienced faculty. … The writing style … is engaging. …. The authors’ personal … experiences … will be an asset in connecting with both novice and experienced teachers. … I would use [this book] in a course on teaching for graduate students." – Bibhuti K. Sar, University of Louisville, USA
Aaron S. Richmond is a Professor of Educational Psychology and Human Development at Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Guy A. Boysen is an Associate Professor of Psychology at McKendree University.
Regan A. R. Gurung is Ben J. and Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Human Development and Psychology at the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay.