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Kinchin, Ian M.; Baysan, Aylin; Cabot, Lyndon Bruce – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2008
The development of teaching in higher education towards a more learner-orientated model has been supported by the literature on individual learning differences and on learning styles in particular. This has contributed to the evolution of university pedagogy away from a medieval transmission model than runs counter to contemporary understanding of…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Learning Experience, Teaching Methods, Higher Education
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Kinchin, Ian M.; Chadha, Deesha; Kokotailo, Patricia – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2008
As university lecturers select and sequence materials for their teaching, a linear structure emerges by default. Such a structure is made explicit within PowerPoint presentations and may even be amplified as PowerPoint invites the lecturer to reduce content to a bulleted format. Such linear sequences have been related to passive, surface…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Concept Mapping, Multimedia Instruction, Computer Software Evaluation
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Kinchin, Ian M.; De-Leij, Frans A. A. M.; Hay, David B. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2005
Concept mapping activities were trialed over a 2 year period as part of an undergraduate microbiology course. This paper describes this developmental process and offers insight into the most beneficial ways of employing this tool in a higher education setting. The aim was to investigate the use of mapping activities to improve students'…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Microbiology, Course Evaluation, Learning Activities