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Melissa Jacquart

Jessey Wright and I have a paper in the journal *Teaching Philosophy*, which includes a syllabus with an extensive list of readings philosophers might be interested in when thinking about philosophy pedagogy: https://www.pdcnet.org/pdc/bvdb.nsf/purchase?openform&fp=teachphil&id=teachphil_2017_0040_0002_0123_0160.

The American Assocation for Philosophy Teachers also has the Lenssen Prize for the best paper regarding the teaching of philosophy (all these papers are great too): https://philosophyteachers.org/aapt-awards/

In terms of books, I've liked *Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher*
by Stephen D. Brookfield (Brookfield also has two great books on promoting discussion in classrooms), *Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds* by Richard Light, and the classic in the scholarship of teaching and learning *How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching* by Susan A. Ambrose, Michael W. Bridges.

Trevor Hedberg

I'd recommend two of James Lang's books: _Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning_ and _Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty_

James Lee

Brown et al's "Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning" is also a well regarded book.

Jake Wright

There are several places I would start.

Not a book recommendation, but Teaching Philosophy, as a journal, has a number of interesting articles on precise pedagogical questions (e.g., the permissibility of extra credit or technology restrictions) that are worth examining, as well as helpful "How to teach x" articles that can get you started thinking about how to teach specific courses. There are also any number of more generalist teaching/pedagogy journals that are worth thinking about, as well. Most of my research is into philosophical pedagogy, and I, for example, am just as likely to publish in a philosophy teaching and learning journal (e.g., Teaching Philosophy) as I am in a generalist journal (e.g., Teaching in Higher Education).

West Virginia Press has an ongoing series of really tremendous pedagogical books that I would highly recommend; How Humans Learn and Geeky Pedagogy are at the top of my to-read list.

Finally, it's an older book, but A Professor's Duties by Peter Markie is a wonderfully thoughtful book by perhaps the best philosophy teacher I've ever had the chance to work with.

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