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Abbas, Andrea; Abbas, Joan; Brayman, Kira; Brennan, John; Gantogtokh, Orkhon – Higher Education Academy, 2016
Higher education within the UK has expanded significantly over recent decades and is now characterised by considerable diversity in its institutional forms, in the content of its courses, and in the backgrounds, aspirations and destinations of its students. An extensive literature has identified HE pedagogies, including teaching practices and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Intellectual Disciplines
Abbas, Andrea; Abbas, Joan; Brayman, Kira; Brennan, John; Gantogokh, Orkhon – Higher Education Academy, 2016
This document provides the appendices for the report entitled: "Teaching Excellence in the Disciplines." Based on interviews with deans from a range of UK universities, the main report produced by LSE Enterprise for the HEA, provides a snapshot of different conceptions of what constitutes good teaching practice at discipline level and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Intellectual Disciplines
Ryan, Alex; Tilbury, Daniella – Higher Education Academy, 2014
This publication is part of our five-strand research project "Flexible Pedagogies: preparing for the future". It identifies six "new pedagogical ideas" offering new pathways for learning. These include: (1) actively involving students in learning development and processes of "co-creation" thereby challenging existing…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Power Structure, World Views, Western Civilization
O'Mahony, Joan – Higher Education Academy, 2014
This research examines the views and experiences of UK teaching staff delivering transnational education. The report explores some of the current practice and prospective ways to promote equitable and high-quality learning and teaching. It concludes with a number of recommendations for UK higher education providers on working to enhance the…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, International Education
Pegg, Ann – Higher Education Academy, 2014
This international research considered two key questions: (1) What self-scrutiny, strategies, planning and processes do universities with a successfully reformed curriculum undertake?; and (2) How do these universities measure and evaluate the impact of whole curriculum reform in relation to learning and teaching and the student experience?…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Higher Education, Case Studies, Foreign Countries
Healey, Mick; Jenkins, Alan; Lea, John – Higher Education Academy, 2014
This report fills a major gap in understanding the development of research-based curricula, focusing on college-based higher education (CBHE). Estimates suggest that, in England, somewhere between 8-10% of HE undergraduate students are taught in CBHE. In 2009, 17% of HE students in Scotland were enrolled in CBHE. In Wales this was 15% and in…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Case Studies, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students
Gordon, Neil – Higher Education Academy, 2014
This publication is part of our five-strand research project "Flexible Pedagogies: preparing for the future". It focuses on a better understanding of technology-enhanced learning (TEL) and: (1) identifies key international drivers in the move towards technology-enhanced learning; (2) highlights some of the challenges and opportunities…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Technology Integration
Kettle, Jane – Higher Education Academy, 2013
This publication focuses on national and international policy initiatives to develop a better understanding of work-based learners and the types of flexibility that may well enhance their study especially pedagogically. As part of our five-strand research project "Flexible Pedagogies: preparing for the future" it: (1) highlights the…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Teaching Methods, Employers, Futures (of Society)
McLinden, Michael – Higher Education Academy, 2013
This publication focuses on national and international policy initiatives to develop a better understanding of part-time learners and the types of flexibility that may enhance their study especially pedagogically. As part of our five-strand research project "Flexible Pedagogies: preparing for the future" it: (1) highlights the challenges…
Descriptors: Part Time Students, Higher Education, Audits (Verification), Learning Activities
Gibbs, Graham – Higher Education Academy, 2012
Do prospective students get the information they need to assess what can be gained from attending a particular higher education institution? Professor Gibbs' highly influential 2010 report, "Dimensions of Quality", found that student outcomes can be affected by the way that institutions choose to use available resources; class size, the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Decision Making, Outcomes of Education
Higher Education Academy, 2011
The UK Professional Standards Framework aims to provide a general description of the main dimensions of the roles of teaching and support learning within the HE environment. The goal of the framework is to: (1) Support the initial and continuing professional development of staff engaged in teaching and supporting learning; (2) Foster dynamic…
Descriptors: Standards, Guidelines, Foreign Countries, Professional Continuing Education