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The Little Orange Book: Short Lessons in Excellent Teaching

 


Published in April 2015, this book was written by members of The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers - the only system-wide academy of teaching excellence in America. Each short chapter offers expert teaching tips and thoughtful reflections on classroom learning. To learn more about this publication, listen to the KERA Think interview with Drs. Brent Iverson and John Sibert.

The Academy provides the eight UT academic institutions with copies of the The Little Orange Book: Short Lessons in Excellent Teaching for new faculty orientation each fall semester.

  • eBook - In March 2019, the Academy published a digital version of The Little Orange Book: Short Lessons in Excellent Teaching for free, making this text available to all new instructors at a UT academic institution. This eBook is now available for download as an iBook in the Apple Bookstore via this link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-little-orange-book/id1455425472?ls=1&mt=11
    • The Academy is in the process of publishing another digital version of The Little Orange Book on Google Books tentatively scheduled for publication during late 2019.
  • Hardcover - Click the link to purchase a hardcover copy of The Little Orange Book: Short Lessons in Teaching.

 

The Little Orange Book II: Student Voices on Excellent Teaching

In April 2020, the Academy published its second book, The Little Orange Book II: Student Voices on Excellent Teaching, which can be purchased through UT Press via this link:

https://utpress.utexas.edu/books/ut-system-little-orange-book-ii

 

 

Brief Essays on Teaching

The UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers maintains an archive of brief essays on teaching published online. Learn more about these past essays via the link below:

https://www.utsystem.edu/sites/academy-of-distinguished-teachers/brief-essays-teaching