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Teaching for Quality Learning at University / Edition 3

Teaching for Quality Learning at University / Edition 3

by John Biggs, Catherine Tang


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ISBN-13: 9780335221264
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/01/2007
Series: Society for Research into Higher Education Ser.
Edition description: REV
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

John Biggs has held Chairs in Education in Canada, Australia, and Hong Kong. He has published extensively on student learning and the implications of his research for teaching.

Catherine Tang is the former Head of Educational Development Centre in the Hong Kong Institute of Education and also in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Table of Contents

List of boxes     viii
List of figures     x
List of tables     xi
List of tasks     xiii
Foreword to original edition     xv
Preface to third edition     xvii
Acknowledgements     xix
When you have read this book     xx
The changing scene in university teaching     1
Teaching according to how students learn     15
Setting the stage for effective teaching     31
Using constructive alignment in outcomes-based teaching and learning     50
Designing intended learning outcomes     64
Contexts for effective teaching and learning     91
Teaching/learning activities for declarative knowledge     104
Teaching/learning activities for functioning knowledge     135
Aligning assessment with intended learning outcomes: Principles     163
Assessing and grading declarative knowledge     195
Assessing and grading functioning knowledge     217
Implementing constructive alignment     247
Constructive alignment as implemented: Some examples     284
References     318
Index     331

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