Learning & Teaching in Higher Education: The Reflective Professional / Edition 1
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'
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