This section contains a list of useful references, resources, and links.

Main Resources

The Coventry Way’: Coventry University Group Education Strategy



Bates, B (2016) ‘Learning Theories Simplified.’ London: Sage Publications Ltd

Brookfield, S. D. (1995) Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass

Buitendijk, S. (2017) ‘Lectures: As Archaic as Bloodletting in an Era of Modern Medicine’. Times Higher Education [online] available from [30 March 2018]

Burton, J. K., Moore, D. M. and Magliaro, S. G. (1996) ‘Behaviorism and Instructional Technology’. in Handbook for Research for Educational Communications and Technology. New York, N.Y.: Simon & Schuster Macmillan

Chiu, P. H. P., and Cheng, S. H. (2017) ‘Effects of Active Learning Classrooms on Student Learning: A Two-year Empirical Investigation on Student Perceptions and Academic Performance’. Higher Education Research & Development, 36 (2), 269-279. DOI:

Cole, M. and Wertsch, J. (1996) ‘Beyond the Individual-Social Antinomy in Discussions of Piaget and Vygotsky’. Human Development 39 (5), 250-256. DOI:

Coventry University (2015) 2021 Corporate strategy: Creating Better Futures [online] available from [18 April 2018]

Davidson, C. N. (2018) ‘10 Key Points About Active Learning’. Inside Higher Ed [online] available from [30 March 2018]

Honey, P. & Mumford, A. (1982) Manual of Learning Styles London: P Honey

Ifenthaler, D., Masduki, I. and Seel, N. (2011) ‘The Mystery of Cognitive Structure and how we can Detect it’. Instructional Science 39 (1), 41-61. DOI:

Kolb, D. A. (1984) Experiential Learning: Experience as a Source of Learning and Development. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall

Morgan, M. (2013) Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education: a practical guide. Abingdon: Routledge

Neisser, U. (1976) ‘Cognition and Reality: Principles and Implications of Cognitive Psychology’. New York, N.Y.: W H Freeman/Times Books/Henry Holt & Co.

Ramsden, P. (2003) Learning to Teach in Higher Education. Abingdon: Routledge Falmer

Savery, J. R. and Duffy, T. M. (1995) ‘Problem Based Learning: An Instructional Model and its Constructivist Framework’. Educational Technology, 35 (5), 31-38.

Spencer, K. (1991) The Psychology of Educational Technology and Instructional Media. Liverpool: United Writers Press

Vygotsky, L. S. (1978) Mind in Society. Cambridge, M.A.: Harvard University Press


Useful Links


Chism, 1998), “Developing a Philosophy of Teaching Statement,” Essays on Teaching Excellence 9 (3), 1-2. Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education.

Goodyear, G. E. & Allchin, D. (1998) Statement of teaching philosophy. To Improve the Academy 17, 103-22. Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

Schonwetter, D.J. Sokal, L., Friesen, M. and Taylor, K.L. (2002). Teaching philosophies reconsidered: A conceptual model for the development and evaluation of teaching philosophy statements. The International Journal for Academic Development, 7(1), 83-97.

‘Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement.’ Iowa State University