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Brand, Anthony – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2007
This article provides a narrative and commentary on the developments, over the last 20 years, of professional standards for lecturers in the lifelong learning and higher education sectors in the UK. The article examines these developments and seeks to demonstrate that a number of tensions and issues arise from the current structures and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Faculty Development, Continuing Education
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Raddon, Arwen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2006
The apparent absence of learners from the spaces and times of the institution is usually seen as a negative element of distance learning, positioning distance learners as other to the "norm" of the present, on-campus, traditional student. This paper explores the narratives of a group of distance learners, highlighting that these learners primarily…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Access to Education, Nontraditional Education, Attendance
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Mackinnon, Jacquelin – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2004
This paper explores the idea that conceptualizing academic supervision (at Honours or graduate level) as a fiduciary relationship can assist supervisors in enhancing student learning through quality decision-making. In this paper I reflect on my conceptions of supervision in the light of the growing scholarship on supervision. My conceptions of…
Descriptors: Supervisors, Figurative Language, Supervisory Methods, Models
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Bolt, David – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2004
The social model of disability states that many persons have many impairments, but that it is only by the ableist society in which they live that they are disabled. In considering just how inclusive Higher Education is for said persons, this short paper proposes a long-overdue modernization of the ableist way in which undergraduates are taught. As…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Attitudes toward Disabilities, College Students, Inclusive Schools