A journal dedicated to the scholarship of teaching and learning in the ‘global South’
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Knight, PT. 2002. Being a Teacher in Higher Education. Buckingham: SRHE and Open University Press.
Two authors, edited volume:
Becher, T & Trowler, P. (eds.) 2001. Academic Tribes and Territories. Second Edition. Buckingham: SRHE and Open University Press.
Chapter in a book:
Hermerschmidt, M. 1999. Foregrounding background in academic learning. In Jones, C., Turner, J. & Street, BV. Students Writing in the University. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 5-16.
Edwards, A. & Thompson, M. 2013. Resourceful leadership: Revealing the creativity of organizational leaders. In Sannino, A. & Ellis, V. (eds.) Learning and Collective Creativity: Activity-Theoretical and Sociocultural Studies. London: Routledge.
Gorard, S. 2003. Quantitative methods in social science. Chapter 4. Sampling the basis of all research. 56-89. London: Continuum.
Article in a journal:
Kiley, M. & Wisker, G. 2009. Threshold concepts in research education and evidence of threshold crossing. Higher Education, Research & Development. 28(4): 431-444.
Zipin, L., Sellar, S. & Hattam, R. 2012. Countering and exceeding ‘capital’: a ‘funds of knowledge’ approach to re-imagining community. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. 33(2), May: 179-192.
Article in a journal with a DOI number:
Clarence, S. 2011. Making inter-disciplinary spaces for talk about and change in student writing and literacy development. Teaching in Higher Education. 17(2): 127-137. DOI:10.1080/13562517.2011.611876.
Cortázar, J. 1969. Cronopios and Famas, trans. P. Blackburn. New York: Random House.
[Do not translate foreign titles into English unless it is the English version that is referred to.]
Article in a newspaper or magazine:
Phakathi, B. 2011. Teachers vow to fight DA education bill. Business Day, 18 October.
Slides and film:
Mihalyi, LJ. 1977. Landscapes of Zambia, Central Africa. Santa Barbara, CA: Visual Education. Slides.
An Incident in Tiananmen Square. 1990. 16 mm, 25 min. San Francisco: Gate of Heaven Films.
Godard, J-L. (dir.)  2005. Masculin Feminin. Criterion Collection.
Papers read at meetings and articles in proceedings:
Clegg, S. 2008. The struggle for connections. Keynote address at ISSOTL conference, 17-19 October Edmonton, Canada.
Leitao, R. 2018. Recognizing and overcoming the myths of modernity. In Storni, C., Leahy, K., McMahon, M., Lloyd, P. & Bohemia E. (Eds.), Proceedings of DRS Design Research Society 2018 Catalyst Conference. University of Limerick, Ireland. 25-28 June 2018. pp.955-967.
Peseta, TL. 2005. Learning and Becoming in Academic Development: an autoethnographic inquiry. Unpublished PhD dissertation, the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
Marciniak, E. & Jefferson, N. 1985. CHA Advisory Committee Appointed by Judge Marvin E Aspin: Final Report (December). Unpublished.
Organisation as ‘author’:
Democratic Alliance (DA). 2008. Preparing for success. The DA’s plan for schools that deliver real opportunity. [O]. Available:http://www.da.org.za/docs/647/MDU-%20DA%20Preparing%20for%20Success.pdf Accessed 23 July 2012
Materials in archives:
Egmont Manuscripts (n.d.). Phillips Collection. Athens: University of Georgia Library.
Internet/world wide web sites:
Vale, P. and Carter, J. 2008. But Do They Think? Mail and Guardian, 2 March. Available:http://mg.co.za/printformat/single/2008-03-02-but-do-they-think/. Accessed 5 May 2011.
United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). 2020. Indigenous peoples and their communities. Available: https://www.unenvironment.org/civil-society-engagement/major-groups-modalities/major-group-categories/indigenous-peoples-and. Accessed 1 April 2020.