Learning, Teaching and Assessing in Higher Education: Developing Reflective Practice (Teaching in Higher Education Series)

Learning, Teaching and Assessing in Higher Education: Developing Reflective Practice (Teaching in Higher Education Series)

By: Lin Norton (editor), Anne Campbell (editor)Paperback

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This is an up-to-date guide to teaching and learning in higher education, addressing issues raised by the newly developed Professional Standards Framework. It will encourage the development of thoughtful, reflective teaching practitioners in higher education, and will be useful for the review of existing courses. The authors and editors acknowledge the distinctive nature of teaching in higher education, explore a variety of creative and innovatory approaches, and promote reflective, inquiry-based and evaluatory approaches to teaching. The book will support the professional development of staff involved in teaching, supporting and assessing students.

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Anne is Professor of Professional Learning at Leeds Metropolitan University. Lin Norton is Professor of Pedagogical Research and Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching at Liverpool Hope University. She is a chartered psychologist who has taught and researched in a psychology context for many years. She describes herself as a practitioner researcher with a strong interest in action research carried out to improve teaching and the student learning experience.

Contents

Introduction Learning about learning or learning to learn (L2L) Supporting students' critical reflection on practice Problem-based learning in higher education Action learning and inquiry methods on postgraduate course for professional practitioners Who do they think they are? Students' perception of themselves as learners Moving from dependence to independence: the application of e-learning in higher education Beyond e-learning: can intelligent agents really support learners Using assessment to promote quality learning in higher education Formative assessment of the practice-based element of degree work Building on vocational competence: achieving a better qualified workforce by degrees: A discussion of what makes the foundation degree different Combining service learning and social enterprise in higher education to achieve academic learning, business skills development, citizenship education and volunteerism Supporting students with disabilities in higher education The development of reflective practice in higher education: a theoretical perspective

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/07/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781844451166
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 170
  • ID: 9781844451166
  • weight: 282
  • ISBN10: 184445116X

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