The term 'curriculum' is central to compulsory education, but to what extent is it relevant to higher education?
Is curruculum relevant.pdf
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If you are applying for HEA Fellowship, this will be a useful read
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How the 'delivery' metaphor diminishes learning
The delivery metaphor of teaching and le[...]
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A brief introduction to constructivist theory in learning and teaching. An antidote to the 'delivery' metaphor of teaching.
Constructivist approaches to teaching an[...]
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A selection of quotes about teaching and learning from telling to meaning-making via constructivism, understanding and threshold concepts.
A journey of quotes.docx
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A brief overview of Eliot Eisner's thoughts about what all teachers can learn from arts education.
Education and the artist.docx
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Can teaching quality be measured? Should we be seeking to satisfy students?
TEF and student satisfaction V2.docx
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In higher education there seems to be little or no discussion, or understanding, of the idea of curriculum.
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Study skills should be more than a 'bolt-on' activity.
From study skills to academic literacy.d[...]
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This is a draft chapter from a book in progress. It is intended as an accessible introduction to new lecturers in HE and those looking to gain HEA Fellowship. (Figures and diagrams not included).
Any feedback is welcome.
Chapter 9 The reflective teacher COPY.do[...]
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Extract from "An Introduction to Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Supporting Fellowship' (Pub. due 2017/18)
UKPSF advice Website version 210317.pdf
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A PowerPoint presentation to help lecturers integrate employability into their teaching.
"Employability: a process of learning" (see below) is a useful companion piece.
Pedagogy for employability Website versi[...]
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This diagram and notes explains the thinking behind a framework for learning to integrate academic and professional learning; employability; autonomy and lifelong learning.
Framework for Learning WebsiteVersion.do[...]
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Exploring the purposes of assessment in terms of its dimensions, for example: summative/ formative; divergent/ convergent. With suggestions for further reading.
Dimensions of assessment in higher educa[...]
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A brief introductory guide for undergraduate students.
Ontology and epistemology Website versio[...]
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An introduction to learning in higher education
FROM TEACHING TO LEARNING Website PDF 31[...]
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A brief guide to employability in HE
Employability A process of learning.doc [...]
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An introduction to formative assessment in higher education
Formative Assessment Website version.pdf
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How to help students into the discourse of your subject
Finding a way in Website version PDF.pdf
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An introductory activity to stimulate thinking and discussion about the purposes and forms of assessment
Assessment How was it for you.docx
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