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ERIC Number: ED450644
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 150
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7494-3207-1
Professional Development in Higher Education. New Dimensions & Directions.
Nicholls, Gill
This book considers the present landscape of professional development in higher education in the United Kingdom, exploring the roles and implications of professional development and accreditation and the sometimes conflicting roles of teaching and research. The roles of professional bodies in the formalized staff development and accreditation in the United Kingdom are also reviewed, with a discussion of the Institute of Learning and Teaching (ILT). The chapters are: (1) "The Changing Landscape; (2) "The Demands and Functions of the ILT"; (3) "The Changing Role of Professional Development in Higher Education"; (4) "Assessment, Reflection and Professional Development"; (5) "A New Professionalism for Higher Education?" (Jon Nixon); (6) "Teaching, Research and Scholarship: The Role of Professional Development"; (7) "Ways Forward in Professional Development"; and (8) "Beyond the ILT." (Contains 187 references.) (SLD)
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom