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  1. Knowledge Production

    Research Work in Interesting Times

    Edited by Bridget Somekh, Thomas A. Schwandt

    This collection from a highly impressive international group of educational researchers explores epistemological, methodological, and ethical-political issues in the production of knowledge about educational phenomena in contemporary society. The book is organized in two sections. The first focuses...

    Published November 1st 2007 by Routledge

  2. Improving Student Retention in Higher Education

    The Role of Teaching and Learning

    By Glenda Crosling, Liz Thomas, Margaret Heagney

    Improving Student Retention in Higher Education provides a practical, curriculum-based response to the current situation in higher education, where participating students emanate from a range of backgrounds; international and lower socioeconomic backgrounds, mature aged students, students with...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  3. Enhancing Learning through Formative Assessment and Feedback

    By Alastair Irons

    Series: Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education

    This book is based on the argument that detailed and developmental formative feedback is the single most useful thing teachers can do for students. It helps to clarify the expectations of higher education and assist all students to achieve their potential. This book promotes student learning...

    Published October 25th 2007 by Routledge

  4. How We Learn

    Learning and Non-Learning in School and Beyond

    By Knud Illeris

    How We Learn deals with the fundamental issues of the processes of learning, critically assessing different types of learning and obstacles to learning. It also considers a broad range of other important questions in relation to learning such as: modern research into learning and brain functions...

    Published October 4th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Europa World of Learning 2008

    58th Edition

    Series: The Europa World of Learning

    A comprehensive directory and guide to the organizations and institutions throughout the sphere of higher education and learning. Profiling some 30,000 academic institutions and over 200,000 staff and officials, this highly esteemed work covers the whole of the higher education and learning...

    Published September 27th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Improving Learning Cultures in Further Education

    By David James, Gert Biesta

    Series: Improving Learning

    Through its unique theoretical framework - a cultural understanding of teaching and learning – this book develops a new way of understanding educational improvement, one which focuses on the formation and transformation of the practices through which students learn. Based on detailed ethnographic...

    Published September 17th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Critical Thinking

    An Exploration of Theory and Practice

    By Jennifer Moon

    In this book, Jennifer Moon explores and clarifies critical thinking and provides practical guidance for improving student learning and supporting the teaching process. Key themes covered include: different views of and approaches to critical thinking with an emphasis on a practical basis that...

    Published September 6th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Grading Student Achievement in Higher Education

    Signals and Shortcomings

    By Mantz Yorke

    Series: Key Issues in Higher Education

    A lot hangs on the summative grades that students are given. A good degree opens doors which otherwise might remain closed. Yet, as higher education is now a mass rather than an elite system, what is expected of its graduates is different from the expectations of previous generations. Students are...

    Published August 24th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Globalisation & Pedagogy

    Space, Place and Identity, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Edwards, Robin Usher

    With different pedagogic practices come different ways of examining them and fresh understandings of their implications and assumptions. It is the examination of these changes and developments that is the subject of this book. The authors examine a number of questions posed by the rapid march of...

    Published August 9th 2007 by Routledge

  10. International Perspectives on Teaching Excellence in Higher Education

    Improving Knowledge and Practice

    Edited by Alan Skelton

    There has been an explosion of interest in teaching excellence in higher education. Once labelled the ‘poor relation’ of the research/teaching divide, teaching is now firmly on the policy agenda; pressure on institutions to improve the quality of teaching has never been greater and significant...

    Published July 20th 2007 by Routledge