This is a complete guide for academic tutors and support staff involved in teaching on Foundation Degrees. What is a Foundation Degree? What are the needs of Foundation Degree students? How should course design and delivery be shaped? This text is a complete guide for academic tutors and support staff involved in teaching on Foundation Degrees throughout England and Wales. The contributors explore the specific and diverse needs of Foundation Degree students, a unique client-group in Further Education (FE)/Higher Education (HE) who have differing academic qualifications and work-based experiences. They will address aspects of course design and delivery including teaching techniques, e-learning and assessment. Drawing together theory and practice, this text will provide clear practical models for how to successfully deliver Foundation Degrees. Exemplars from a wide-range of disciplinary areas are brought together to fully explore these areas through a variety of methods, including case studies, examples of teaching materials and diagrams.
Claire Taylor is Dean of Students and Academic Engagement at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln, UK
1. What is a Foundation Degree? Claire Taylor; 2. Work-based learning Claire Taylor; 3. Issues for Learners Hazel Kent and Jane Sharp; 4. Course Design Angela House and Claire Taylor; 5. Teaching Strategies Sacha Mason; 6. e-learning David Barber; 7. Assessment Alison Riley; 8. Looking to the Future Claire Taylor; Index.