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Threshold Concept Web Site Main Page: https://www.ee.ucl.ac.uk/~mflanaga/thresholds.html

Variation Theory and the Threshold Concept

The web page Threshold Concepts & Variation Theory, drawing upon the outcomes of a major ALTC project, describes extensive studies of and is an excellent introduction to Threshold Concepts and Variation Theory.

  Carstensen, A-K. and Bernhard, J. (2016) Make Links: Overcoming the Threshold and Entering the Portal,
in: Threshold Concepts in Practice, Land, R., Meyer, J.H.F. and Flanagan, M.T., (eds), Sense Publishers, Rotterdam/Boston/Taipei, Chapter 16, pp 211-222,   [book details]

  Magdziarz, S. A. (2016) An exploration of threshold concepts in accounting education,
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) thesis, School of Accounting, RMIT University, March 2016
https://researchbank.rmit.edu.au/view/rmit:161708           (last accessed: 24 July 2016)

  Meyer, J. H. F., Knight, D. B., Baldock, T. E., Callaghan, D. P., McCredden, J. and O’Moore, L. (2016) What to Do with a Threshold Concept: A Case Study,
in: Threshold Concepts in Practice, Land, R., Meyer, J.H.F. and Flanagan, M.T., (eds), Sense Publishers, Rotterdam/Boston/Taipei, Chapter 15, pp 195-209,   [book details]

  Meyer, J. H. F. (2016) Threshold concepts and pedagogic representation,
Education + Training 58 (5), .
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/ET-04-2016-0066           (last accessed: 7 May 2016)

  Pang, M. F. (2016) Enhancing the Financial Literacy of Young People: A Conceptual Approach Based on the Variation Theory of Learning ,
in: International Handbook of Financial Literacy, Springer Singapore, pp 587-602
http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-10-0360-8_37           (last accessed: 31 March 2016)

  Maybee, C. D. (2015) Informed Learning in the Undergraduate Classroom: Role of Information Experiences in Shaping Outcomes,
Doctor of Philosophy Thesis, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 2015
http://eprints.qut.edu.au/89685/4/Clarence_Maybee_Thesis.pdf           (last accessed: 18 January 2016)

  Carstensen, A-K. and Bernhard, J. (2014) Interactive lectures ― linking theory to practice – Helping students pass the threshold when learning two-terminal equivalents in electrical engineering education,
Fifth International Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference, Threshold Concepts in Practice, Durham University, Durham, UK, 9-11 July, 2014
Abstract:
https://www.ee.ucl.ac.uk/~mflanaga/abstracts/TC14Abstract16.pdf           (last accessed: 6 July 2014)

  Meyer, J. H. F., Knight, D. B., Baldock, T. E., Callaghan, D. P., McCredden, J. and O’Moore, L. (2014) What to do with a Threshold Concept: A case study,
Fifth International Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference, Threshold Concepts in Practice, Durham University, Durham, UK, 9-11 July, 2014
Abstract:
https://www.ee.ucl.ac.uk/~mflanaga/abstracts/TC14Abstract22.pdf           (last accessed: 4 July 2014)

  Åkerlind, G., McKenzie, J. and Wilson, A. (2012) A New Model for Teaching and Learning of Threshold Concepts
Fourth Biennial Conference on Threshold Concepts: From personal practice to communities of practice, Trinity College, Dublin, 28-29 June 2012.
Book of Conference Abstracts: page 47   [last accessed 30 June 2012].

  Baillie, C., Bowden, J.A. and Meyer, J.H.F. (2013) Threshold capabilities: threshold concepts and knowledge capability linked through variation theory,
Higher Education, 65 (2), 227-246.

  Meyer, J.H.F. (2012) ‘Variation in Student Learning’ as a Threshold Concept,
The Journal of Faculty Development, Special Issue: Threshold Concepts in Educational Development, 26, (3).
Abstract: http://store.newforums.com/Threshold-Concepts-in-Educational-Development-JFD263.htm

  Åkerlind, G., McKenzie, J., Lupton, M. and Trigwell, K. (2011) A threshold concepts focus to curriculum design: Supporting student learning through application of variation theory,
Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Project, Threshold Concepts and Variation Theory: Final Report:
http://thresholdvariation.edu.au/sites/default/files/pp8-885_anu_akerlind_final_report_part_1_december_2010_0.pdf       (last accessed; 30 October 2011)
Project Web Page: http://thresholdvariation.edu.au/

  Åkerlind, G. S., McKenzie, J. and Lupton, M. (2011) Using phenomenography and variation theory to improve understandings of threshold concepts,
Earli 2011: Education for a Global Networked Society, Earli 14th Biennial Conference, Exeter, UK, 30 August - 3 September 2011.

  Åkerlind, G., Carr-Gregg, S, Field, R., Houston, L., Jones, J., Lupton, M., McKenzie, J. and Treloar, C. (2010) A threshold concepts focus to first year law curriculum design: supporting student learning using variation theory,
13th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference 2010, Adelaide 27-30 June 2010:
http://www.fyhe.com.au/past_papers/papers10/content/pdf/12B.pdf       (last accessed; 12 october 2010)

  Åkerlind, G., McKenzie, J. and Wilson, A., (2010) Adapting educational theory to discipline pedagogy: integrating research, teaching and scholarship.,
Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Research Conference 2010, ‘Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?’; Exploring Meaning, Identities and Transformation in Higher Education, 14 - 16 December 2010, Celtic Manor Resort, South Wales, UK.
[http://www.srhe.ac.uk/conference2010/abstracts/0209.pdf   last accessed 17 March 2011]

  McKenzie, J., Åkerlind, G., Lupton, M. and Trigwell, K. (2010) Spaces of variation in understanding uncertainty and legal reasoning: extending understandings of transformation, irreversibility and liminality in coming to understand threshold concepts,
Third Biennial Threshold Concepts Symposium; Exploring transformative dimensions of threshold concepts: The University of New South Wales in collaboration with the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 1-2 July 2010

  Meyer, J.H.F. (2010) Helping our students: learning, metalearning, and threshold concepts,
in Taking stock: research on teaching and learning in higher education. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, pp. 191-213. Queen’s policy studies series (66).
[http://dro.dur.ac.uk/6849/1/6849.pdf   last accessed 14 June 2011]

  Park, E-J. and Light, G. (2010) Identifying a Potential Threshold Concept in Nanoscience and Technology: Engaging Theory in the Service of Practice,
in: Threshold Concepts and Transformational Learning, Land, R., Meyer, J.H.F. and Baillie, C., (eds), Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, pp. 259-280,   [book details].

  Pang, M.F. and Meyer, J.H.F. (2010) Modes of Variation in Pupil’s Apprehension of a Threshold Concept in Economics,
in: Threshold Concepts and Transformational Learning, Land, R., Meyer, J.H.F. and Baillie, C., (eds), Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, pp. 365-382,   [book details].

  Buckley, C. and Maddern, J. (2009): Models of learning and teaching,
The tHE Programme, Bangor University and Aberystwyth University
Presentation: http://www.bangor.ac.uk/adu/the_scheme/documents/INDCBJM.ppt   last accessed 28 October 2009
This powerpoint presentation also contains very informative notes.

  Meyer, J.H.F., Land, R. and Davies, P. (2008) Threshold concepts and troublesome knowledge (4): Issues of variation and variability,
in: Land, R., Meyer, J.H.F. and Smith, J., (eds), Threshold Concepts within the Disciplines. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, pp 59-74,   [book details].

Veterinary Medicine

  Alpi, K. and Hoggan, C. (2016) Recognizing the Value of Threshold Concepts: Application of a Conceptual Tool to Professional Students Learning to Be Researchers,
The Reference Librarian: Available online, 5 Feb 2016, DOI:10.1080/02763877.2016.1121070.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02763877.2016.1121070           (last accessed: 9 February 2016)

  Lygo-Baker, S., Kokotailo, P. K. and Young, K. M. (2015) Developing Confidence in Uncertainty: Conflicting Roles of Trainees as They Become Educators in Veterinary and Human Medicine,
Journal of Veterinary Medical Education 42 (3), Available online ahead of print DOI: 10.3138/jvme.1114-107R .
http://jvme.utpjournals.press/doi/abs/10.3138/jvme.1114-107R           (last accessed: 3 September 2015)

  Rhind, S. M., Warman, S., Paterson, J., Hughes, K. J. and Hammond, J. (2014) An Exploration of Threshold Concepts in the Veterinary Curriculum,
5th Veterinary Education Symposium, VetEd 2014, 10-11 July 2014, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Abstract:
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/media-library/sites/vetscience/documents/VetEd%20-%20Proceedings.pdf           (last accessed: 5 July 2014)

Video Making

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Technology Enhanced Learning: Video Making

Virtual Worlds, Virtual Laboratories and Virtual Conferencing

See Technology Enhanced Learning

Visual Impairment

See Health Care: Visual impairment

Vocational Education

  Cleaver, E., Wills, D., Gormally, S., Grey, D., Johnson, C. and Rippingale, J. (2017) Connecting research and teaching through curricular and pedagogic design: From theory to practice,
Chapter 10 in: Developing the Higher Education Curriculum: Research-based Education in Practice, Edited by Brent Carnell and Dilly Fung, UCL Press, London, 2017, pp 145-159 & 166
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-press/browse-books/developing-the-higher-education-curriculum           (last accessed: 18 November 2017)

  Cooper, T. (2017) Curriculum Renewal: Barriers to Successful Curriculum Change and Suggestions for Improvement,
Journal of Education and Training Studies 5 (11), 115-128.
http://redfame.com/journal/index.php/jets/issue/view/123           (last accessed: 31 October 2017)

  Fuzzard, R. (2017) Yes but no but yes ― students straddling the change process in Community Service Work,
Practice and Evidence of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (PESTLHE), Special Edition: Threshold Concepts 2017, Eds. Ray Land and Julie Rattray, 12, (2), 116-124.
http://community.dur.ac.uk/pestlhe.learning/index.php/pestlhe/article/view/164/198           (last accessed: 15 May 2017)

  Gronow, E. and Morrison, A. (2017) Accounting in tourism and hospitality degrees: Threshold barriers and threshold conceptions ,
In: CAUTHE 2017: Time For Big Ideas? Re-thinking The Field For Tomorrow, Dunedin, New Zealand: Department of Tourism, University of Otago, 2017, pp 588-591.
https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=849512869363790;res=IELBUS           (last accessed: 29 June 2017)

  Reinsfield, E. and Williams, P. J. (2017) New Zealand secondary technology teachers’ perceptions:“technological” or “technical” thinking?,
International Journal of Technology and Design Education: Available online 6 July 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s10798-017-9418-z.
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10798-017-9418-z           (last accessed: 14 July 2017)

  Vaughan, K. (2017) The role of apprenticeship in the cultivation of soft skills and dispositions,
Journal of Vocational Education & Training: Available online April 2017, DOI: 10.1080/13636820.2017.1326516.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13636820.2017.1326516           (last accessed: 17 May 2017)

  Hodge, S., Atkins, L. and Simons, M. (2016) Towards an epistemically neutral curriculum model for vocational education: from competencies to threshold concepts and practices,
International Journal of Training Research 14 (3), 230-243: DOI: 10.1080/14480220.2016.1256895.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14480220.2016.1256895           (last accessed: 16 February 2017)

  Vaughan, K. (2016) Vocational thresholds: developing expertise without certainty in general practice medicine,
Journal of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners 8 (2), 99-105.
http://www.publish.csiro.au/?paper/HC15027           (last accessed: 11 July 2016)

  Vaughan, K. (2016) Acts of learning worth learning from,
NZCER set 2016: no. 2
http://www.nzcer.org.nz/nzcerpress/set/articles/acts-learning-worth-learning           (last accessed: 28 October 2016)

  Ratto-Nielsen, J. (2015) From non-formal to transformative learning in the EU youth programmes: unleashing the potential of entrepreneurial learning in youth work,
European Commision - Youth work and non-formal learning in Europe’s education landscape: A quarter of a century of EU cooperation for youth policy and practice, pp 130-150
Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2015, ISBN 978-92-79-38886-6 doi:10.2766/77244
http://ec.europa.eu/youth/library/reports/youth-work-nonformal-learning_en.pdf           (last accessed: 5 March 2016)

  Marsh, I. and White, J. (2016) Boundaries, Thresholds, and the Liminal in Youth Suicide Prevention Practice,
in Youth Work, Early Education, and Psychology: Liminal Encounters, eds: Hans Skott-Myhre, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw & Kathleen S. G. Skott-Myhre, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke UK and New York USA, 2016, Chapter 4, pp. 69-89

  Ashworth, H. (2015) Students’ acquisition of a threshold concept in childhood and youth studies,
Innovations in Education and Teaching International: Available online 05 Feb 2015, DOI: 10.1080/14703297.2014.1003953.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2014.1003953           (last accessed: 10 February 2015)

  Chan, S. (2015) Apprentices’ Learning of Occupationally Informed Practical Judgment,
Vocations and Learning: Available online 23 May 2015; DOI 10.1007/s12186-015-9134-3.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12186-015-9134-3           (last accessed: 27 May 2015)

  Price, M. (2015) Narrative capital and youth practitioner professional identities,
Doctorate in Education (EdD) Thesis, School of Education, University of Brighton, 2015
http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/14203/1/Mark%20Price%20-%20EdD%20for%20publication%2028.5.15.pdf           (last accessed: 27 August 2015)

  Reynolds, C. (2015) The impact of a game-based approach to Bourdieu on learners training to teach in post-compulsory education at an English University,
Inspire Conference, School of Education and Professional Development, University of Huddersfield, 14 January 2015, Huddersfield, United Kingdom
http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/23228/           (last accessed: 1 February 2015)

  Atherton, J., Hadfield, P. and Wolstencroft, P. (2014) Troublesome Thresholds and Limiting Liminality: Issues in Teaching in Vocational Education,
Fourth Biennial Conference on Threshold Concepts: From personal practice to communities of practice, Trinity College, Dublin, 28-29 June 2012.
Full Paper in Threshold Concepts: From Personal Practice to Communities of Practice, Proceedings of the National Academy's Sixth Annual Conference and the Fourth Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference [e-publication], Editors: Catherine O'Mahony, Avril Buchanan, Mary O'Rourke and Bettie Higgs, January 2014, NAIRTL, Ireland, ISBN: 978-1-906642-59-4, p 169.
http://www.nairtl.ie/documents/EPub_2012Proceedings.pdf#page=179      [last accessed 28 January 2014]

  Evans, R. (2014) Can universities make good journalists?,
Journalism Education 3 (1), 66-87: ISSN: 2050-3903.
http://journalism-education.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Journalism-Education-issue-3-1.pdf#page=66           (last accessed: 6 May 2014)

  Fuzzard, R. and Kiley, M. (2014) What Concepts Underpin Skills Training in Community Services in Vocational Education and Training,
Fourth Biennial Conference on Threshold Concepts: From personal practice to communities of practice, Trinity College, Dublin, 28-29 June 2012.
Full Paper in Threshold Concepts: From Personal Practice to Communities of Practice, Proceedings of the National Academy's Sixth Annual Conference and the Fourth Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference [e-publication], Editors: Catherine O'Mahony, Avril Buchanan, Mary O'Rourke and Bettie Higgs, January 2014, NAIRTL, Ireland, ISBN: 978-1-906642-59-4, p 172.
http://www.nairtl.ie/documents/EPub_2012Proceedings.pdf#page=182      [last accessed 28 January 2014]

  Fuzzard, R. (2014) Yes but no but yes ― students straddling the change process.,
Fifth International Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference, Threshold Concepts in Practice, Durham University, Durham, UK, 9-11 July, 2014
Abstract:
https://www.ee.ucl.ac.uk/~mflanaga/abstracts/TC14Abstract54.pdf           (last accessed: 6 July 2014)

  Steckley, L. and McPheat, G. (2014) Threshold Concepts in Residential Child Care / Child and Youth Care,
Scottish Institute for Residential Child Care (SIRCC) National Conference 2014, Aspirations and Ambitions Changing lives through Learning, Hilton Grosvenor, Edinburgh, UK, 10-11 June 2014:
http://www.celcis.org/media/events/Parallel-2_Threshold_Concepts_SIRCC-2014.pdf           (last accessed: 22 July 2014)

  Steckley, L. and McPheat, G. (2013) Shifting Discourse: Threshold Concepts in Child and Youth Care (CYC),
CELCIS [Centre for excellence for looking after children in Scotland] resource:
http://www.celcis.org/media/resources/publications/CYC_Threshold_Concepts.pdf           (last accessed: 22 August 2013)

  Steckley, L. (2013) Is Life-space a Threshold Concept?,
CYC-On line June 2013 / Issue 172 pp 23-29:
http://www.cyc-net.org/cyc-online/jun2013.pdf           (last accessed: 22 July 2014)

  Cooper, T. (2012) Threshold Concepts as a heuristic device in an ill-structured discipline,
Fourth Biennial Conference on Threshold Concepts: From personal practice to communities of practice, Trinity College, Dublin, 28-29 June 2012.
Book of Conference Abstracts: page 44-45   [last accessed 1 July 2012].

  Monk, C., Cleaver, E., Hyland, C. and Brotherton, G. (2012) Nuturing the independent-thinking practitioner: using threshold concepts to transform undergraduate learning
Journal of Pedagogic Development Volume 2 Issue 3: http://www.beds.ac.uk/learning/support/jpd/journal-of-pedagogic-development-volume-2-issue-3/nuturing-the-independent-thinking-practitioner-using-threshold-concepts-to-transform-undergraduate-learning   (last accessed 23 November 2012)

  Moroney, D. (2012) Threshold Concepts in a TEE (Teaching English in English) Context,
Fourth Biennial Conference on Threshold Concepts: From personal practice to communities of practice, Trinity College, Dublin, 28-29 June 2012.
Book of Conference Abstracts: page 123   [last accessed 11 July 2012].

  Atherton J, Hadfield P and Meyers R (2008) Threshold Concepts in the Wild,
Expanded version of a paper presented at Threshold Concepts: from Theory to Practice conference, Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario 18-20 June 2008.
[http://www.doceo.co.uk/tools/Threshold_Concepts_Wild_expanded_70.pdf   last accessed 1 July 2009]

  Hadfield, P. and Atherton, J. (2008) Beyond Compliance,
A development of “Accountability, assessment and anxiety; and curricular structures to help students engage with troublesome knowledge”,
a paper presented at 16th Improving Student Learning; through the curriculum conference, University of Durham UK, 1-3 September 2008
http://www.bedspce.org.uk/papers/Beyond%20Compliance_50.pdf   last accessed 17 July 2010.




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