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Sweetman, Rachel – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
Proliferating claims have been made for Learning Outcomes (LOs) potential to re-shape higher education: as forces for transparency and harmonisation, new forms for measurement or a format that fundamentally challenges traditional teaching and learning. Evidence of their actual influence remains sparse, however. This analysis of 45 interviews with…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Teaching Experience, Student Experience, Educational Policy
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Anosike, Paschal – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
Previous research has focused on stable developed economies to predict that human capital and entrepreneurship education (EE) provision at the higher education (HE) level will positively affect entrepreneurial success. This article draws on the outcome of recent EE projects in two HE institutions in a conflict-torn northern Nigeria as a proxy to…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Teaching Methods, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education
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Ure, Odd B. – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
This article investigates what is claimed to be a shift towards national and European education systems based on Learning Outcomes (LO). We propose to delineate LO into three instruments (pedagogical, policy and organisational). When LO are related to a pedagogical debate, they can easily be positioned to constructivist learning theories in which…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Teaching Methods, Educational Policy, Constructivism (Learning)
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Williams, Shaun Peter; Bush, Anthony James – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
Collaborative action learning was undertaken in response to the growing criticisms of formal coach education. Since it is strongly felt that we can no longer merely commentate on what is not happening in terms of coach learning, a key requirement now is to demonstrate there are other options. The Coach Learning and Development (CLAD) programme was…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Criticism, Athletic Coaches, Learning Processes
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Bajada, Christopher; Kandlbinder, Peter; Trayler, Rowan – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Systematic changes to higher education curriculum typically occur within the extended timeframes of formal curriculum review processes. Programmes need to be reviewed periodically for internal and external accountability or to determine whether the curriculum has lost its coherence due to the accumulative effect of continual small-scale changes.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Accountability, Instructional Innovation, Teaching Methods
Bui, Hong T. M., Ed.; Nguyen, Hoa T. M., Ed.; Cole, Doug, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
The worldwide marketization of higher education has resulted in a growing pressure on universities' accountability, particularly in terms of more tangible learning outcomes directly related to paying higher tuition fees. Covering globally diverse perspectives, "Innovate Higher Education to Enhance Graduate Employability" uses a range of…
Descriptors: Marketing, Higher Education, Accountability, Universities
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Leiber, Theodor – Quality in Higher Education, 2019
In contemporary knowledge societies, performance indicators are an indispensable element of sustainable quality management and enhancement through monitoring and evaluating quality performance of higher education institutions. It is argued that learning and teaching quality in higher education should be approached in a holistic way, namely across…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Educational Indicators, Teaching Methods, Knowledge Economy
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Harvey, Arlene; Russell-Mundine, Gabrielle – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
The context of this paper is a strategy at a large Australian university that involves embedding a new graduate quality 'cultural competence' and lifting the profile of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, experiences and histories. It has been argued that the inclusion of Indigenous knowledges is essential for the decolonisation of our…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Populations, Cultural Awareness, Pacific Islanders