Manthal Buddha Rock in Skardu, Pakistan

Teaching Resources

Books and Articles on Teaching Buddhism

  • Berkwitz, Stephen C. 2004. "Conceptions and Misconceptions about “Western Buddhism”: Issues and Approaches for the Classroom." Teaching Theology & Religion 7: 141–52.
  • Brown, Sid. 2008. A Buddhist in the Classroom. Albany: SUNY Press.
  • Lewis, Todd and Gary DeAngelis, eds. 2017. Teaching Buddhism: New Insights on Understanding and Presenting the Traditions. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Simmer-Brown, Judith and Fran Grace, eds. 2011. Meditation and the Classroom: Contemplative Pedagogy for Religious Studies. Albany: SUNY Press.
  • Reynolds, Frank. 2001. "Teaching Buddhism in the Postmodern University: Understanding, Critique, Evaluation." Teaching Theology & Religion 4: 9–14.
  • Tsai, Julius N. 2008. "Learning About Teaching from the Traditions We Teach: Reflections on an Undergraduate Buddhism Course." Teaching Theology & Religion 11: 159–64.

General Teaching Resources

  • Brookfield, Stephen D. 2012. Teaching for Critical Thinking: Tools and Techniques to Help Students Question Their Assumptions. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.
  • Bean, John C. 2011. Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.
  • Fink, L. Dee. 2013. Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Meyer, Jan and Ray Land. 2006. Overcoming Barriers to Student Understanding: Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge. New York: Routledge.