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Developing Intercultural Practice: Academic Development in a Multicultural and Globalizing World

Developing Intercultural Practice: Academic Development in a Multicultural and Globalizing World

David Killick
August 29, 2017

Intercultural higher education has the potential to enable diverse students in diverse contexts to lead lives they have reason to value in a multicultural and globalizing world. The internationalization of higher education has become a significant site of change, driven by, and contributing to,...

Advancing Practice in Academic Development

Advancing Practice in Academic Development

David Baume, Celia Popovic
January 21, 2016

Within the field of academic development, the last twenty years have seen a great expansion of published research into practice and the further development of theoretical approaches. This growth in the scholarship of academic development matches a growth in the scholarship of teaching and learning....

Understanding and Developing Student Engagement

Understanding and Developing Student Engagement

Colin Bryson
March 06, 2014

Enhancing the student experience, and in particular student engagement, has become a primary focus of Higher Education. It is in particularly sharp focus as Higher Education moves forward into the uncertain world of high student fees and a developed Higher Education market. Student engagement is a...

Developing Effective Part-time Teachers in Higher Education: New Approaches to Professional Development

Developing Effective Part-time Teachers in Higher Education: New Approaches to Professional Development

Fran Beaton, Amanda Gilbert
October 05, 2012

Part-time teachers have become an increasing part of the workforce in universities throughout the world. They work in a sector undergoing enormous change and debate about the purposes of the university for individuals, societies and economies. As part-time employees, however, they are not...

Understanding Undergraduates: Challenging our preconceptions of student success

Understanding Undergraduates: Challenging our preconceptions of student success

Celia Popovic, David A. Green
March 21, 2012

Most university teachers have ideas about the typical good or not-so-good student in their classes, but rarely do they share these thoughts with others. By keeping quiet about the preconceptions – or stereotypes – they harbour, teachers put themselves at risk of missing key evidence to help them...

Researching Learning in Higher Education: An Introduction to Contemporary Methods and Approaches

Researching Learning in Higher Education: An Introduction to Contemporary Methods and Approaches

Glynis Cousin
December 17, 2008

Across the world, universities are transforming their teaching and learning practices to meet the challenges facing Higher Education in the 21st century. Research into teaching and learning in Higher Education has never been a more important issue. Growing numbers of academics across...

The Realities of Change in Higher Education: Interventions to Promote Learning and Teaching

The Realities of Change in Higher Education: Interventions to Promote Learning and Teaching

Lynne Hunt, Adrian Bromage, Bland Tomkinson
August 03, 2006

The Realities of Change in Higher Education explores the theory and practice of the everyday reality of change to promote learning and teaching in universities. Drawing on international case studies, it analyses a range of practical strategies to promote change that enhance students’ learning....

Teaching International Students: Improving Learning for All

Teaching International Students: Improving Learning for All

Jude Carroll, Janette Ryan
October 20, 2005

Teaching International Students explores the challenges presented to lecturer and student alike by increased cultural diversity within universities. Packed with practical advice from experienced practitioners and underpinned by reference to pedagogic theory throughout, topics covered include:...

Changing Higher Education: The Development of Learning and Teaching

Changing Higher Education: The Development of Learning and Teaching

Paul Ashwin
August 25, 2005

Making sense of the many changes that have taken place in learning and teaching in higher education in recent years, Changing Higher Education also offers insights into how higher education might develop in the future. Using the work of Lewis Elton as a starting point, leading...

Quality Issues in ICT-based Higher Education

Quality Issues in ICT-based Higher Education

Rakesh Bhanot, Stephen Fallows
February 03, 2005

Higher education institutions are becoming increasingly reliant on ICT for providing enhanced teaching and learning, and lecturers are adopting new methods of working and ways of teaching with technology all the time. However, without structure and commitment, these changes...

Education Development and Leadership in Higher Education: Implementing an Institutional Strategy

Education Development and Leadership in Higher Education: Implementing an Institutional Strategy

Kym Fraser
November 18, 2004

In today's highly competitive and globalized higher education market, leaders and managers find themselves considering the same issues of quality assurance, increased participation, the potential of new technologies and improving standards of teaching, learning and leadership. Education development...

Enhancing Staff and Educational Development

Enhancing Staff and Educational Development

David Baume, Peter Kahn
June 10, 2004

Systematic support for improving education and learning in further and higher education has moved to centre stage in recent years- a phenomenon reflected in the booming membership of professional development bodies. This title complements the authors' introductory Guide to Staff and Educational...

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