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Inquiry-based learning

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References and further information


Boyer Commission on Educating Undergraduates in the Research University (1998), Reinventing Undergraduate Education: A Blueprint for America's Research Universities, Stony Brook, New York [accessed 19.2.2008].

Goodyear, P. (2001), Effective Networked Learning in Higher Education: Notes and Guidelines, Centre for Studies in Advanced Learning Technology, University of Lancaster, UK.

Hutchings, B. (2006), Designing an Enquiry-based Learning Course, University of Manchester, UK [accessed 19.2.2008].

Hutchings, B. (2007), Enquiry-based Learning: Definitions and Rationale, University of Manchester, UK [accessed 19.2.2008].

Kahn, P. and O’Rourke, K. (2004), Guide to Curriculum Design: Enquiry-based Learning, University of Manchester, UK [accessed 19.2.2008].

McKinney, P. and Levy, P. (2006). Inquiry-based Learning and Information Literacy Development: A CETL Approach [accessed 20.2.2008].

Roy, D., Borin, P. and Kustra, E. (2003a), What Is Unique about Inquiry Courses?, Center for Leadership in Learning, McMaster University, Canada [accessed 27.02.08].

Roy, D., Borin, P. and Kustra, E. (2003b), What Is a "Good" Inquiry Question?, McMaster University, Canada [accessed 27/02/08].

Further information

The following websites provide useful information and resources.

Center for Leadership in Learning, McMaster University
A resource for all teachers at McMaster University, the CLL has a section on IBL:

Centre for Excellence in Enquiry-based Learning (CEEBL)

CILASS: Centre for Inquiry-based Learning in the Arts and Social Sciences

Learning through Enquiry Alliance
A partnership of Inquiry-based Learning Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETLs)

The following book has recently been published:

Knapper, C. (Ed.) (2007), Experiences with Inquiry Learning: Proceeding of a Symposium at McMaster University, McMaster University Centre for Leadership in Learning, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.