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ERIC Number: EJ1012620
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 56
ISSN: ISSN-1356-2517
Reclaiming the Art of Teaching
Lupton, Mandy
Teaching in Higher Education, v18 n2 p156-166 2013
This paper explores the art and craft of teaching in higher education. It presents a model of the relationship between art and craft drawn from the author's theoretical and empirical work, and provides examples from the higher education context to illustrate the model. It discusses the characteristics of teaching as art and craft and critiques the move towards standardisation and conformity in favour of originality, creativity and innovation. It suggests that to see teaching as art is more holistic, satisfying and transformative than to see it as craft. It argues for reclaiming the art of teaching and provides strategies for encouraging and supporting artistic teaching.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A