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Harland, Tony; Raja Hussain, Raja Maznah; Bakar, Aishah Abu – Teaching in Higher Education, 2014
This paper explores the adoption of the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) by 10 Malaysian university academics. SoTL was part of a pioneering sector-wide initiative for improving teaching and learning. The qualitative study showed that there had been no true learning phase for SoTL because academics had high expectations of rapid success…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Faculty, Educational Improvement
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Shephard, Kerry; Harland, Tony; Stein, Sarah; Tidswell, Toni – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2011
We were interested in how preparing for a national teaching award influences those who subsequently receive awards and whether these influences expand higher education's exploration of teaching excellence or limit it. We explored these interests by conducting semi-structured telephone interviews with 10 awardees from five different countries and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Awards, Performance, Professional Recognition