jMetrik is a computer program for implementing classical and modern psychometric methods. It is designed to facilitate work in a production environment and to make advanced psychometric procedures accessible to every measurement practitioner. Applied Measurement with jMetrik reviews psychometric...
Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge
Cultivating Teaching and Learning Across the Disciplines
From the social sciences to the humanities, and the hard sciences to business and law, contemplative approaches to higher education have been creatively and effectively developed to stabilize and sharpen concentration and attention, deepen the understanding of course material, engender and foster...
To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge
A Phenomenological Perspective
In higher education literature, theories of learning and development have largely been adapted from psychology to the exclusion of basic insights from philosophy. This volume addresses the gaps in higher education’s theoretical base created by this inattention to philosophy and reflects...
Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge
Conversation, Identity, and Power
A Guide to Teaching Effective Seminars provides college and university faculty with a new approach to thinking about their teaching and helps them develop a deeper understanding of conversation itself. Seminars often inspire collaborative learning and produce rich educational environments, yet even...
Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge
Implications from a corpus-driven study
Series: Routledge Research in Education
Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written English corpus - a large corpus of proficient undergraduate student writing collected in...
Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge
Improving Educational and Psychological Measurement
From early applications such as optical scanning of answer sheets with bubbles filled in with number 2 pencils to tests administered by mainframe computers to assessments wholly constructed by computer, it is clear that technology is changing the field of educational and psychological measurement....
To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge
Capabilities, diversity and social justice
The challenge of widening access and participation in higher education in a manner that ensures students are successful in their studies is a major issue globally and a significant research-focus within higher education studies and higher education policy. Similarly, the challenge of...
Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge
Towards a transformative higher education pedagogy
Although emerging technologies are becoming popularised for teaching, learning and research, the relationship between their use and transformative effects on higher education remain largely unexplored. This edited collection seeks to fill this gap by providing a nuanced view, locating higher...
Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge
A practical guide to being effective and innovative
How to be a Brilliant FE Teacher is a straightforward, friendly guide to being an effective and innovative teacher in post-compulsory education. Focussing on practical advice drawn from the author’s extensive and successful personal experience of both teaching and training teachers, it offers sound...
Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge
A Focus on Self-Regulated Learning, 4th Edition
This popular text combines theory, research, and applications to teach college students how to become more self-regulated learners. Study skills are treated as a serious academic course of study. Students learn about human motivation and learning as they improve their study skills. The focus is on...
Published November 4th 2012 by Routledge