Higher Education, Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

  1. Applied Measurement with jMetrik

    By J. Patrick Meyer

    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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Refocusing the Self in Higher Education

    A Phenomenological Perspective

    By Glen Sherman

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    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

  3. A Guide to Teaching Effective Seminars

    Conversation, Identity, and Power

    By Susan R. Fiksdal

    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

  4. Chinese Students’ Writing in English

    Implications from a corpus-driven study

    By Maria Leedham

    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

  5. Technology and Testing

    Improving Educational and Psychological Measurement

    Edited by Fritz Drasgow

    Series: NCME APPLICATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT

    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 July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. University Access and Success

    Capabilities, diversity and social justice

    By Merridy Wilson-Strydom

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    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...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Activity Theory, Authentic Learning and Emerging Technologies

    Towards a transformative higher education pedagogy

    Edited by Vivienne Bozalek, Dick Ng’ambi, Denise Wood, Jan Herrington, Joanne Hardman, Alan Amory

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    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...

    To Be Published September 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Teaching for Understanding

    What it is and how to do it, 2nd Edition

    By Douglas P Newton

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 9th 2011 by Routledge

  9. How to be a Brilliant FE Teacher

    A practical guide to being effective and innovative

    By Vicky Duckworth

    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

  10. Motivation and Learning Strategies for College Success

    A Focus on Self-Regulated Learning, 4th Edition

    By Helena Seli, Myron H. Dembo

    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