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  Jason, V., Lanfear, A. K. and Richey, P. (2017) Info Lit Squad Goals: Using Interdisciplinary Faculty Learning Communities to Facilitate Real Talk about Information Literacy,
Conference Proceedings of ACRL 2017, At The Helm: Leading Transformation, March 22-25, 2017, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, pp 343-347           (last accessed: 20 March 2017)

  Adler-Kassner, L., Clark, I., Robertson, L., Taczak, K. and Yancey, K. B. (2016) Assembling Knowledge: The Role of Threshold Concepts in Facilitating Transfer,
Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer. Perspectives on Writing, Editors: Anson, Chris M., & Moore, Jessie L. Fort Collins, Colorado: The WAC Clearinghouse and University Press of Colorado, USA, Chapter 1, pp 17-48           (last accessed: 14 July 2016)

  Harlow, A., Cowie, B., McKie, D. and Peter, M. (2016) Threshold concept theory as an enabling constraint: a facilitated practitioner action research study,
Educational Action Research: Available online 12 April 2016, DOI: 10.1080/09650792.2016.1165130.           (last accessed: 19 April 2016)

  Timmermans, J. and Meyer, J. H. F. (2016) Facilitating the Creation and Integration of “Integrated Threshold Concept Knowledge” (ITCK): A Framework for Educational Developers,
Sixth International Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference, Thresholds on the Edge, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 15-17 June 2016:           (last accessed: 19 July 2016)

  Farrell, A. and Tighe-Mooney, S. (2015) Recall, Recognise, Re-Invent: The Value of Facilitating Writing Transfer in the Writing Centre Setting,
Journal of Academic Writing 5 (2), 29-42.           (last accessed: 10 September 2015)

  Kosonen, K. (2015) Facilitation of Understanding in Distributed Orienting Activity,
Dissertation, Technology in Education Research Group, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland           (last accessed: 20 September 2015)

  Land, R. (2015) Facilitating the Academy through Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge,
In: On the Facilitation of the Academy, Editors: Elias Westergaard and Joachim S Wiewiura, Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, 2015, ISBN 978-94-6209-972-2 (paperback), ISBN 978-94-6209-973-9 (hardback), ISBN 978-94-6209-974-6 (e-book), Chapter 2, pp 17-29           (last accessed: 17 February 2015)

  Rutherford, V. and Pickup, I. (2015) Negotiating Liminality in Higher Education: Formal and Informal Dimensions of the Student Experience as Facilitators of Quality,
In The European Higher Education Area: Between Critical Reflections and Future Policies, Editors: Adrian Curaj, Liviu Matei, Remus Pricopie, Jamil Salmi & Peter Scott, Springer Open, ISBN 978-3-319-18767-9, ISBN 978-3-319-20877-0 (eBook), DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-20877-0_44, pages 703-723           (last accessed: 17 October 2015)

  Stacey, G., Oxley, R. and Aubeeluck, A. (2015) Combining lived experience with the facilitation of enquiry-based learning: a ‘trigger’ for transformative learning,
Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Available online 25 June 2015, DOI: 10.1111/jpm.12228           (last accessed: 6 July 2015)

  Woods, T. (2015) Practice educators’ experiences of facilitating and assessing student values and ethics learning: constructing dialogue,
Social Work Education, available online 02 Nov 2015, DOI: 10.1080/02615479.2015.1087997           (last accessed: 7 November 2015)

  Wuetherick, B. (2014) Embracing Uncertainty: Facilitating Students’ Pathways through Learning Thresholds,
Proceedings of the Atlantic Universities’ Teaching Showcase, 2014, Vol XVIII,Cape Breton University, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, pp. 110-111           (last accessed: 20 January 2016)

  Carstensen, A-K. (2013) Connect - Modelling Learning to Facilitate Linking Models and the Real World through Lab-work in Electric Circuit Courses for Engineering Students ,
Linköping Studies in Science and Technology, Dissertation No. 1529, Studies in Science and Technology Education, No. 67, Linköping University, Sweden, 2013           (last accessed: 21 September 2013)

  Chittleborough, C. (2013) Threshold concepts in a flipped classroom to facilitate learning about health inequalities,
Bricks to Bytes, Higher Educational Research Group Adelaide (HERGA) Conference, Adelaide 25-27 September 2013
Conference Program: Abstract - page 46:           (last accessed: 6 October 2013)

  Iyer-O’Sullivan, R. (2012) “I can’t say it any better”: Critical Reading as a Threshold Concept in helping postgraduate Arab students become critical and original writers,
5IPC, The Fifth International Plagiarism Conference, The Sage Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 16-18 July 2012.
Full paper:   [last accessed 27 August 2012].
Presentation:   [last accessed 27 August 2012].

  Male, S. and Guzzomi, A.L. (2012) Facilitutor - more than a trivial merging of a facilitator and a tutor,
Proceedings of the 2012 AAEE Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, 2012:     [last accessed: 24 November 2012]

  O'Donnell, E. (2012) Personalised E-Learning: Facilitating Students' Understanding and Mastery of New Concepts,
Fourth Bienniel Conference on Threshold Concepts: From personal practice to communities of practice, Trinity College, Dublin, 28-29 June 2012.
Book of Conference Abstracts: page 107-108   [last accessed 2 July 2012].

  Ogawa, A. (2011) Facilitating Self-Regulated Learning: An Exploratory Case of Teaching a University Course on Japanese Society,
International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 23 (2), 166-174:   [last accessed 19 November 2011]

  Macdonald, J. and and Black, A. (2009) Threshold concepts and troublesome knowledge in distance education: assessing a new model for enhancing facilitation and course design,
In C. Rust (Ed.), Improving student learning 16: Improving student learning through the curriculum. OCSLD, Oxford, pp. 275-286.

  Graham, A. (2008) Exploring How the ‘Learning Space’ of an Executive Education Programme can Facilitate Students’ Understanding of EMBA Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge,
Paper presented at the Second Biennial Symposium on Threshold Concepts, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Film Studies

Dramatic Arts and Film


See Economics and Business Studies: Finance

Flipped Classroom

  Gnaur, D. and Hüttel, H. (2016) Podcasting for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education,
1. edition - Open Access, Aalborg Universitetsforlag, Higher Education Practices Series; No. 2
ISBN: 978-87-7112-601-3           (last accessed: 9 March 2017)

  Peter, M., Khoo, E., Scott, J. and Round, H. (2016) Learning threshold concepts in an undergraduate engineering flipped classroom,
Conference Proceedings, Charting flexible pathways in open and distance education, DEANZ Biennial Conference, The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, April 17-20 2016, pp 120-124           (last accessed: 16 April 2016)

  Khoo, E., Peter, M. and Cowie, B. (2015) Re-engineering an engineering course: Exploring the affordance of flipped classrooms for transformative teaching, learning, and workplace competency,
Journal of Research in STEM Education 1 (1), 71-76.           (last accessed: 24 October 2015)

  Chittleborough, C. (2013) Threshold concepts in a flipped classroom to facilitate learning about health inequalities,
Bricks to Bytes, Higher Educational Research Group Adelaide (HERGA) Conference, Adelaide 25-27 September 2013
Conference Program: Abstract - page 46:           (last accessed: 6 October 2013)

  O’Toole, R. (2013) Flipping the classroom : a design study of the adoption and adaption of new pedagogy in a Higher Education ,
Working Paper. University of Warwick, Coventry, UK:           (last accessed: 1 December 2013)

Food Science

  Sjöö, M., Östman, E. and Rayner, M. (2010) Concept Circuit Training: A new pedagogic approach for better teaching and learning,
LTHs 6:e Pedagogiska Inspirationskonferens, 15 december 2010:           (last accessed: 26 March 2013)

Foreign Students

International Students

Forensic Science

  Jones, R. M. (2015) Complexity and forensic pathology,
Forensic Science International: Available online 7 September 2015.           (last accessed: 12 September 2015)

  Moss K, Greenall, C, Rockcliffe, A, Crowley M and Mealing, A. (2007) Threshold concepts, misconceptions and common issues.,
In: Proceedings of the Science Learning and Teaching Conference, The Higher Education Academic Subject Centres for Bioscience, Materials and Physical Sciences, Eds. Chin, P, Clark, K, Doyle, S, Goodhew, P, Madden, T, Meskin, S et al., Liverpool, 2007, pp 190-196.
[Paper:   last accessed 1 May 2009
Presentation:   last accessed 1 May 2009]

  Rockcliffe, A., Greenall, C. and Moss, K. (2007) Threshold concepts, troublesome knowledge and knowledge gaps.,
Higher Education Academy (HEA) Centre for Biology Paper:   last accessed 27May 2010

Foundation Courses

  Bolsius, J. and Williams, B. (2013) ‘Bridging that Gap’ Between Foundation Degrees and Top-Up to Honours Level: the transition experiences of students entering level 6 at the University of Worcester,
University of Worcester Academic Development and Practice Unit Research Document:           (last accessed: 23 March 2013)

  McConnell, C. and Carden, R. (2010) Learning Leaps: Making the Transition from Foundation Degree to BA/BSc Top-Up in HLST Subjects,
Higher Education Academy Network for Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Project Report:   [last accessed 18 November 2011].

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