The Higher Education Landscape

Online Resources

  • STLHE Green Guides – This series of guides are intended to be relatively short, easy to read handbooks on different aspects of higher education, with a particular focus on teaching and learning issues.
  • University World News – This is a collection of international news stories related to Post-Secondary Education.  Specific sections include World Blog, Breaking News, Academic Freedom, Commentary etc.
  • Academica Group: Today’s Top Ten – This is a collection of the Top Ten News stories in Higher Education with a particular focus in Canada.
  • Online Learning Consortium – This is an organization devoted to advancing quality online learning by providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications and guidance.
  • Innovative Educators – Dedicated to providing superior training focused on critical issues facing students and educators — useful in identifying key trends in Higher Education.
  • Faculty Focus: Higher Ed Teaching Strategies from Magna Publications – Newsletter from Magna Publications around best practices in Higher Education.


  • Wieman, C. (2007). Why Not Try a Scientific Approach to Science Education? Change, September/October 2007.
  • Christensen-Hughes, J. & Mighty, J. (Eds.). (2010). Taking Stock: Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Montreal and Kingston: Queen’s Policy Study Series, McGill-Queen’s University Press.
  • Collini, S. (2012). What are Universities For? Toronto: Penguin Group.
  • Barnett, R. (2011). Being a University. New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Battiste, M. (2013). Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit.  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Purich Publishing Ltd.