ERIC Number: ED396611
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Enabling Student Learning. Systems and Strategies. Staff and Educational Development Series.
Wisker, Gina, Ed.; Brown, Sally, Ed.
The 16 chapters of this book explore, from a British perspective, a range of strategies, both institutional and individual, developed to foster an environment conducive to learning for university students. Section 1 concentrates on systems and structures to assist student learning while Section 2 offers applications at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The individual chapters are: (1) "Assuring the Quality of Guidance and Learner Support in Higher Education" (Vivienne Rivis); (2) "Providing the Institutional Infrastructure To Support Flexible Learning" (Lyn Oates and Les Watson); (3) "Towards Total Quality Education: Policy and Implementation of the Students' Charter" (Michael Gregory); (4) "What Price Reflection?" (Robert Simpson and Tony Wailey); (5) "Student Guidance on Modular Schemes: The Need for Integrated Systems" (Jan Bamforth and John Goodfellow); (6) "The Unitized Wheel of Fortune" (Annette Wilson and Stephen Wilson); (7) "Use of the Study Support Service" (Keith Guest); (8) "Can You Teach an Old Dog New Tricks? Student Induction on an HND Extension Degree" (Clare Brindley and Peter Cuthbert); (9) "Supplemental Instruction: Helping Students To Help Each Other" (Deanna C. Martin and F. Kim Wilcox); (10) "Encouraging Students: Making the Passive Active at Nottingham Trent University" (Ian Solomonides and Malcolm Swannell); (11) "Using Scaffolding To Enable Student Learning: A New Zealand Computer Programming Experience" (John Waddick et al.); (12) "Designing a Computer-Based Learning Application in the Biological Sciences" (Erica J. Morris and Mike A. Tribe); (13) "Establishing Enabling Practices in Postgraduate Student Supervision" (Gina Wisker); (14) "Support for New Supervisors of Research Students" (Stephen J. Fallows); (15) "Enabling Student Learning Through Innovative Assessment" (Liz McDowell); and (16) "Using Practical Assessment To Support Student Learning: A Case Study" (Nick Sutcliffe). (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Students, Computer Assisted Instruction, Counseling Techniques, Educational Environment, Educational Methods, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Learning Experience, Learning Strategies, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Student Evaluation, Student Motivation, Student Rights, Teaching Methods
Kogan Page, 120 Pentonville Road, London N1 9JN, England, United Kingdom (18.99 British pounds).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
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