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Author : Helen Edwards
ISBN : 9781136362484
Genre : Education
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Featuring real-life hints, tips and examples of good and bad practice, this manual provides practical advice on good lecturing techniques and confidence in further and higher education contexts.
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Author : Peter L. Schwartz
ISBN : 0749436239
Genre : Education
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The fourth volume in this series deals with one of the ubiquitous higher and further education subjects. With a practice-based approach, the text avoids being overly academic and instead uses a case study format to detail a wide range of approaches to assessment.
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Author : Peter Schwartz
ISBN : 9781135384029
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The fourth volume in this series deals with one of the ubiquitous higher and further education subjects. With a practice-based approach, the text avoids being overly academic and instead uses a case study format to detail a wide range of approaches to assessment.
Category: Education

Supporting Student Learning

Author : Glenda Crosling
ISBN : 9781135727468
Genre : Education
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This volume focuses on the support programmes that all higher education establishments have in place to aid and develop student learning. The work is designed to equip HE professionals with an accessible guide to some of the best practices in this field from around the world.
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Improving Student Retention In Higher Education

Author : Glenda Crosling
ISBN : 9781134149773
Genre : Education
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Improving Student Retention in Higher Education provides a practical, curriculum-based response to the current situation in higher education, where participating students emanate from a range of backgrounds; international and lower socioeconomic backgrounds, mature aged students, students with disabilities as well as those for whom higher education is the first family experience. Underpinned by research indicating that students are more likely to continue with higher education if they are engaged in their studies and have developed networks and relationships with their fellow students, this book presents best practice examples of innovative and inclusive curriculum, from a range of countries.
Category: Education

A Handbook For Teaching And Learning In Higher Education

Author : Heather Fry
ISBN : 9781317650225
Genre : Education
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This entirely new edition of a very successful book focuses on developing professional academic skills for supporting and supervising student learning and effective teaching. It is built on the premise that the roles of those who teach in higher education are complex and multi-faceted. A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is sensitive to the competing demands of teaching, research, scholarship, and academic management. The new edition reflects and responds to the rapidly changing context of higher education and to current understanding of how to best support student learning. Drawing together a large number of expert authors, it continues to feature extensive use of case studies that show how successful teachers have implemented these ideas. It includes key topics such as student engagement and motivation, internationalisation, employability, inclusive strategies for teaching, effective use of technology and issues relating to postgraduate students and student retention. Part 1 explores a number of aspects of the context of UK higher education that affect the education of students, looking at the drivers of institutional behaviours and how to achieve success as a university teacher. Part 2 examines learning, teaching and supervising in higher education and includes chapters on working with diversity, encouraging independent learning and learning gain. Part 3 considers approaches to teaching and learning in different disciplines, covering a full range including arts and humanities, social sciences, experimental sciences through to medicine and dentistry. Written to support the excellence in teaching and learning design required to bring about student learning of the highest quality, this will be essential reading for all new lecturers, particularly anyone taking an accredited course in teaching and learning in higher education, as well as those experienced lecturers who wish to improve their teaching practice. Those working in adult learning and educational development will also find the book to be a particularly useful resource. In addition it will appeal to staff who support learning and teaching in various other roles.
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The Reflective Spin

Author : Ai-Yen Chen
ISBN : 9789814493789
Genre : Education
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The new millennium brings with it new challenges and possibilities. A globalised world in which education will be the key to cross-national relations necessitates a fundamental understanding of the way education is practised in different cultures across the world. The Reflective Spin is the first book of its kind — about university teachers, about professionals sharing their experiences in improving learning and teaching practices. The writers of the cases generously share their concerns, struggles, knowledge and insights as they examine the values, assumptions, presuppositions and perspectives about learning and teaching in higher education. Readers will benefit from this sharing of a new reflective experience in a multi-layered, multi-faceted and multi-perspective context. Contents:Preface to the Reflective Spin (S Gopinathan)Dialogue: How to Reflect in a Group (E H Schein)Landscaping the Reflective Spin (A-Y Chen)Perspectives and Contexts of Reflection:Reflecting on the Reflective Practitioners (R Pring)Storying and Restorying Ourselves: Narrative and Reflection (D J Clandinin & F M Conelly)Case Studies: Why, Now, More Than Ever, Cases Are Important (J Van Maanen)The Contexts that Transform Learning (A-Y Chen & J James)Reflecting on Self and Text:Confession of a Recovering Classroom Talking Addict (L Schmier)Teacher Knowledge and Classroom Teaching (A Watson)Embedding Chinese Classical Ideas in a Business Law Course (S-L Loi & J Teo)Cross-Cultural Reading: The Case of King Lear (K Singh)Learning in Community:Teacher Perspectives: As a Tool for Reflection, Partnerships and Professional Growth (C Bennett)Reflective Classroom Practice: Case Studies of Hong Kong Student Teachers (O W Y Kwo)A Teacher's Use of the Reflective Process in Implementing Cooperative Learning (C K-E Lee & M Ng)Group Learning for Doing Case Studies in an Engineering and Technology Management Course (Z-Q Liao & A-Y Chen)The Reflection on a Masters of Educational Administration Programme (M Neville)Reflecting on University Teaching Practices (M O'Neill)Educating the Larger Life:Educating the “Larger Life” (L Breslow)Solving Problems in a Saturated Dental Curriculum (L-P Lim)Accounting for Manufacturing: Reflecting on the Grading System (F Kofman)Reflection on 44 Years of Teaching (H Mehlinger)The Continual Dialogue on the Reflective Spin (A-Y Chen & J Van Maanen) Readership: Lecturers and professionals in universities, polytechnics and colleges. Keywords:Reflective Practice;Reflection;Reflective Teaching;Reflective Thinking;Active Learning;Reflective Learning Strategies;Action Research;Learning in Higher Education
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Giving A Lecture

Author : Kate Exley
ISBN : 9781134398478
Genre : Education
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This handy guide uses a multi-disciplinary approach, based on sound educational theory, in order to give straightforward and practical advice to the new and practising university or college teacher.
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Creativity In The Classroom

Author : Paul McIntosh
ISBN : 9781841505169
Genre : Art
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The editors of this volume contend that the current paradigm of standardizing Higher Education through an outcomes-dominated approach can constrain the educational process, where teachers may feel pressured to resort to risk-aversive methods that satisfy the learning-outcomes and assessment agenda. As a result, the ability of teachers and learners to inform, critique and develop their understanding of subjects together may be being lost. This book contains a variety of alternative approaches teachers have used to develop ways of 'humanizing' and deepening the learning process, through drawing on the creative arts and humanities - including cinema, literature, dance, drama and visual art - in a range of disciplines, it is argued by the editors that these 'arts-based inquiry' approaches have opened up possibilities for transformative learning as concerned with whole person development through opportunities to connect the-intuitive, emotional, relational and creative with the analytical and logical ways of knowing.
Category: Art