Publications and Presentations


ETL Project Reports

ETL Project Annual Progress Reports
Other ETL Project Publications and Presentations
Video Clips
Publications by Members of the Project Team
Measurement Instruments


ETL PROJECT REPORTS

Subject Overview Report:
Biosciences
Dai Hounsell, Velda McCune, Judith Litjens and Jenny Hounsell
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Enhancing Learning and Teaching in Economics: A Digest of Research Findings and their Implications
Ray Land, Nicola Reimann and Jan Meyer
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Subject Overview Report:
Economics
Nicola Reimann, Ray Land and Jan Meyer
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Enhancing Learning and Teaching in Electronic Engineering: A Digest of Research Findings and their Implications
Noel Entwistle
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Subject Overview Report:
Electronic Engineering
Noel Entwistle, Jennifer Nisbet and Adrian Bromage
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Enhancing Learning and Teaching in History: A Digest of Research Findings and their Implications
Charles Anderson and Kate Day
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Subject Overview Report:
History
Charles Anderson and Kate Day
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Occasional Report 1:
Approaches to Studying and Perceptions of University Teaching-Learning Environments: Concepts, Measures and Preliminary Findings
Noel Entwistle, Velda McCune and Jenny Hounsell, September 2002
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Occasional Report 2:
Teaching-Learning Environments in Undergraduate Biology: Initial Perspectives and Findings
Dai Hounsell and Velda McCune, October 2002
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Occasional Report 3:
Concepts and Conceptual Frameworks Underpinning the ETL Project

Noel Entwistle
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Occasional Report 4:
Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge: Linkages to Ways of Thinking and Practising within the Disciplines

Jan Meyer and Ray Land
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ETL PROJECT ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORTS

The Project Proposal
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Project Progress Report for Year 1 (January-December 2001)
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Project Progress Report for Year 2 (January-December 2002)
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Project Progress Report for Year 3 (January-December 2003)
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Project Progress Report for Year 4 (January-December 2004)
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ETL Project Phases: a chart of the activities of the project by phase
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Project Final Report
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OTHER ETL PROJECT PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

The publications and presentations listed below may be downloaded from this website.  A full list of publications and presentations is available as a PDF file here.

2000

Promoting deep learning through teaching and assessment:
conceptual frameworks and educational contexts

Noel Entwistle, University of Edinburgh
Paper presented at the TLRP Conference, Leicester, November 2000
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2002

Enhancing Teaching-Learning Environments in Undergraduate Courses:
The ETL Project: Early Findings
Velda McCune and Nicola Reimann

Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge
Erik Meyer and Ray Land
Symposium at the ISL Conference, Brussels, 4 - 6 September 2002
download abstract as PDF file
link to the OCSLD web site for details of conference proceedingsKey Developments in the

ESRC/TLRP Project on Enhancing Teaching-Learning Environments in Undergraduate Courses
Noel Entwistle
Handouts for the TLRP Conference, Huntingdon, 23-24 September 2002
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2003

Promoting High-Quality Learning: Perspectives from the ETL Project
Velda McCune
Norwegian Network in Higher Education 14th Conference on University and College Pedagogy
Fredrikstad, 22–23 October 2003
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University Teaching-Learning Environments and Their Influences on Student Learning: An Introduction to the ETL Project
Noel Entwistle
European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) conference
Padova, 26-30 August 2003
Paper also presented at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) conference, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 11-13 September
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First Year Teaching-Learning Environments in Economics
Nicola Reimann
European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) conference
Padova, 26-30 August 2003
Paper also presented at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) conference, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 11-13 September
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Final-Year Biology Courses as Teaching-Learning Environments
Velda McCune, Dai Hounsell and Jennifer Nisbet
European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) conference
Padova, 26-30 August 2003
Paper also presented at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) conference, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 11-13 September
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2004

Teaching Learning Environments to Support Deep Learning in Contrasting Subject Areas
Noel Entwistle
Presentation given at the LTSN Annual Conference on Business Education, Edinburgh, 14 April 2004
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Enhancing Teaching-Learning Environments in Undergraduate Courses in Electronic Engineering: An Introduction to the ETL Project
Noel Entwistle
Paper presented at the University of Wolverhampton/LTSN/BEES International Conference on Innovation, Good Practice and Research in Engineering Education, Wolverhampton, 7-9 June 2004
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Teaching and Learning Analogue Electronics in Undergraduate Courses: Preliminary Findings from the ETL Project
Noel Entwistle, Roy Chapman, Tony Gachagan, Alister Hamilton, Gordon Hayward, Bob Kelly, Jennifer Nisbet
Paper presented at the University of Wolverhampton/LTSN/BEES International Conference on Innovation, Good Practice and Research in Engineering Education, Wolverhampton, 7-9 June 2004
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Staff and Student Perceptions of the Teaching-Learning Environment: A Case Study
Jennifer Nisbet, Noel Entwistle, Brian McQuillin, Ian Robinson
Paper presented at the University of Wolverhampton/LTSN/BEES International Conference on Innovation, Good Practice and Research in Engineering Education, Wolverhampton, 7-9 June 2004
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Frission Chips: Perceived Relevance and Microprocessor Systems
Adrian Bromage and Peter Whitaker
Paper presented at the University of Wolverhampton/LTSN/BEES International Conference on Innovation, Good Practice and Research in Engineering Education, Wolverhampton, 7-9 June 2004
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The Development of Ways of Thinking and Practising in Three Final-Year Biology Courses
Dai Hounsell and Velda McCune
Paper presented at the Second Biannual Northumbria/EARLI SIG Assessment Conference: Assessment 2004: Beyond Intuition, Bergen, 23-25 June 2004
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Chinese Mainland Students' Experiences of Teaching and Learning at a Chinese University: Some Emerging Findings
Rui Xu
Paper presented at the BERA 2004 Conference, UMIST, Manchester, 15-18 September 2004
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First-Year Teaching-Learning Environments in Economics
Nicola Reimann
International Review of Economics Education, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2004
link to the journal website

Disciplined Environments: Conceptualising University Learning-Teaching Environments
Charles Anderson and Kate Day
European Conference on Educational Research, University of Crete, 22-25 September 2004
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Engaging with the Purposes of Undergraduate History: Challenges and Processes
Charles Anderson and Kate Day
European Conference on Educational Research, University of Crete, 22-25 September 2004
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Teaching-Learning Environments and Student Learning in Electronic Engineering
Noel Entwistle, Jennifer Nisbet and Adrian Bromage
Paper presented at the Third Workshop of the European Network on Powerful Learning Environments, Brugge, 30 September - 2 October 2004
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Learning Outcomes and Ways of Thinking across Contrasting Disciplines and Settings in Higher Education
Noel Entwistle
October 2004
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Approaches to Learning and Levels of Understanding: Influences and Responsibilities
Noel Entwistle
Enhancing Learning Skills at University conference, University College Dublin, 11 November 2004

link to conference web site


2005

University History Teaching: Disciplinary Distinctiveness, Design and Dialogue
Charles Anderson and Kate Day
History in British Education Conference, London, 14-15 February 2005
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Ways of Thinking and Practising in Biology and History: Disciplinary Aspects of Teaching-Learning Environments
Dai Hounsell and Charles Anderson
Higher Education Colloquium, 'Teaching and Learning within the Disciplines', University of Edinburgh, 10-11 June 2005
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Enhancing Guidance and Feedback to Students: Findings on the Impact of Evidence-Informed Initiatives
Velda McCune, Dai Hounsell, Jenny Hounsell and Judith Litjens

European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI) 11th Biennial Conference, Nicosia, 23-27 August 2005
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Introducing multiple choice alongside short answer questions into the end-of-year examination: the impact on student learning in first year Economics
Nicola Reimann and Rui Xu
European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI) 11th Biennial Conference, Nicosia, 23-27 August 2005
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Ways of Thinking and Ways of Teaching across Contrasting Subject Areas
Noel Entwistle
Paper prepared for the ISL 2005 Conference, Improving Student Learning by Assessment, London, 5-7 September 2005
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2006

Investigating and Enhancing Guidance and Feedback to Ungraduate Students
Dai Hounsell, Velda McCune, Jenny Hounsell and Judith Litjens
Paper presented at the 3rd Biennial Northumbria / EARLI SIG Assessment Conference, 30 Aug-1 Sept 2006, Northumbria
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2007

Teaching-learning environments in contemporary mass higher education
Dai Hounsell and Jenny Hounsell
In: Entwistle, N. and Tomlinson, P. (eds) (2007) Student Learning and University Teaching. Leicester: The British Psychological Society.

Final-year biosciences students' willingness to engage: teaching-learning environments, authentic learning experiences and identities
Velda McCune
Paper presented at the EARLI 12th Biennial Conference, 28 August - 1 Sept, Budapest
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VIDEO CLIPS

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David Perkins, Professor of Education at Harvard University and a consultant to the ETL Project, talks about ...

Teaching and Learning for Understanding
Generative Topics  
Throughlines  
Troublesome Knowledge  
Explanation Theories and Action Theories  

OTHER PUBLICATIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE PROJECT TEAM


Assessing by Portfolio
John Biggs, International Consultant to ETL Project
Learning and Development Guide No. 6, University of Newcastle, Australia, 1997
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Demythologising the Teaching of International Students
John Biggs, International Consultant to ETL Project
Learning and Development Guide No. 5, University of Newcastle, Australia, 1997
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A summary of the ‘Teaching for Understanding’ project
Noel Entwistle, March 2001
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Educational Development: Discourse, Identity and Practice
Ray Land, 2004
Buckingham: OUP/SRHE

The Experience of Learning
Ference Marton, Dai Hounsell and Noel Entwistle (eds.) Internet Version (2005)
go to The Experience of Learning web site

Educational Development through Funded Projects
Bob Matthew and Ray Land, 2004
In: K. Fraser (ed.) Education Development and Leadership in Higher Education: Developing an Effective Institutional Strategy. London: RoutledgeFalmer

The deep approach to learning: analytic abstraction and idiosyncratic development
Velda McCune and Noel Entwistle
Paper presented at the 'Innovations in Higher Education' conference, 30 August - 2 September 2000, Helsinki
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MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS

ETL Shortened Experiences of Teaching and Learning Questionnaire (SETLQ)
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Introduction to the SETLQ
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ETL Learning and Studying Questionnaire (LSQ)
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ETL Experiences of Teaching and Learning Questionnaire (ETLQ)
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Introduction to the ETL Project Questionnaires (LSQ and ETLQ)
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Approaches and Study Skills Inventory for Students (ASSIST)
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Bibliography of Studies Using or Conceptually Related to the Approaches to Studying Inventory (ASI), Revised Approaches to Studying Inventory (RASI), Approaches and Study Skills Inventory for Students (ASSIST)

Chinese Students Experiences of Teaching and Learning Questionnaire  (CETLQ)

Researchers are welcome to use these questionnaires, providing it is for non-profit making research, and that all copies of the questionnaires and publications arising from any research acknowledge the source.  The ETL Project team would be interested to hear how they are being used and the findings from any research.

For enquiries about the LSQ, ETLQ, SETLQ or CETLQ, please contact Jenny.Hounsell@ed.ac.uk

For enquiries about ASSIST, please contact Noel.Entwistle@ed.ac.uk



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