Learning & Teaching in Higher Education: The Reflective Professional

Learning & Teaching in Higher Education: The Reflective Professional

by Greg Light, Roy Cox
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761965521

ISBN-13: 9780761965527

Pub. Date: 07/23/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book addresses the practice of learning and teaching within higher education. Higher education is currently a sector challenged worldwide by increased numbers and diversity of students, tougher demands for professional accountability, increasing calls for educational relevance, thinning resources and the exacting demands of a global education market.

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This book addresses the practice of learning and teaching within higher education. Higher education is currently a sector challenged worldwide by increased numbers and diversity of students, tougher demands for professional accountability, increasing calls for educational relevance, thinning resources and the exacting demands of a global education market.

This book brings together key issues of theory and practice to develop an overall professional 'language' of teaching situated within communities of academic practice. This 'language' provides teachers with a conceptual 'vocabulary' and 'grammar' for understanding and improving practice, enables them to critically reflect upon their teaching in a range of key 'genres'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761965527
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/23/2001
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

The Challenge of Professionalism
PART ONE: LECTURER AS REFLECTIVE PROFESSIONAL
Language and Knowledge
A General Theoretical Framework
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 Supervision
Innovating
Teaching with New Technology
Assessing
Student Assessment
Evaluating
Teaching and Course Evaluation
PART THREE: PERFORMANCE STRATEGY
Realizing the Reflective Professional

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