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AIT–IADT Certificate in Learning and Teaching
Reference list 2010-2011

Key texts
Biggs, J. (2003a) Teaching for Quality Learning at University Second Edition. Buckingham: The Society for Research into Higher Education and Open University Press.
Race, P. (2001) The Lecturer’s Toolkit Second Edition. London: Kogan Page.
Ramsden, P. (1992) Learning to Teach in Higher Education. London: Routledge.

These are the key texts listed in the programme handbook page 28 and they are available in the IADT Library.

Policy Documents
HETAC (2009) Assessment and Standards, Dublin: HETAC. http://www.hetac.ie/docs/Fina%20English%20Assessment%20and%20Standards%202009.pdf28 October 2010.
AHEAD (2009) Charter for Inclusive Teaching and Learning. Dublin: AHEAD. http://www.ahead.ie/documents/Charter_4_Inclusive_Teaching_&_Learning_Online_Version.pdf, 28 October 2010.
Qualifications (Education and Training) Act (1999) No. 26/1999, Dublin: Stationery Office.


References available in IADT Library /Online
Good books to read
Knight, P. (2002) Being a Teacher in Higher Education. Buckingham: The Society for Research into Higher Education and Open University Press.
Macfarlane, B. (2004) Teaching with Integrity: The Ethics of Higher Education Practice. London: RoutledgeFalmer.
Palmer, P. J. (1998) The Courage to Teach. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.


Some favourites
Biggs, J. (2003) Teaching for Quality Learning at University Second Edition. Buckingham: The Society for Research into Higher Education and Open University Press.
Kahn, P. and Walsh, L. (2006) Developing Your Teaching. London and New York: RoutledgeFalmer.
O’Neill, G., Moore, S. and McMullin, B. (eds) (2005) Emerging Issues in the Practice of University Learning and Teaching. Dublin: All Ireland Society for Higher Education. http://www.aishe.org/readings/2005-1/ 28 October 2010.

General higher education references
These are useful books to explore and see if there is any that interest you.
Duff, T., Hegarty, J. and Hussey, M. (2000) Academic Quality Assurance in Irish Higher Education. Dublin: Blackhall Publishing.
Entwistle, N. and Tomlinson, P. (2007) Student learning and university teaching, BJEP Monograph Series II, 4. Leicester: The British Psychological Society.
Fry, H., Ketteridge, S. and Marshall, S. (2003) A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Enhancing Academic Practice Second Edition. London: RoutledgeFalmer.
Hartley, P., Woods, A, and Pill, M. (eds) (2005) Enhancing Teaching in Higher Education. London and New York: Routledge.
J Jarvis, P. (ed) (2006) The Theory and Practice of Teaching 2nd edition. Oxford and New York: Routledge.
J Jarvis, P., Holford, J. and Griffin, C. (2003) The Theory and Practice of Learning 2nd edition. London and New York: RoutledgeFalmer.
L aurillard, D. (2002) Rethinking University Teaching 2nd Edition. London and New York: RoutledgeFalmer.
Light, G. and Cox, R. (2001) Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. London and Thousand Oaks Ca: Sage Publications.
Prosser, M. and Trigwell, K. (1999) Understanding Learning and Teaching: The experience in higher education. Buckingham: Open University Press.
Schön, D. (1987) Educating the reflective practitioner. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
Wenger, E. (1998) Communities of Practice Learning, Meaning and Identity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Researching higher education
Here are some references if you are interested in researching teaching and learning.
Cohen, L., Mannion, L. and Morrison, K. (2000) Research Methods in Education, 5th Edition. London and New York: RoutledgeFalmer.
Huntley-Moore, S. and Panter, J. (2006) A Practical Manual for Evaluating Teaching in Higher Education AISHE Readings 2006: Number 1. Dublin: All Ireland Society for Higher Education. http://www.aishe.org/readings/2006-1/ 28 October 2010.
Oliver, P. (2003) The Student’s Guide to Research Ethics. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Robson, C. (2002) Real World Research Second Edition. Oxford: Blackwell.
Tight, M. (ed.) (2004) The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Higher Education. London and New York: RoutledgeFalmer.

Websites
Here are some websites that provide information and resources about teaching and learning – do explore them.
Atherton, J S (2010) Learning and Teaching; Contents. http://www.learningandteaching.info/teaching/contents.htm, 28 October 2010
Honolulu Community College (n.d) Faculty Development Teaching Tips Index. http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/intranet/committees/FacDevCom/guidebk/teachtip/teachtip.htm, 28 October 2010.
The Higher Education Academy (2010) The Higher Education Academy. http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/, 28 October 2010
LIN (2010) Learning Innovation Network Main Page. http://lin-ireland.com/index.php?title=Main_Page, 28 October 2010.
NDLR (n.d.) Welcome to the NDLR. http://www.ndlr.ie/ 28 October 2010.
UCD (n.d.) Teaching and learning. http://www.ucd.ie/teaching/ 28 October 2010.

Useful journals
Active Learning in Higher Education
Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education
Studies in Higher Education – back issues are available on the shelves
Teaching in Higher Education
The Library is exploring possible IADT subscription of these journals with the Teaching and Learning Committee.

Other useful references – these may be available through interlibrary loan
General higher education references
Bolton, G. (2005) Reflective Practice Second Edition. London, Thousand Oaks and New Delhi: Sage Publications.
Feldman, K.A. and Paulsen, M.B. (1998) Teaching and Learning in the College Classroom, Second edition. Boston Ma: Pearson Custom Publishing.
Jaques, D. (2007) Learning in Groups A Handbook for face-to-face and online environments. Abingdon Oxon: Routledge.
Jordan, A., Carlile, O. and Stack, A. (2008) Approaches to Learning A Guide for Teachers. Maidenhead: Open University Press, McGraw Hill.
Kennedy, D. (2007) Writing and Using Learning Outcomes A Practical Guide. Cork: University College Cork Quality Promotion Unit.
Moore, S., Walsh, G. and Rísquez, A. (2007) Teaching at College and University Effective strategies and key principles. Maidenhead: Open University Press McGraw-Hill Education.
Mortiboys, A. (2005) Teaching with Emotional Intelligence A step-by-step guide for higher and further education specialists. London and New York: Routledge.
Rowland, S. (2000) The Enquiring University Teacher. Buckingham: The Society for Research into Higher Education and Open University Press.

Good books to read
Boice, R. (2000) Advice for New Faculty Members Nihil Nimus. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
Brookfield, S. D. (1990) The Skillful Teacher. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Day, C. (2004) A Passion for Teaching. London and New York: RoutledgeFalmer.
Goleman, D. (1996) Emotional Intelligence. London: Bloomsbury.

Researching higher education
Anderson, G. (1998) Fundamentals of Educational Research 2nd Edition. London: Falmer.
Birmingham, P. and Wilkinson, D. (2003) Using Research Instruments: A Guide for Researchers. New York: RoutledgeFalmer.
Clough, P. and Nutbrown, C. (2002) A Student’s Guide to Methodology. London: Sage Publications.
Tight, M. (2003) Researching Higher Education. Maidenhead, Berkshire: Society for Research into Higher Education and Open University Press