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Dinmore, Stuart – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2019
Use of multimedia for teaching and learning, particularly digital video, has become ubiquitous in higher education. This is driven in part by the growth in blended pedagogies and an increase in students learning solely or partly online. It is also influenced by relatively inexpensive media production equipment, faster internet speeds, student…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Video Technology, Online Courses, Multimedia Instruction
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Wilson, Gail; Myat, Paula; Purdy, Jonathan – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
This research examines the design and delivery of a new Foundations of University Teaching Practice (FUTP) program delivered through asynchronous online modules. The freedom to choose defines the new momentum of openness in distance and open learning. University teaching staff expect quality resources to support their professional development…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Professional Education, Educational Resources, Faculty Development
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Harvey, Marina; Walkerden, Greg; Semple, Anne-Louise; McLachlan, Kath; Lloyd, Kate; Baker, Michaela – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
As the number of students engaging in higher education increases, so too does their diversity. Additionally, there is growing pressure on universities to better prepare graduates for the varied paths they will pursue beyond study. In responding to these conditions it is important to develop pedagogical approaches that are both inclusive and…
Descriptors: Creativity, Reflection, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Hughes, Katie; Brown, Claire – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2014
This paper begins by outlining the "education revolution" policy direction of the Australian federal government, and the ways in which it envisages meeting its goal of having a 40% of the population between 25 and 34 with a Bachelor's degree by 2025, and ensuring that 20% of tertiary students come form LSES backgrounds. This is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Cultural Capital
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Rissman, Barbara; Carrington, Suzanne; Bland, Derek – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2013
This paper reports how one Australian university and the Queensland Department of Education and Training (DET) are working together to increase the number of school students from low socio-economic backgrounds enrolling in undergraduate university degrees. This innovative program involves university lecturers and school teachers working together…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Interviews
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Bryson, Colin – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2013
A major proportion of teaching in UK universities is undertaken by a diverse and large group of sessional staff, in common with many HE systems around the world. This articles reviews efforts over the last decade to support and develop such staff and to improve their situation. Improvement in this area is very slow. The article concludes by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Faculty
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Jones, Adrian N. – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2012
The move to align curriculum has been an important aspect of endeavours to improve and reform higher education. This article places alignment reform at La Trobe University in its institutional context. The reform of generalist degrees programmes is emphasised. The article first traces a problem of curriculum anarchy which La Trobe shared with many…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Higher Education, Foreign Countries, College Curriculum
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Singh, Gurmak; O'Donoghue, John; Worton, Harvey – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2005
The Internet is a technological development that has the potential to change not only the way society retains and accesses knowledge but also to transform and restructure traditional models of higher education, particularly the delivery and interaction in and with course materials and associated resources. Utilising the Internet to deliver…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Electronic Learning, Instructional Effectiveness, Global Approach