David Bohm 1996; On Dialogue. - and related essays around it

D. Stone, B. Patton, S. Heen 1999; Difficult Conversations. How to Discuss What Matters Most.

K. Patterson, J. Grenny, R. McMillan, A. Switzler 2002; Crucial Conversations. Tools for Talking when Stakes are High.

Leaving or Staying: More than Flipping a Coin

Elaine Seymour and Nancy Hewitt 1997; Talking about leaving. Why Undergraduates Leave the Sciences.

Vincent Tinto 1987; Leaving College. Rethinking the Causes and Cures of Student Attrition.

various authors, 2003; Improving Completion Rates Among Disadvantaged Students.

David Moxley, Anwar Najor-Durack and Cecille Dumbrigue 2001; Keeping Students in Higher Education. Successful Practices and Strategies for Retention.

Publications by the European Access Network (EAN)

More active learning

Freeman et al, 2011; Increased course structure improves performance in introductory biology

Prince 2004; Does active learning work? A review of the research

 Walker et al. 2008; A delicate balance: integrating active learning into a large lecture course