Understanding it and doing it well
Learners complain that they do not get enough feedback, and educators resent that although they put considerable time into generating feedback, students take little notice of it. Both parties agree that it is very important. Feedback in Higher and Professional Education explores what needs to be...
Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge
Postgraduate research has undergone unprecedented change in the past ten years, in response to major shifts in the role of the university and the disciplines in knowledge production and the management of intellectual work. New kinds of doctorates have been established that have expanded the scope...
Published August 11th 2008 by Routledge
Learning for the Longer Term
Assessment is a value-laden activity surrounded by debates about academic standards, preparing students for employment, measuring quality and providing incentives. There is substantial evidence that assessment, rather than teaching, has the major influence on students’ learning. It directs...
Published February 14th 2007 by Routledge
Learning for Changing Organizations
This book is an accessible entry point into the theory and practice of work reflection for students and practitioners. Taking a cross-disciplinary approach, it covers management, education, organizational psychology and sociology, drawing on examples from Europe, the Middle East, North America and...
Published November 9th 2005 by Routledge
Learning from and with Each Other
While peer learning is often used informally by students - and for many can form an essential part of their HE experience - this book discusses methods of developing more effective learning through the systematic implementation of peer learning approaches....
Published September 30th 2001 by Routledge
Work now invariably requires a continual focus on learning: to improve productivity, to enhance the flexibility of employees and to develop and transform organizations. This volume brings together leading experts from the United States, Britain, Australia and New Zealand to critically evaluate the...
Published March 24th 1999 by Routledge
Problem-based learning is a way of constructing and teaching courses using problems as the stimulus and focus for student activity. This edition looks at the topic in the light of changes since the first edition (1991). There are new chapters on the impact of PBL, and inquiry and action learning....
Published April 30th 1998 by Routledge
Every day we are confronted with problems and challenges which we address by drawing on our experience and by using this experience to find ways of learning what to do in new circumstances. Learning through experience is the normal, commonplace approach to learning and we take it for granted....
Published November 27th 1996 by Routledge
A Practical Guide
Learning contracts have been a successful feature of many university/continuing education programmes over the last 20 years but many staff are still unfamiliar with them or have difficulty using them. This guide introduces the learning contract to those considering using them on their courses....
Published March 31st 1996 by Routledge
Self-assessment is increasingly used in higher education as a strategy for both student learning and assessment. This book examines the full range of concerns about self-assessment, placing it in the wider context of innovative teaching and learning practices....
Published August 31st 1995 by Routledge