Skip to content

Perusall Engage
Community book events


Designed for anyone interested in teaching and learning, Perusall Engage is a community reading event that will allow participants to engage with the authors, engage with each other, and engage with the book content in our social reading platform. Plus, you can participate at your own pace and on your schedule.

Are you interested in hosting a Perusall Engage book event through your Center for Teaching and Learning? Do you have a book publishing in 2024 on teaching and learning? Contact us.

Join our upcoming event on February 26th, 2024!


Remembering and Forgetting in the Age of Technology by Dr. Michelle D. Miller.

Engage with... Remembering and Forgetting in the Age of Technology: Teaching, Learning, and the Science of Memory in a Wired World
by Michelle D. Miller

February 26th - March 22, 2024

Memory is still important for learning even in an age of smartphones, search engines, and AI. This book offers college teachers an engaging introduction to how memory works and how it’s affected by technology, with advice on how to help students build the knowledge they need to succeed.

Join us for a 4-week asynchronous, author-facilitated, communal reading experience on Michelle D. Miller’s book, Remembering and Forgetting in the Age of Technology.


Past Engage events

Engage with...Grading for Growth: A Guide to Alternative Grading Practices That Promote Authentic Learning and Student Engagement in Higher Education
by David Clark & Robert Talbert

January 15th through February 9th, 2024

Are you satisfied with your current and traditional grading system? Does it accurately reflect your students’ learning and progress? Can it be gamed? Does it lead to grade-grubbing and friction with your students? The authors of this book offer readers a fundamentally more effective and authentic approach to grading that they have implemented for over a decade.

Join us for an asynchronous, author-facilitated, communal reading experience for faculty interested in exploring alternative forms of learning assessment, as well as those currently using alternative grading systems who are looking for ideas and options to refine their practice.

Grading for Growth by David Clark and Robert Talbert
Ludic Pedagogy: A Seriously Fun Way to Teach and Learn by Sharon Lauricella and T. Keith Edmunds

Engage with... Ludic Pedagogy: A Seriously Fun Way to Teach and Learn
by Sharon Lauricella & T. Keith Edmunds

January 15th through February 9th, 2024

Ludic Pedagogy: A Seriously Fun Way to Teach and Learn outlines why and how having fun and positive experiences in college and university classes (and not just at social events or parties) leads to increased student success in face-to-face, hybrid, hyflex, or online environments. It provides readers with the Ludic Pedagogy model, together with how instructors can employ the elements of the model – play, playfulness, and positivity – in the courses that they teach.

Join us for an asynchronous, author-facilitated, communal reading experience that offers examples, practical advice, and guidance on how faculty can employ activities and attitudes so that students have more memorable, meaningful, and valuable educational experiences in college/university.

Engage with...Design for Learning: User Experience in Online Teaching and Learning
by Jenae Cohn

January 15th through February 9th, 2024

Online learning can be so dull. Enter Design for Learning. Whether you’re a novice or experienced online instructional designer, you’ll learn how to apply industry best practices, how-to examples, powerful templates, and compelling activities to craft compelling instructional content for text, audio, and video. Read, enjoy, and create online learning experiences that will never be called “dull”!

Join us for an asynchronous, author-facilitated, communal reading experience that will show you how to apply industry best practices, and provide how-to examples, powerful templates, and activities to craft compelling instructional content—whether text, audio, or video.

Design for Learning by Jenae Cohn and Michael Greer
Critical Teaching Behaviors Defining, Documenting, and Discussing Good Teaching Lauren Barbeau and Claudia Cornejo Happel Book Cover

Critical Teaching Behaviors: Defining, Documenting, and Discussing Good Teaching with authors Lauren Barbeau and Claudia Cornejo Happel

Monday, May 1st through Wednesday, May 31st 2023

Read along with authors, Lauren Barbeau and Claudia Cornejo Happel, and other fellow instructors as they discuss Critical Teaching Behaviors Defining, Documenting, and Discussing Good Teaching. 

Do your teaching behaviors promote student success? Can you build a persuasive case demonstrating your teaching effectiveness? Critical Teaching Behaviors can help you identify behaviors that lead to improved student outcomes and guide you in documenting and discussing your teaching achievements with colleagues. 

Join Stylus Publishing and Perusall for an asynchronous, author-facilitated, communal reading experience that offers an overview of evidence-based practices to help you identify good teaching and guidance on how to capture and present teaching accomplishments. 

Principles of Marketing for a Digital Age, 2e with author, Tracy Tuten

Monday, April 3rd through Sunday, April 30th 2023

Read Principles of Marketing for a Digital Age, 2e collaboratively with other marketing instructors from around the world, share your best classroom strategies for effective learning and interact with content socially through Perusall.

Sage Publishing and Perusall have partnered to provide a new kind of textbook review: an asynchronous reading event of the award-winning Principles of Marketing for a Digital Age, 2e.

Explore the Book:

Winner of the TAA 2021 Most Promising New Textbook award!

Student-led in its design and development and integrating digital and social media throughout, Principles of Marketing for a Digital Age, Second Edition has been updated to include Covid-19’s implications on consumer behavior, over 30 case studies from global companies, and a sustainability feature that aligns with the UN’s Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative.

Principles of Marketing for a Digital Age Tracy L. Tuten
Untitled design (13)

Perusall/University of Glasgow Global Reading Event: Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

Thursday, February 9th through Friday, March 30th 2023

The University of Glasgow's global reading group provides the opportunity for academics, alumni, students, and the public to join together as a global community to read and discuss Adam Smith’s work through examining the Wealth of Nations.

Try it today with your class.

Setting up your course is fast, easy, and free.