As with any good quality piece of writing, using academic literature to enhance your reflective narratives is indispensable. You will be drawing on educational literature in your discipline as well as elucidate generic forms of pedagogy to reinforce your fellowship application. This is an ongoing process as you continue to develop your teaching and support of learning. 

Here, we recommend some journals and classic resources as good starting points for you to explore.


Recommended Journals

American Educational Research Journal
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education
Education and Evaluation Policy
Higher Education
Higher Education Research and Development
Journal of Educational Psychology
Medical Education
Research in Higher Education
Review of Educational Research
Review of Higher Education
Sociology of Education
Studies in Higher Education
Teaching in Higher Education
The Journal of Higher Education


Classic Resources

Bloom, B., et al. Taxonomy of educational objectives: the classification of educational goals. Handbook I: cognitive domain. New York: David McKay Company. 1956.

Biggs, J and C Tang. Teaching for Quality Learning at University. Open University Press. 2007.

Freire, P. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York. The Continuum International Publishing House. 2005. First Published 1970.

Finkel, D. Teaching with Your Mouths Shut. Portsmouth, NH, Boynton/Cook. 2000.

Howard, G. Frames of the Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. 2011.

Kolb, D. A. Experiential Learning: Experience as the source of Learning and Development. Second Edition. Pearson Education, Inc. 2015.

O’Reiley, M. Radical Presence: Teaching as Contemplative Practice. Portsmouth, NH, Boyton/Cook. 1998.

O’Reiley, M. The Peaceable Classroom. Portsmouth, NH, Boynton/Cook. 1993.

Overall, C. Feeling Fraudulent, In, A Feminist I: Reflections from Academia. Peterborough, Broadview Press. 1998.

Palmer, P. The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teachers Life. San Francisco. Jossey-Bass. 1998.

Ramsden, P. Learning to Teach in Higher Education. Routledge Falmer. 2007.

Vygotsky, L. S. “Chapter 6: Interaction between learning and development”. Mind in society: the development of higher pschological processes. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1978 pp. 79-91.


Other Helpful Resources

Diversity in the Classroom (2014) – UCLA Diversity & Faculty Development

Engagement through partnerships: students as partners in learning and teaching in higher education (2014) – The Higher Education Academy

Problem-Based Learning (2001) – Speaking of Teaching, Stanford University Newsletter on Teaching

Boud, David, and Elizabeth Molloy. “Rethinking models of feedback for learning: the challenge of design.” Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education 38.6 (2013): 698-712.

Collins, Allan, John Seely Brown, and Ann Holum. “Cognitive apprenticeship: Making thinking visible.” American educator 15.3 (1991): 6-11.

Hardman, Jan. “Tutor–student interaction in seminar teaching: Implications for professional development.” Active Learning in Higher Education 17.1 (2016): 63-76.

Nicol, David. “From monologue to dialogue: improving written feedback processes in mass higher education.” Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education 35.5 (2010): 501-517.