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Professionalism in Practice

Key Directions in Higher Education Learning, Teaching and Assessment

  • Advances pioneering approaches for enhancing student learning in Higher Education

  • Situates teaching and learning strategies within ongoing neoliberal changes in academia

  • Explores enhancing student learning across a range of arenas such as technology enabled learning, assessment and feedback, professional contexts, meta-learning and student-centred approaches

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Kay Sambell, Sally Brown, Linda Graham
    Pages 1-12
  3. Kay Sambell, Sally Brown, Linda Graham
    Pages 13-37
  4. Kay Sambell, Sally Brown, Linda Graham
    Pages 93-138
  5. Kay Sambell, Sally Brown, Linda Graham
    Pages 189-225
  6. Kay Sambell, Sally Brown, Linda Graham
    Pages 227-260
  7. Kay Sambell, Sally Brown, Linda Graham
    Pages E1-E2
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 261-279

About this book

Introduction

This book acts as a highly practical guide for new and experienced lecturers, learning supporters and leaders in Higher Education; and offers plentiful examples and vignettes showing how learning can be brought to life through activity and engagement. It offers numerous pragmatic illustrations of how to design and deliver an engaging curriculum, and assess students’ learning authentically. Sound scholarship and research-informed approaches to Higher Education teaching and learning underpins the myriad accessible and readily recognizable examples of how real educators solve the challenges of contemporary Higher Education. Additionally, guidance is offered on how to present evidence for those seeking accreditation of their teaching and leadership in Higher Education, as well as useful advice for experienced HE teachers seeking to advance their careers into more senior roles, on the basis of their strong teaching and pedagogic leadership. The book will be of great interest to students and researchers working in Education, and will be invaluable reading for both new and experienced lecturers working in HE institutions.

Keywords

Reflective Practice Assessment Professional Development Student Learning Student Engagement

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Learning and Teaching EnhancementEdinburgh Napier UniversityEdinburghUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Emerita Professor, Leeds Beckett University and Independent consultantNewcastleUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Department of Social Work, Education and Community WellbeingNorthumbria UniversityNewcastleUnited Kingdom

About the authors

Kay Sambell is a professor in the Department of Learning and Teaching Enhancement at Edinburgh Napier University, UK; she is also a UK National Teaching Fellow and Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Sally Brown is an Independent Consultant and Emerita Professor at Leeds Beckett University, UK. She is also a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow of the Staff and Educational Development Association and a UK National Teaching Fellow.

Linda Graham is Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a senior lecturer and programme route leader in the Department of Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing at Northumbria University, UK. 

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