Phil Race

Assessment, learning and teaching in higher education


mlh3eRace, P (2014) Making Learning Happen: 3rd edition, London: Sage.
(Linking to this are three short videos:
(1) About making learning happen in general:;
(2) Five top tips for lecturers:;
(3) on being an author, and the changes in the 3rd edition:

Brown, S and Race, P (2012) Using Effective Assessment to Promote Learning, in University Teaching in Focus: a learning-centred approach, Hunt, L and Chalmers, D (eds), Australian Council for Educational Research and Routledge, pp.74-91.

Race, P (2011) Learning for the Future, in Blue Skies: new thinking about the future of higher education, London: Pearson, downloadable free with the whole book from

Race, P (2007) The Lecturer’s Toolkit: 3rd Edition, London: Routledge. (4th edition in press, due to come out late in 2014 or early 2015).

Race, P and Pickford, R (2007) Making Teaching Work, London: Sage Publications.

Race, P (2007) How to get a Good Degree (2nd edition), Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Race, P (2006) In at the deep end – starting to teach in higher education Leeds: Leeds Metropolitan University. You can download this here In at the Deep End: English version (763). Also the text in Arabic In at the deep end: Arabic translation (169)

Race, P, Brown, S and Smith, B (2005) 500 Tips on Assessment (2nd edition),  London: Routledge.

Race, P (2003) How to Study: Practical Tips for Students, Oxford: Blackwell. (Also available in Chinese, Spanish, Ukrainian and Malaysian translations).

Allison, B and Race, P (2004) The student’s guide to preparing dissertations and theses, London: Routledge.

O’Neill, G, Huntley-Moore, S and Race, P (2007) (eds) Case Studies of Good Practices in Assessment of Student Learning in Higher Education, Dublin: AISHE


Old books – now hard to buy, but still around in libraries.

Race, P (ed.) (1999) 2000 Tips for Lecturers, London: Routledge.

Race, P (1999) Enhancing Student Learning, Birmingham: SEDA Special 10, SEDA Publications.

Brown, S and Race, P (2002) Lecturing: a Practical Guide, London: Routledge.

Race, P (2000) 500 Tips on Group Learning, London: Routledge.

Race, P (ed.) (2001) 2000 Tips for Trainers and Staff Developers, London: Routledge. (also Russian edition).

Race, P (2005) 500 Tips on Open and Online Learning: 2nd edition, London: Routledge.

Race, P and Brown, S (2005) 500 Tips for Tutors: 2nd edition, London: Routledge.

Race, P (2000) How to Win as a Final Year Student, Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Last updated by Phil

21 August, 2014 at 4:15 pm