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Lists of Journals about teaching in HE

The Institute of Education Library guide Journal Rankings guide The ERIC list  Higher education journals: their characteristics and contribution Malcolm Tight

Threshold concepts web resource

Threshold Concepts: Undergraduate Teaching, Postgraduate Training, Professional Development and School Education A Short Introduction and a Bibliography fom 2003 to 2018 The Meyer and Land Threshold Concept            “ The idea of threshold concepts emerged from a UK national research project into the possible characteristics of strong teaching and learning environments in the disciplines for undergraduate education ( Enhancing Teaching-Learning Environments in Undergraduate Courses ). In pursuing this research in the field of economics, it became clear to Erik Meyer and Ray Land [ 1-7 ], that certain concepts were held by economists to be central to the mastery of their subject. These concepts, Meyer and Land argued, could be described as ‘threshold’ ones because they have certain features in common. ”                       Glynis Cousin, An introduction to threshold concepts              Over the past decade this concept has been embraced by ma