December 01 2023

Team Teaching in Religious Studies: Suggested Resources

Allen, Judith A., and Sally L. Kitch. “Disciplined by Disciplines? The Need for an Interdisciplinary Research Mission in Women's Studies." Feminist Studies 24, no. 2 (1998):  275-299.

Bess, James L. et al. Teaching Alone, Teaching Together: Transforming the Structure of Teams for Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000.

Brookfield, S.D. and S. Preskill. Discussion as a Way of Teaching: Tools and Techniques for Democratic Classrooms. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005. 

Butkus, R. A., & S. A. Kolmes. “Theology in Ecological Perspective: An Interdisciplinary, Inquiry-Based Experiment.” Teaching Theology & Religion, 11, no. 1 (2008): 42-53.

________. Environmental Science and Theology in Dialogue. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2011.  

Cates, Shannon and Jonathan Ferguson. “US Study Abroad in India.” International Briefs for Higher Education 3 (2013) 25-27.

Center for Teaching. “Team/Collaborative Teaching.” Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt University, 2013. <>.  Accessed 16 August 2013.

Cowan, Michael A., Barbara C. Ewell and Peggy McConnell. “Creating Conversations: An Experiment in Interdisciplinary Team Teaching.” College Teaching 43, no. 4 (1995): 127-131.

Davis, James R. Interdisciplinary Courses and Team Teaching: New Approaches for Learning. American Council on Education. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1995.

Donnelly-Smith, Laura. “Global Learning through Short-Term Study Abroad.” Peer Review 11 no. 4 (2009).  <>.  Accessed 16 August 2013.

Eisen, Mary Jane and Elizabeth J. Tisdell. “Team-Teaching: The Learning Side of the Teaching-Learning Equation.”  Essays on Teaching Excellence 14 no.7 (2002-2003). <>. Accessed 16 August 2013.

Gengler, Amanda Marie. “‘That's When It Hit Home’: Creating Interactive, Collective, and Transformative Learning Experiences through the Traveling Classroom.” Feminist Teacher 20, no. 3 (2010): 249-57.

Leavitt, Melissa C. “Team Teaching: Benefits and Challenges.” Speaking of Teaching: The Center for Teaching and Learning-Stanford University 16 no. 1 (2006): 1-4.  <>.  Accessed 16 August 2013.

Lewin, Ross, ed. The Handbook of Practice and Research in Study Abroad: Higher Education and the Quest for Global Citizenship. New York: Routledge, 2009.

McAdams, D.P. The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Palmer, P. The Courage to Teach. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998.

Plank, Kathryn M., ed. Team Teaching: Across the Disciplines, Across the Academy. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, 2011.

Redden, Elizabeth. “Seeking Rigor in Study Abroad.” Inside Higher Ed, 9 April, 2013. <>. Accessed 16 August 2013.

Rossiter, M. and M. C. Clark. Narrative and the Practice of Adult Education. Malabar, FL: Krieger, 2007.

Schüssler Fiorenza, Elisabeth. Democratizing Biblical Studies: Toward an Emancipatory Educational Space. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2009.

Schuster, D. Jewish Lives, Jewish Learning: Adult Jewish Learning in Theory and Practice. New York: UAHC Press, 2003.