Publications and Presentations

The Biggio Center team stays active and engaged in their fields, publishing and presenting about various teaching and learning topics. Below are recent publications and presentations from the team.


Groccia, J.E., & Cruz, L. (Eds.). (In press). To improve the academy: Resources for faculty, instructional, and organizational development, Vol. 32. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.


Groccia, J.E., Alsudairi, M.A.T., & Buskist, W. (Eds.). (2012). The handbook of college and university teaching: A global perspective. Los Angeles: Sage Publishing.


Groccia, J. E. , Ismail, E. A., & Chaudhury, S .R. (under review). Collaborative learning. In B. Tobolowsky (Ed.) Paths to learning: Teaching for engagement in college.


Buskist, W., Ismail, E. A., & Groccia, J. E. (2014). A practical model for conducting helpful peer review of teaching. In J. Sachs & M. Parsell (Eds.), Peer review of learning and teaching in higher education: International perspectives. Springer, Vol. 9, pp. 33-52.


Groccia, J. E., & Ismail, E. A. (2013). Do we know what works in supporting educational change? A case study. In R. Macdonald, Supporting educational change. SEDA (Staff and Educational Development Association) Special 33, UK, p. 27-28.


Ismail, E.A. (Emad Mansour), Buskist, W., & Groccia, J.E. (2012). Peer Review of Teaching. In M.E. Kite (Ed.). Effective Evaluation of Teaching: A guide for faculty and administrators.



Buskist, W., & Groccia, J.E. (Eds.). (2011). Evidence-based teaching. New Directions in Teaching and Learning, Vol. 128. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.



Al-Sudairi, M.A.; Al-Sheikh, A. A., Ismail, E.A. (Emad Mansour), Abou-Al-Hashim, A., Metwali, A.A. (2011). Training needs assessment of faculty members at King Saud University. Journal of Pedagogical Sciences and Islamic Studies, King Saud University, Vol. 26 No.2. In Arabic.

Groccia, J.E. Why faculty development, why now? In A. Saroyan, & M. Frenay, (Eds.). (2010). Building Teaching Capacities in Universities: From Faculty Development to Educational Development. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.



Ismail, E.A. (Emad Mansour), Active Learning Strategies. King Saud University-Auburn University Summer Teaching Institute (2012).

Groccia, J.E. Plenary Address: The ethics of teaching and the teaching of ethics. 200th Anniversary Conference of the Tartu Health Care College (2011).

Groccia, J.E. Plenary Address: Using technology to implement the seven principles of good teaching practice. Estonian Information Technology Association Annual Conference—Evolution of Learning from Ancient Times to the Digital Era (2011).

Groccia, J.E. The academic portfolio; Small group instructional diagnosis; Directing and starting teaching centers. International Institute for New Faculty Developers (2011).

Groccia, J.E. Keynote Address: A framework for understanding college and university teaching. Georgia Conference on College and University Teaching (2010).

Groccia, J.E. Closing Plenary—The 21st-Century academy and millennial learning: Implications for future practice. 28th International Lilly Conference on College Teaching (2008).

Ismail. (Emad Mansour), Using visual aid, active learning, lesson planning, internship and strategic planning. Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities, Agriculture Exports for Rural Income (multiple workshops 2006-2007).

Ismail, E.A(Emad Mansour), Modern Techniques in Teaching and Effective Presentation, Faculty Leadership Development Project (FLDP) (multiple workshops 2006-2007).