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Where We Are Now

  • Jamie P. HalsallEmail author
  • Michael Snowden
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Part of the International Perspectives on Social Policy, Administration, and Practice book series (IPSPAP)

Abstract

The aim of the introductory chapter is to set the scene of this volume. This chapter is divided into three parts. The first part of this chapter critically explores the changing discipline of social sciences, within the university sector. Then the chapter moves on to discuss the teaching and learning strategies in higher education. The final section gives an overview on the chapters that will follow. Throughout this volume the case studies that are discussed are from United Kingdom (UK) perspective.

Keywords

Higher education Social science Teaching excellence framework (TEF) Teaching and learning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Behavioural and Social SciencesUniversity of HuddersfieldQueensgateUK

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