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Watkins, Chris; Carnell, Eileen; Lodge, Caroline M. – Paul Chapman Publishing, 2007
This book addresses an important and seldom addressed issue: learning. Not teaching, not performance, not "work": this book really is about learning, what makes learning effective and how it may be promoted in classrooms. The authors take the context of the classroom seriously, not only because of its effects on teachers and pupils, but because…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Cooperative Learning, Context Effect, Instructional Effectiveness
Reid, Gavin – Paul Chapman Publishing, 2005
This book is about learning styles and inclusion, but essentially it is about learning, and how to make learning more effective for all learners. To recognise the needs of learners as well as those of teachers, and at the same time appreciate that the inclusive education environment, irrespective of its merits, will present barriers for learners,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Inclusive Schools, Individual Needs, Student Diversity
Race, Phil – Paul Chapman Publishing, 2005
People have been trying to make learning happen throughout the recorded development of the human species-and no doubt for some time before anyone tried to describe it in words. There is now a vast literature about learning and teaching. Some of it is scholarly. There is also an abundant 'how to do it' literature, spanning learning, teaching and…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Teaching Methods, Distance Education, Cognitive Style
Burns, Tom; Sinfield, Sandra – Paul Chapman Publishing, 2004
This handbook has a special focus on higher education orientation, that is it is designed to make transparent the forms and processes of academic discourse and to introduce a variety of strategies that enable students to become successfully inducted into academic practice, especially within higher education. The majority of the chapters contain…
Descriptors: Study Skills, Reflective Teaching, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods