Learning & Teaching in Higher Education: The Reflective Professional
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'
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1 The Challenge of Professionalism
THE LECTURER AS REFLECTIVE PROFESSIONAL
A General Theoretical Framework
3 The Reflective Professional in Academic Practice
4 A Critical Matrix of Learning and Teaching
GENRES OF TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Course and Curriculum Design
Large Group Teaching
Small Group Teaching
Project Dissertation and Thesis Supervision