Work-based learning routes are a flexible and innovative way to gain Higher Education qualifications. This book reflects that flexibility and prepares tutors for helping work-based students learn in a variety of ways. It covers the major aspects of work-based learning, including: APL; work-based projects; quality assurance; and use of technology.
Suitable for FE teachers taking Level 3 courses, this text includes several practical activities and case studies. Each chapter relates to specific learning and skills development goals, and the text also covers the aims and objectives of the main courses.
This book is an accessible, jargon-free guide to all university teachers interested in enhancing their teaching and their students' learning, and for administrators and teaching developers who are involved in teaching-related decisions on an institution-wide basis.
Provides a skilfully balanced mix of essential theory and practical guidance to support you if you are studying an 'education and training' qualification. This book covers fundamental background information such as key philosophies and concepts, current policy and practice, key thinkers and ideas, and includes a useful chronology.
Universities continue to expand bringing considerable debate about their purposes and relationship to the world. In The Ecological University, Ronald Barnett argues that universities fall short of their potential and responsibilities in an ever changing and challenging environment.
The leading authorities in the field produced this comprehensive resource, which provides strategies and methods for fostering Transformative Learning (TL) practice in a wide variety of higher and adult education settings.
Drawing on professional experience from university innovators and a wealth of international case studies, The Higher Education Manager's Handbook offers practical advice and guidance on all aspects of university management. Now in a thoroughly updated third edition, the books offers advice that can be implemented by leaders at all levels.
Create campuses inclusive and supportive of disabled students, staff, and faculty Disability in Higher Education: A Social Justice Approach examines how disability is conceptualized in higher education and ways in which students, faculty, and staff with disabilities are viewed and served on college campuses.
The New Power University puts forward a philosophy for the future of higher education and the shift in how universities must respond to societal trends through an active evolution and commitment to social responsibility, or lose their relevance to the students and communities they serve.
This book offers inter-disciplinary, evidence-informed discussion around notions of excellence in higher education teaching. It will act as a key stimulus for institutional and sector-wide debates and a reference point for initiatives around the TEF agenda.
This book explores how higher education and sustainability interact in New Zealand, and argues that higher education at present may be contributing as much to unsustainability as it does to sustainability.
Amid debates about the future of both higher education and Europeanisation, this book is the first full-length exploration of how Europe's 35 million students are understood by key social actors across different nations.
The Personal Tutor's Handbook aims to support academic staff in their role as personal tutors. It offers an insight into staff and student experiences of a university personal tutor system through the use of case studies and considers the impact on both students and staff, reflecting both diversity and equality.
Why do small group teaching styles need to be so different to those used in tutorials and lectures? This guide for new university or college teachers brings together straightforward and practical advice on small group teaching as well as examples of practice across disciplines and a sprinkling of sound educational theory.
Norman Lucas contends that FE is fundamentally divided and that the practices of FE teachers are best understood by appreciating the diversity of needs of FE students. He shows that the tensions between the divisions, diversity and growing regulation are at the hub of the many challenges facing policy makers and FE teachers.
Helps develop an active engagement with the issues facing teachers and trainers working in the field of post compulsory education. This book includes overviews with self-assessment exercises, authors pursuing particular lines of inquiry, and suggestions for ways in which readers might engage in debate and research.
Based on a series of workshops on postgraduate supervision, this guide presents frequently encountered difficulties in the student/supervisor relationship. It includes a section that shows how the case studies can be used in a teaching workshop setting.
The authors provide a variety of perspectives on adult learning, drawing on sociology, psychology, adult education and applied research into how adults experience learning, what motivates it, and how best it might be developed.
For teachers, aspiring teachers and other professionals in upper secondary schools, further education colleges and universities who wish to increase learner motivation and to create opportunities for greater learner autonomy.
This book brings together the perspectives of researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from across England, Wales and Scotland. It analyses each country's approach to national policy, organisation, governance and practice.