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ERIC Number: EJ787400
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 32
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1469-7874
Integrating Progress Files into the Academic Process: A Review of Case Studies
Haigh, Jackie
Active Learning in Higher Education, v9 n1 p57-71 2008
A literature review of published case studies reporting progress file implementation was conducted with the intent of discovering how this is being interpreted and implemented in higher education institutions. The three studies found were analysed using an ideal type categorization developed by Clegg and Bradley (2006), that is, professional, academic or employment. All three case studies are examples of academics learning through experience about the process of personal development planning and how this integrates with current educational provision. As this is not a static process, an activity theory perspective may be a more useful framework to research how this understanding develops in a particular context. Currently the progress file is a contested object, which has not yet fulfilled its potential to place the student and their individual learning needs at the centre of the educational process.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom