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Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education


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Designing Learning: From Module Outline to Effective Teaching

Designing Learning: From Module Outline to Effective Teaching

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

Christopher Butcher, Clara Davies, Melissa Highton
September 16, 2019

Bridging the gap between theory and practice, this fully updated new edition of Designing Learning offers accessible guidance to help those new to teaching in higher education to design and develop a course. With new considerations to the higher education context, this book uses current educational...

Developing Your Teaching: Towards Excellence

Developing Your Teaching: Towards Excellence

2nd Edition

Peter Kahn, Lorraine Anderson
March 18, 2019

Packed with advice, vignettes and case studies, as well as useful tips and checklists for improving teaching, the second edition of Developing Your Teaching is the ideal toolkit to support the development of teaching practice. Providing a blend of ideas, interactive review points and case study...

Small Group Teaching: Tutorials, Seminars and Workshops

Small Group Teaching: Tutorials, Seminars and Workshops

2nd Edition

Kate Exley, Reg Dennick, Andrew Fisher
February 06, 2019

This comprehensive guide for new university teachers brings together straightforward and practical advice on small group teaching alongside examples of practice across disciplines. Written in a highly accessible style, it covers topics such as the foundations of small group teaching; methods and...

Leading Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: The key guide to designing and delivering courses

Leading Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: The key guide to designing and delivering courses

1st Edition

Doug Parkin
September 15, 2016

Leading Learning and Teaching in Higher Education brings together contemporary ideas on leadership, engagement and student learning into a practical solutions-based resource designed for those undertaking the challenge of leading a university-level teaching module, programme or suite of programmes,...

Using Technology to Support Learning and Teaching

Using Technology to Support Learning and Teaching

1st Edition

Andy Fisher, Kate Exley, Dragos Ciobanu
December 05, 2013

The climate of Higher Education is changing rapidly. The students are more likely to see themselves as consumers and have increasingly high expectations regarding teaching and learning. Universities are in part aiming to meet this need by increasing the use of technology; for example, whether to...

Giving a Lecture: From Presenting to Teaching

Giving a Lecture: From Presenting to Teaching

2nd Edition

Kate Exley, Reg Dennick
April 30, 2009

The second edition of Giving a Lecture builds upon the reputation and success of the Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education series. It is an excellent resource for those new to teaching at the University and College level and for those who just want to reflect upon and refresh...

Inclusion and Diversity: Meeting the Needs of All Students

Inclusion and Diversity: Meeting the Needs of All Students

1st Edition

Sue Grace, Phil Gravestock
October 28, 2008

How should you prepare for the first day of class? How can you encourage all students to participate in discussions? How do you ensure disabled students can take part in field work? Increasingly, universities are drawing from a less traditional group of students – international students, disabled...

Enhancing Learning through Formative Assessment and Feedback

Enhancing Learning through Formative Assessment and Feedback

1st Edition

Alastair Irons
October 25, 2007

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...

Working One-to-One with Students: Supervising, Coaching, Mentoring, and Personal Tutoring

Working One-to-One with Students: Supervising, Coaching, Mentoring, and Personal Tutoring

1st Edition

Gina Wisker, Kate Exley, Maria Antoniou, Pauline Ridley
July 01, 2007

Working One-to-One with Students is written for Higher Education academics, adjuncts, teaching assistants and research students who are looking for guidance inside and outside the classroom. This book is a jargon-free, practical guide to improving one-to-one teaching, covering a wide range of...

Designing Learning: From Module Outline to Effective Teaching

Designing Learning: From Module Outline to Effective Teaching

1st Edition

Christopher Butcher, Clara Davies, Melissa Highton
October 05, 2006

Written in an informative and jargon-free style, this book is guided by principles of good practice and covers the relevant theory to deal with the essential aspects of designing a course. Important areas covered include: learning levels and outcomes aligning learning and teaching strategies...

Assessing Skills and Practice

Assessing Skills and Practice

1st Edition

Sally Brown, Ruth Pickford
June 29, 2006

Assessing Skills and Practice outlines how to ensure fair, consistent and reliable assessment of practical activities. With a particular focus on formative feedback and its role in helping students to understand what is required of them, this guide is packed with advice, examples and case studies&...

Using C&IT to Support Teaching

Using C&IT to Support Teaching

1st Edition

Paul Chin
April 01, 2004

Information and Communication Technology is part of everyday life, including education. For teachers, however, keeping up to date with the various technologies that help support the learning process can be challenging.This book meets those challenges by highlighting the benefits of ICT in...

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