ERIC Number: ED461314
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Using Group-Based Learning in Higher Education. Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Series.
Thorley, Lin, Ed.; Gregory, Roy, Ed.
The 26 papers in this collection from a British conference first provide an overview of group-based learning in higher education, offer a range of examples, and identify issues and trends. Chapters include: (1) "Introduction" (Roy Gregory and Lin Thorley); (2) "An Overview from Higher Education" (Diana M. R. Tribe); (3) "The UPshot Programme: Improving Group-Work Skills for Business and Accounting Students" (Diane Garland); (4) "Facilitating the Formation of Effective and Creative Working Groups" (John Robson); (5) "Towards Self-Managed Projects: Learning Team Techniques" (Victor Newman and Geoff Nelder); (6) Facilitating Team-Work in the Curriculum" (Myszka Guzkowska and Ivan Kent); (7) "Synectics in Higher Education" (Graham Rawlinson); (8) "The Academic Management of Group Projects" (Brian Stone); (9) "The Development of a Learning in Groups' Course for Academic Staff" (Roy Gregory and Lin Thorley); (10) "The Effects of Group Composition upon Students' Perceptions of Their Learning" (C. Dawson, and others); (11) "Peer Evaluation in Practice: Experience from a Major Group Project" (Brian Mathews); (12) "Facilitating Understanding of Group Dynamics" (Katherine Cuthburt); (13) "Self-Development Groups on a Diploma in Management Studies Course" (Peter Cuthburt); (14) "Using Group-Based Learning in Chemical Engineering Studies" (G. S. Bainbridge); (15) "Learning Journals for Evaluation of Group-Based Learning" (Marjorie Talbot); (16) "Working in Groups and Teams" (Jim McNally); (17) "A Case Study of a Group-Project in Aerospace Design Engineering" (Martyn Pressnell); (18) "Group-Project Work: Two Enterprise Case Studies" (Annie Grant); (19) "Development of Group Skills using a Linked Assignment" (R. G. Harris, and others); (20) "Management Indecision: Using Group-Work in Teaching Creativity" (Peter McHardy and Steven Henderson); (21) "Preparing Student History Teachers as Subject Coordinators" (Sneh Shah); (22) "Using Group-Projects in the Teaching of Mathematics to Electrical Engineering Students" (Judy Wilkinson); (23) "History Resource Packs for Schools" (David Nicholls); (24) "The Development and Implementation of Group-Based Learning on an Accounting Degree" (Trevor Hassall and Sarah Lewis); (25) "Towards the Reflective Practitioner" (Pamela Hunt and Robert McGovern); and (26) Present Challenges" (Roy Gregory and Lin Thorley). (Some chapters contain references.) (JLS)
Descriptors: Accounting, Administrator Education, Aerospace Technology, Business Administration Education, Case Studies, Chemical Engineering, College Mathematics, Cooperation, Cooperative Learning, Creativity, Decision Making, Engineering Education, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Group Dynamics, Group Structure, Higher Education, History Instruction, Leadership, Learning Activities, Peer Evaluation, Peer Groups, Preservice Teacher Education, Reflective Teaching, Student Journals, Teamwork
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Learner
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom