Recent Scholarship

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Albertyn, R., van Coller-Peter, S. and Morrison, J. (2018) A Multi-level Researcher Development Framework to Address Contrasting Views of Student Research Challenges,South African Journal of Higher Education  32 (1), 13-30.


Dhunpath, R., Amin, N. and Khumalo, L. (2017) Editorial: Advancing Teaching Innovation and Research Excellence in Higher Education,
Alternation Journal 24 (2), 1-11.

McSweeney, J. (2017) What happens when you fail at SoTL? Available online at

Smart, C. and Denman, K. (2017) Student and Supervisor Experiences of Learning and Teaching Conversation Analysis and Discursive Psychology for Autism Spectrum Disorder Focused Research: A Reflective Approach, In: O’Reilly M., Lester J., Muskett T. (eds) A Practical Guide to Social Interaction Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. The Language of Mental Health. Palgrave Macmillan, London, Chapter 8 .


Bhola, S. & Parchoma, G. (2016). Threshold concepts and conceptual change process. Papers on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching: Proceedings of the University of Calgary Conference on Learning and Teaching, 1, 33-40.

Manarin, K. and Abrahamson, E. (2016) Troublesome Knowledge of SoTL,International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning  10  (2), Article 2.

Marquis, E., Puri, V., Wan, S., Ahmad, A., Goff, L., Knorr, K., Vassileva, I. and Woo, J. (2016) Navigating the threshold of student―staff partnerships: a case study from an Ontario teaching and learning institute, International Journal for Academic Development 21 (1), 4-15: DOI: 10.1080/1360144X.2015.1113538.

Tierney, A. M. (2016) “More than just a Teaching Fellow”: The impact of REF and implications of TEF on Life Science Teaching-Focused Academics in UK HEIs, PhD Thesis, School of Education, Durham University, October 2016

Webb, A. S. (2016) Threshold Concepts and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning,
in: Threshold Concepts in Practice, Land, R., Meyer, J.H.F. and Flanagan, M.T., (eds), Sense Publishers, Rotterdam/Boston/Taipei, Chapter 22, pp 299-308,   [book details]

Webb, A. and Tierney, A. (2016) SoTL Development Through Threshold Concepts,
Sixth International Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference, Thresholds on the Edge, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 15-17 June 2016:           (last accessed: 17 July 2016)