Strengthening Teaching and Learning in Research Universities: Strategies and Initiatives for Institutional Change

Strengthening Teaching and Learning in Research Universities: Strategies and Initiatives for Institutional Change

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319859286
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 08/02/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Bjørn Stensaker is Professor of Education at the University of Oslo, Norway.


Grahame T. Bilbow is Director of the Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning at the University of Hong Kong.


Lori Breslow is the founding director emerita of the MIT Teaching and Learning Laboratory, USA, and currently a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management.


Rob van der Vaart is Emeritus Professor at the Utrecht University, the Netherlands.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Strategic Challenges in the Development of Teaching and Learning in Research-Intensive Universities; Bjørn Stensaker, Grahame Bilbow, Lori Breslow & Rob van der Vaart.- Chapter 2. The Expansion of Academic Development: The Challenges of Organizational Coordination and Collaboration; Bjørn Stensaker, Rob van der Vaart, Tone Dyrdal Solbrekke & Line Wittek.- Chapter 3. Educational Enhancement in the Disciplines: Models, Lessons and Challenges from Three Research-Intensive Universities; Kathleen M. Quinlan, Herman Buelens, Mieke Clement, Julia Horn & Camilla Østerberg Rump.- Chapter 4. Faculty Development for Educational Leadership; Hetty Grunefeld, Frans Prins, Jan van Tartwijk, Rob van der Vaart, in collaboration with Daphne Loads, Jon Turner, Katarina Mårtensson, Anne Marthe Nilsen Gibbons, Thomas Harboe, Karen Poder & Theo Wubbels.- Chapter 5. Building Academic Staff Teaching Competencies: How Pedagogic Continuous Professional Development for Academic Staff can be Organized and Developed in Research-Intensive Universities; Sofie Kobayashi, Jens Dolin, Anni Søborg & Jon Turner.- Chapter 6. Teaching Academies as a Means of Developing Institutional Quality: Academic Identities, Levels of Engagement and Organizational Cultures; Johan Geertsema, Chng Huang Hoon, Åsa Lindberg-Sand & Maria Larsson.- Chapter 7. Fostering Dialogue about Practices; Grahame Bilbow, Dai Hounsell & Tracy Zou; The Importance of Evidence-Based Enhancement of the Quality of Learning and Teaching in Research-Intensive Universities; Sari Lindblom-Ylänne & Lori Breslow.

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