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Römhild, Juliane – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
In "Uses of Literature" (2008), Rita Felski outlines four ways in which our affective responses to literature can serve as a starting point for a new form of literary criticism drawing on reader response and ethical criticism. This article situates Felski's approach in the context of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) on…
Descriptors: English Literature, Teaching Methods, Reader Response, Reflection
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Bullen, Jonathan; Roberts, Lynne – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
While more is becoming understood about the effects of Indigenous Studies health curricula on student preparedness and attitudes toward working in Indigenous health contexts, less is known about how tutors in this space interpret student experiences and contribute to the development of preparedness. Reporting on a qualitative study, this article…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Health Education, Indigenous Populations, Teaching Methods
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Maybee, Clarence; Bruce, Christine Susan; Lupton, Mandy; Pang, Ming Fai – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
While higher education teachers are able to use information in sophisticated ways to learn and communicate within their disciplines, they may not be accustomed to teaching their students to use information creatively and reflectively to support their work in a course. This article introduces "informed learning design", a curriculum…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Instructional Design, Learner Engagement, Teaching Methods
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Idahosa, Grace Ese-osa; Vincent, Louise – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Scholars writing on agency argue that normally, individuals who experience social structures as comfortable will tend to want to reproduce them while those who experience these structures as oppressive will want to change them. This is a bleak outlook because it suggests that those in positions of power and influence are less likely to seek to…
Descriptors: Social Structure, Critical Theory, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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West, Roianne; Mills, Kyly; Rowland, Dale; Creedy, Debra – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
As Australian universities move towards the mandatory inclusion of First Peoples content into undergraduate health professional programs, it is imperative to evaluate course impact and quality of teaching. A discrete First Peoples Health course underpinned by The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Curriculum Framework was evaluated using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Undergraduate Study, Pacific Islanders
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Harvey, Marina; Baumann, Chris; Fredericks, Vanessa – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Reflective practice can support student learning by enabling praxis: the bridging of the theory of the classroom with the students' learning experience. Students' written reflections are the most common mode for practising and documenting reflection. Available typologies for coding the level of student written reflections focus on the cognitive…
Descriptors: Taxonomy, Learning Experience, Cross Cultural Studies, Teaching Methods