Providing Learning Support for Students with Hidden Disabilities and Dyslexia Undertaking Fieldwork and Related Activities


Committee of Heads of University Geoscience Departments (1995) Safety in fieldwork (London: The Geological Society)

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Gilroy, D.E. & Miles, T.R. (1996) Dyslexia at College. Second Edition (London: Routledge).

Hall, T., Harrison, M. & Healey, M. (2001) The Experience of Academic Departments and Disability Support Units in Providing Learning Support for Students Undertaking Fieldwork and Related Activities: Report on Surveys (Cheltenham: Geography Discipline Network).

Jones, A., Duck, R., Reed, R. & Weyers, J. (1999) Practical Skills in Environmental Science (Harlow: Longman).

Kent, M., Gilbertson, D.D. & Hunt, C.O. (1997) Fieldwork in geography teaching: a critical review of literature and approaches, Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 21(3), pp.313-332.

King, H. (Ed.) (1997) Proceedings of the UK Geoscientists Fieldwork Symposium. University of Leicester, 12/13 November 1997. ESTA Occasional Series No. 2.

Krupska, M. & Klein, C. (1995) Demystifying Dyslexia (London: Language and Literacy Unit).

Livingstone I., Matthews, H. & Castley, A. (1998) Fieldwork and Dissertations in Geography (Cheltenham: Geography Discipline Network).

Lockley, S., Hall, I. & Hall, D. (2000) Accessible Learning and Course Materials for Students with Dyslexia: a report guide for tutors. Report funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) through its Fund for the Development of Learning and Teaching (FDTL) (Liverpool Hope University College, University of Liverpool and University of Birmingham).

Marshall, D., Cottingham, C., Healey, M. & Gravestock, P. (2000) Providing Learning Support for Disabled Students in Higher Education with Particular Reference to Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences: a selective annotated bibliography (Cheltenham: Geography Discipline Network).

McEwen, L. (1996) Fieldwork in the undergraduate geography programme; challenges and changes, Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 20. pp.379-384.

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (2000a) Subject Benchmark Statement for Earth Science, Environmental Science and Environmental Studies (Gloucester: QAA). Available at

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (2000b) Subject Benchmark Statement for Geography (Gloucester: QAA). Available at

Quality Assurance Agency (2000c) Code of Practice for the Assurance of Academic Quality and Standards in Higher Education: (Section 3): Students with disabilities, - at

Singleton, C.H. (1999) Dyslexia in Higher Education: policy, provisions and practice (Hull: The University of Hull).

Skill: National Bureau for Students with Disabilities (1997) The Co-ordinators' Handbook.

Skill Web site:

Key information site. Broad range of information for students with disabilities in Further and Higher Education including funding, benefits, legislation etc. Site links to numerous other important and useful web sites.

West, T.G. (1997) In the Mind's Eye: Visual Thinkers, Gifted People with Dyslexia and Other Learning Difficulties, Computer Images, and the Ironies of Creativity (New York: Prometheus Books).

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