Reading List

This is the PCTHE reading list. Core texts are in bold. Throughout the readings for this course (FSLT) you will find many additional references. George's complete reference source list is here: 

This link will take you to the list in the Oxford Brookes University Library. Brookes staff or student log-in required to reserve items or access electronic resources..

Atherton, James S (2011) ‘Learning and Teaching; Deep and Surface learning’. Available at:

Becher T. and Trowler P., Society for Research into Higher Education and Open University (2001) Academic tribes and territories: intellectual enquiry and the cultures of disciplines. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Biggs J. B. and Tang C. S., Society for Research into Higher Education (2011) Teaching for quality learning at university. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Boyer, Ernest L. (1997) ‘Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate’. Jossey-Bass.

Brookfield S. (1995) Becoming a critically reflective teacher. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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

Carroll J. and Ryan J. (2005) Teaching international students: improving learning for all. London: Routledge.

Francis, R. and Roberts, G. (2014) ‘Where is the new blended learning? Whispering corners of the forum’, Brookes electronic journal of learning and teaching (BeJLT), 6(1). Available at:

Fry H., Ketteridge S. and Marshall S. (eds) (2014) A handbook for teaching and learning in higher education: enhancing academic practice. London: Routledge.

Gibbs G., Oxford Centre for Staff Development (1995) Learning in teams: a tutor guide. Oxford: Oxford Centre for Staff Development.

HEA (2011) ‘UK Professional Standards Framework’. Available at:

HEA (2014) ‘Resources for New Lecturers’. Available at:

Kolb D. A. (1984) Experiential learning: experience as the source of learning and development. Englewood Cliffs, [N.J.]: Prentice-Hall.

Meyer, Jan and Land, Ray (2003) ‘Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge: Linkages to Ways of Thinking and Practising within the Disciplines’,Improving Student Learning – Ten Years On. Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development (OCSLD).

Neary, Mike and Winn, Joss (2009) ‘The student as producer: reinventing the student experience in higher education’, The future of higher education: policy, pedagogy and the student experience. Continuum.

Palmer, P J (2007) ‘The Courage to Teach: Guide for Reflection and Renewal’. Jossey Bass.

Ryan J. (2013) Cross cultural teaching and learning for home and international students: internationalisation of pedagogy and curriculum in higher education. London: Routledge.

Schön D. A. (1983) The reflective practitioner: how professionals think in action. London: Temple Smith.

Wenger E. (1998) Communities of practice: learning, meaning, and identity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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