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A handbook for teaching and learning in higher education : enhancing academic practice / edited by Heather Fry, Steve Ketteridge, Stephanie Marshall.


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Publication date:
3rd ed. - New York : Routledge, 2009.
  • Book
  • xviii, 525 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Title Variation:
Teaching and learning in higher education
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contributors Acknowledgements Foreword Part 1 Teaching, supervising and learning in higher education A user's guide, Heather Fry, Steve Ketteridge and Stephanie Marshall Understanding student learning, Heather Fry, Steve Ketteridge and Stephanie Marshall Encouraging student motivation, Sherria L. Hoskins and Stephen E Newstead Planning teaching and learning: curriculum design and development, Lorraine Stefani Lecturing to large groups, Ann Morton Teaching and learning in small groups, Sandra Griffiths E-learning -- an introduction, Sam Brenton Teaching and learning for employability: knowledge is not the only outcome, Pauline Kneale Supporting student learning, David Gosling Assessing student learning, Lin Norton Supervising projects and dissertations, Stephanie Marshall Supervising research students, Steve Ketteridge and Morag Shiach Teaching quality, standards and enhancement, Judy McKimm Evaluating courses and teaching, Dai Hounsell Part 2 Teaching in the disciplines Teaching in the disciplines, Denis Berthiaume Key aspects of learning and teaching in experimental sciences, Ian Hughes and Tina Overton Key aspects of teaching and learning in mathematics and statistics, Joe Kyle and Peter Kahn Key aspects of teaching and learning in engineering, John Dickens and Carol Arlett Key aspects of teaching and learning in computing science, Gerry McAllister and Sylvia Alexander Key aspects of teaching and learning in arts, humanities and social sciences, Phillip W Martin Key aspects of teaching and learning in languages, Carol Gray and John Klapper .
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Publisher's Summary:
The Handbook is sensitive to the competing demands of teaching, research and scholarship, academic management. Against the contexts, the book focuses on developing professional academic skills for teaching. Dealing with the rapid expansion of the use of technology in higher education and widening student diversity, the fully updated and expanded edition includes new material on for example, e-learning, lecturing to large groups, formative and summative assessment, and supervising research students.Part 1 examines teaching and supervising in higher education, focusing on a range of approaches and contexts. Part 2 examines teaching in discipline-specific areas and includes new chapters on engineering, economics , law and the creative and performing arts. Part 3 considers approaches to demonstrating and enhancing practice. Written to support the excellence in teaching required to bring about learning of the highest quality, this will be essential reading for all new lecturers, particularly anyone taking an accredited course in teaching and learning in higher education, as well as all those experienced lecturers who wish to improve their teaching. Those working in adult learning and education development will find it a particularly useful resource.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Fry, Heather.
Ketteridge, Steve.
Marshall, Stephanie.

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