Useful Resources

Case Study Learning

Christensen, C. R. (1981) Teaching and the Case Method; Text, Cases and Readings, Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School.

Grant, R. (1997) A Claim for the Case Method in the Teaching of Geography, Journal of Geography in Higher Education, Vol 21, No 2, pp171-185.

Kreber, C. (2001) Learning Experientially through Case Studies? A Conceptual Analysis, Teaching in Higher Education, Vol. 6, No 2, pp217-228.

Kuntz, S. and Hesslar, A. (1998) Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice: Fostering Active Learning through the case method, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities. p 23.

Mustoe, L. R. and Croft, A. C. (1999) Motivating Engineering Students by Using Modern Case Studies, European Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 15, No 6, pp469-476.

Richards, L. G., Gorman, M. Scherer, W. T. and Landel, R. D. (1995) Promoting Active Learning with Cases and Instructional Modules, Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 84 No 4, pp 375-381.

Raju, P. K. and Sanker, C. S. (1999) Teaching Real-World Issues through Case Studies, Journal of Engineering Education, Vol.88, no 4, pp501-508.

Smith, C. O. (1992) Student Written Engineering Cases, International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 8, No 6, pp442-445.

Group Working

Jaques, D. (1984)Learning in Groups, Croom Helm, London.

Johnson, D. W., Johnson, R. T. and Smith, K. A. (1998) Active Learning: Cooperation in the College Classroom, Minnesota: Interaction Book Company.

Millis, B. J. and Cottell, P. G. (1998) Cooperative Learning for Higher Education Faculty, Oryx Press, Canada.

Thorley, L. and Gregory, R. (1994) (Eds.) Using Group-based Learning in Higher Education, Kogan Page, London.


Butcher, A. C., Stefani, L. A. J. and Tario, V. N. (1995) Analysis of Peer-, self- and staff-assement in group project work, Assessment in Higher Education, Vol 2, No 2, pp165-185.

Cheng, W. and Warren, M. (2000) Making a Difference: using peers to assess individual students’ contributions to a group project, Teaching in Higher Education, Vol 5, No 2, pp234-255.

Gibbs, G. (1995) Assessing Student Centred Courses, Oxonian Rewley Press Ltd, Oxford, pp152.

LTSN Generic Centre - Assessment Series 2001.

Peer Assessment in Practice, SEDA Paper 102 Edited by Sally Brown (1998), ISBN 0 94681599 2.

Swanson, D., Case, S. and van der Vleuten (1991) Strategies for student assessment, in  Boud, D. J. and Felletti, G.  (Eds.) The Challenge of Problem-Based Learning,  Kogan Publishers, London.

Webb, N.M. (1995) Group collaboration in assessment: multiple objectives, processes, and outcomes, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Vol 17, No 2, pp239-261.