Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: The Reflective Professional / Edition 2

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: The Reflective Professional / Edition 2

by Greg Light, Roy Cox, Susanna C. Calkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1848600089

ISBN-13: 9781848600089

Pub. Date: 06/04/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Around the world, higher education services are challenged by increased numbers and diversity of students, tougher demands for professional accountability, increasing calls for educational relevance and thinning resources. Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: The Reflective Professional addresses key issues in the practice and theory of teaching and

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Around the world, higher education services are challenged by increased numbers and diversity of students, tougher demands for professional accountability, increasing calls for educational relevance and thinning resources. Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: The Reflective Professional addresses key issues in the practice and theory of teaching and learning in the sector. The authors draw upon theory, practice and current research to provide a new way of thinking about the many aspects of learning and teaching in higher education, enabling the reader to critically reflect upon their teaching.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848600089
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/04/2009
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Challenge of Professionalism
PART ONE: THE ACADEMIC AS REFLECTIVE PROFESSIONAL
The Reflective Professional in Academic Practice
A Critical Matrix of Learning and Teaching
PART TWO: GENRES OF TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Designing: Course and Curriculum Design
Lecturing: Large-group Teaching
Facilitating: Small-group Teaching
Supervising: Project, Dissertation, and Thesis Guidance
Innovating: Teaching with Technology
Assessing: Student Assessment
Evaluating: Teaching and Course Evaluation
PART THREE: PERFORMANCE STRATEGY
Realizing the Reflective Professional
Appendix: Structured Observation of Teaching: Guidelines

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