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Learning and Teaching Subject Guide: Books and eBooks


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All the books in the library are organised first by number (which corresponds to a subject area) and then alphabetically by author’s surname. Use the library catalogue to search for books from your reading list.

To help you get started, the first box below provides a few selective helpful numbers – consult your reading lists and course material for more detail on your recommended texts; for assistance in using the library catalogue, please use this guide.


These numbers may be helpful for finding books in the following subject areas:

153.15 - Memory and Learning

155.2 – Individual Psychology

320 – Political Science

370.1 – Education – Theory and Philosophy

370.711 – Education – Practice of Teaching

371.102 – Teachers and Teaching

371.3 - Study/Instruction Methods

374 – Adult Education

378.17 – Higher Education – Instruction and Study Methods

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You can also access some relevant material by using the eBooks available through the library. The following key texts from your reading lists are available in eBook format.

Dewey, J. (1944) Democracy and education.

Illeris, K. (2007) How we learn: learning and non-learning in school and beyond.

Savin-Baden, M. and Major, C.H. (2004) Foundations of problem-based learning.

There are more eBooks available by searching in the following databases or by searching in the library catalogue:-