Literature and resources

Supporting students

Crosling, G. and Webb, G. (2002) Supporting Student Learning: Case Studies, Experience and Practice from Higher Education (Case Studies in Teaching in Higher Education), Routledge.

Fry, H., Ketteridge, S. and Marshall, S. (2015) A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Enhancing Academic Practice, Routledge.

Hagard, S. (2013) BIS Research Paper Number 130. The Maturing of the MOOC. Literature review of Massive Open Online Courses and other forms of online distance learning, London: Department for Business Innovation and Skills.

Hockings, C. (2010) Inclusive learning and teaching in higher education: a synthesis of research. York: Higher Education Academy.

Knight, P. and Yorke, M. (2003) Assessment Learning and Employability (Society for Research into Higher Education). Open University Press.

Parr, C. (2014) Report highlights 10 trends to shake up education, Times Higher Education. [Full Report PDF Click here]

Sambell, K. (2013) Involving students in the scholarship of assessment: student voices on the feedback ‘agenda for change’, in Merry, S. Price, M. Carless, D. and Taras, M. (eds.) Reconceptualising feedback in higher education. London: Routledge.















The University of Manchester Library offers a range of interactive e-learning resources that cover a broad selection of academic skills topics. They utilise possible scenarios and student experiences to ensure the relevance of the material, these can be viewed here: My Learning Essentials webpages.