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Gilmore, Sarah; Anderson, Valerie – Teaching in Higher Education, 2016
This article contributes to contemporary debates about the significance of emotions within Higher Education. Using a psychoanalytic lens we analyse the ways in which experiences of anxiety and tension are essential for learning. The anxiety associated with learning can stimulate meaningful and reflexive outcomes but "learning inaction"…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Psychiatry, Learning
Crawford, Karin; Horsley, Reece; Hagyard, Andy; Derricott, Dan – Higher Education Academy, 2015
"Pedagogies of partnership: What works?" seeks to identify whether the student learning experience is enhanced or in any way made different through the implementation of teaching and learning that is explicitly intended to foster partnership. The value of student-staff partnerships and student engagement is recognised nationally and in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Student Experience, Learning Experience
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Hutchings, Maggie; Quinney, Anne – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2015
The adoption of enabling technologies by universities provides unprecedented opportunities for flipping the classroom to achieve student-centred learning. While higher education policies focus on placing students at the heart of the education process, the propensity for student identities to shift from partners in learning to consumers of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Video Technology, Homework, Blended Learning
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Hramiak, Alison – Cogent Education, 2015
Previous research has shown that beginning teachers are capable of adapting their practice to the needs of ethnically diverse pupils. This paper investigates the possibility that such teachers were developing their practice into what I have termed culturally adaptive teaching. A variety of methods were used to collect qualitative data that focused…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Student Diversity, Ethnic Diversity, Teaching Methods
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Cotton, Debby R. E.; Miller, Wendy; Winter, Jennie; Bailey, Ian; Sterling, Stephen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate students' energy literacy at a UK university, and recommends ways in which it can be enhanced using a behaviour change model. Developing students' energy literacy is a key part of the "greening" agenda, yet little is known about how students develop their ideas about energy use and energy saving at…
Descriptors: Energy, Scientific Literacy, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods