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Books on higher education and learning theories

Adéu a la Universitat

Adéu a la Universitat. L'eclipsi de les humanitats

Llovet, J. Galaxia Gutemberg/Circulo de Lectores, 2011, ISBN: 978-84-8109-920-1

Becoming Critical

Becoming Critical. Education, Knowlegde and Action Research

Carr, W., Kemmis, S., Deakin University Press, 1986, ISBN: 1-85000-090-5

Action Research

Action Research in Teaching and learning. A practical guide to conducting pedagogical research in universities

Norton, L. S., Routledge, 2009, ISBN: 978-0-415-43794-3


Teories d'aprenentatge en el processament de la informació

Vázquez, G., Edicions UOC, Temes universitaris bàsics, 122, ISBN: 84-89382-71-9


Teories d'aprenentatge de base cognitivista

Sarramona, J., Edicions UOC, Temes universitaris bàsics, 120, ISBN: 84-89382-69-7


Teories d'aprenentatge de base conductista

Sarramona, J., Edicions UOC, Temes universitaris bàsics, 121, ISBN: 84-89382-68-9


Experience and education

Dewey, J., 1938, Free Press, 1997, ISBN: 978-0684838281


Understanding John Dewey

Campbell, J., Open Court, Chicago, 1995, ISBN: 0-8126-9285-3


The structure of scientific revolutions, 3rd. ed.

Kuhn, T. S., The University of Chicago Press, 1996, ISBN: 978-0-226-45808-3


The The logic of scientific discovery

Popper, K. R., Routledge, 2002, ISBN: 90415278449


Learning in Adulthood. A comprehensive guide, 3rd. ed.

Merriam, S. B., Caffarella, R. S., Baumgartner, L. M., Jossey-Bass an Imprint of Wiley, 2007, ISBN: 0-7879-7588-5


Frames of Mind. The theory of multiple intelligences, 20th anniversary ed.

Gardner, H., Basic Books, 2004, ISBN: 978-0-465-02510-7


Intelligence reframed. Multiple intelligences for the 21st century

Gardner, H., Basic Books, 1999, ISBN: 978-0-465-02611-7


Sistemas comparados de educación superior en Europa. Marcos conceptuales, resultados empíricos y perspectiva de futuro

Teichler, U., Ediciones Octaedro, 2009, ISBN: 978-84-9921-002-5


What the best college teachers do 

Bain, K., Harvard University Press, 2004 ISBN: 978-0674013254

Here there is an interesting interview to the author. Source: International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HELT)


What the best college students do 

Bain, K., Harvard University Press, 2012, ISBN: 978-0674066649 

1.      Brabrand, Claus, “Teaching teaching & understanding understanding”, Aarhus university Press, 2006, (DVD)

2.      Teaching for quality learning at university : what the student does / John Biggs


5.      Papert, S., The children machine. Rethinking school in the age of the computer”, Basic Books, 1993, ISBN: 978-0-465-01063-9


6.      Our underachieving colleges : a candid look at how much students learn and why they should be learning more / Derek Bok



7.      On becoming an innovative university teacher : reflection in action / John Cowan


8.      El Legado pedagógico del siglo XX para la escuela del siglo XXI / J. Trilla (coordinador) ; E. Cano ... [et al.]


9.      The Three dimensions of learning / Knud Illeris


10.  Professors' guide to getting good grades in college / Lynn F. Jacobs and Jeremy S. Hyman


11.  Manual de tutoria universitària : recursos per a l'acció / Sebastián Rodríguez Espinar (coordinador) ; autors: Manuel Álvarez González ... [et al.] ; amb la col·laboració de: Juan Manuel Homar, Teresa Mauri Majós, Mercedes Nogué


12.  The adult learner : the definitive classic in adult education and human resource development / Malcom S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson


13.  Teaching science for understanding : a human constructivist view / edited by Joel J. Mintzes, James H. Wandersee, Joseph D. Novak


14.  Noves raons de la universitat : un assaig sobre l'espai universitari català / Ricard Torrents


15.  Forever better : continuous quality, improvement in higher education / Peter Knight, E. Nola Aitken, Robert J. Rogerson


16.  The end of education : redefining the value of school / Neil Postman


17.  The quiet crisis : how higher education is failing America / Peter Smith


18.  One nation, one standard : an ex-liberal on how Hispanics can succeed just like other immigrant groups / Herman Badillo




                    1) Learning objectives

                    2) Active methodologies

                    4) Assessment

                    5) Portfolios

                    5) CLIL