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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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Wilkinson, Samantha – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
This paper offers an autoethnographic account of my first academic year as a Human Geography lecturer at a 'new' public university in the North West of England. This research is timely and much needed, since teaching at universities in England has recently come under increasing scrutiny. The Teaching Excellence Framework is a new scheme, which…
Descriptors: Human Geography, Teacher Attitudes, Beginning Teachers, College Faculty
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MacPhail, Ann; Ulvik, Marit; Guberman, Ainat; Czerniawski, Gerry; Oolbekkink-Marchand, Helma; Bain, Yvonne – Professional Development in Education, 2019
Current literature suggests that while teacher educators perform a multitude of complex roles, they receive minimal preparation or possibilities for professional development to fulfil these roles. As a result, they need to acquire relevant knowledge and skills after taking on the position of teacher educators. Therefore, it is important to learn…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Educational Needs, Teacher Educators, Teacher Role
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Coultas, Valerie; Booth, Paul – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2019
This article records and evaluates a student's learning journey in two modules on an MA (Education) English Language Teaching (ELT) programme: an Oracy and ELT Pedagogy module and an Educational Technologies module. The notions of 'exploratory talk' and 'task-based learning' are explored using a single case study with material drawn from the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Jabbar, Abdul; Mirza, Mohammed – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2019
As UK Higher Education institutions continue to accept students from ethnically diverse backgrounds, there is now an onus and an expectation for academics to provide learning environments and experiences that are inclusive, validating and affirming. The aim of this paper is to explore, through the lens of the academic tutor, the pedagogical…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Higher Education, Student Diversity
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Cornish, Carlene – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
The role of the education sector has expanded into areas of social welfare. A key influence, relates to the disintegration of public-funded organisations responsible for mental health and social welfare provision. This article considers the policy drive for a broadened welfare mandate within education settings. Drawing on illustrations of…
Descriptors: Well Being, College Students, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Purcell, Martin E. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
The article demonstrates a successful approach to providing Youth and Community Work students in higher education (HE) with a learning experience that embraces the transformative agenda of their chosen profession. It adds to our understanding of the opportunities and limitations in crafting a learning environment and embedding a discursive…
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Barriers, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Brew, Angela; Boud, David; Lucas, Lisa; Crawford, Karin – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
In the changing context of universities, organisational structures for teaching and research problematise academic roles. This paper draws on a critical realist analysis of surveys and interviews with academics from universities in England and Australia. It identifies important academic work, not captured simply in descriptions of teaching or…
Descriptors: Research Universities, College Faculty, Artists, Teaching Methods
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Peacock, Julie; Mewis, Ruth; Rooney, Deirdre – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2018
Fieldwork is an important part of undergraduate degrees in Geography and has been shown to be an effective pedagogic strategy. Fieldtrips are often to remote locations, both residential and shorter day trips. For institutions, field trips can be costly in terms of money and staff time and difficult to timetable. Some students may have difficulty…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Field Trips
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Kosnik, Clare; Menna, Lydia; Dharamshi, Pooja; Beck, Clive – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This paper presents findings from the large-scale study "Literacy Teacher Educators: Their Backgrounds, Visions, and Practices" that includes 28 literacy/English teacher educators (LTEs) from four countries. The participants were interviewed three times and shared their course outlines. Six pre-service LTEs who use a constructivist…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Literacy Education, Constructivism (Learning), Teaching Methods
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Sinclair, Jane; Aho, Anne-Maria – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Learning management systems (LMSs) are widely used in higher education and offer a gateway to innovative, technology-enhanced teaching and learning. However, many university staff still choose not to adopt them or do not explore the more creative functionality. Previous research has developed models of technology adoption which map observed…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Vemury, Chandra Mouli; Heidrich, Oliver; Thorpe, Neil; Crosbie, Tracey – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present pedagogical approaches developed and implemented to deliver sustainable design education (SDE) to second-year undergraduate students on civil engineering programmes in the (then) School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences at Newcastle University. In doing so, the work presented offers an example of…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Sustainability, Design, Engineering Education
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Allnock, Debra – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Learning child protection requires more of students than simply understanding 'what to do' in legislative and policy terms. Students must reflect on their implicit belief systems to effectively respond to child protection concerns as future professionals. This is an instructional article describing a scenario-based survey methodology to increase…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Social Studies, Child Safety, Undergraduate Students
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Huet, Isabel – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
This paper discusses the benefits and threats of promoting and reinforcing a research-based education environment to STEM undergraduate students. The paper explores the rationale for research-based education as a pedagogical driven approach, where undergraduate students learn through enquiry and discovery. Research evidence of a STEM case study…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teaching Methods, Case Studies, Undergraduate Students
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Shelton, Chris – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
Studies of teachers in higher education have acknowledged the relationship between teaching and teacher identity. Teacher identity is seen as dynamic, context-specific, and encompassing a teachers' sense of meaning, values and self-esteem. This article considers the relationship between the values dimension of teacher identity and the use of…
Descriptors: Caring, Teaching Methods, College Faculty, Professional Identity
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