Helping to enhance the practice of teaching, learning, and research in higher education, this text offers a combination of critical perspective and practical advice. Suitable for individuals who are interested in learning how to enhance their practice through the analysis of critique, it promotes an understanding of one's own developing practices.
This is a reflection on the education of teachers, written by teacher educators who discuss features of their work and the challenges facing teacher education in the 1990s. The book invites the reader to attempt similar analyses of personal practice and development in their own teaching.
The authors of this text argue that deficit thinking is a pseudo-science founded on racial and class bias. They trace the evolution of deficit thinking from the American colonial period to the present, critiquing the model and offering more
This bestselling book is a unique introduction to the practice of university teaching and its underlying theory. This new edition has been fully revised and updated in view of the extensive changes which have taken place in higher education.
This new edition contains major updates in the field of learning technologies in university teaching. It provides a sound theoretical basis for designing and using learning technologies and suggests new approaches to managing learning.
The Innovative University illustrates how higher education can respond to the forces of disruptive innovation , and offers a nuanced and hopeful analysis of where the traditional university and its traditions have come from and how it needs to change for the future.
This is a practical 'how-to' guide, exploring how teaching can support your research. Written by lecturers who have taught for many years, the 'voice of experience' sections support and encourage you in your move towards becoming a successful and confident educator.
An accessible guide for all teachers and trainee teachers in FE. It considers what is means to teach Higher Education courses in Further Education and how an HE environment can be created in an FE setting.
How do we equip learners with the values, knowledge, skills, and motivation to help achieve economic, social and ecological well-being? This book provides background on the status of sustainability within higher education, including chapters discussing interdisciplinarity, international perspectives and pedagogy.
The Handbook of Race and Adult Education provides a discourse on the theory, the real-life experiences, and the structure of privileges within race and racism. Edited by leaders in this field, the unique resource presents ways for changes in classrooms, communities, and homes for marginalized or oppressed groups and individuals.
A study of the modern American University and its history. The book argues that now the nation-state is in decline, and national culture no longer needs promoting or protecting, universities are turning into transnational corporations, driven by market forces to achieve excellence.
Full of advice and information that will see students through the whole of their uni life. This book includes getting ready to go, what to do and what not to do, studying, coursework and exams, house hunting and dealing with difficult landlords, money, loans and debt, health and stress and campus crime and safety.
How do the circumstances in which we write affect what we write? In a series of traditional and experimental writings, the author records an intellectual journey, creating new ways of reading and writing. The sociological imagination is applied to the act of writing, as life is connected to work.
This handbook sets out a clear organisational rationale of coaching and/or mentoring and provides structured activities for self-reflection or groups. It will be particularly suitable for Higher Education institutions which are considering the development of mentoring as part of their effective professional relationships and working practices.
Written by a graduate, A Guide to Uni Life offers a unique viewpoint on how to juggle studying, having fun and avoiding money troubles by someone who has lived through the experience themselves and can pass on lots of handy tips and advice for new or potential students.
Comprehensively explores policy, pedagogy and the student experience. This work explores key policies that have shaped higher education since the late twentieth century, and traces the impact that these policies have had on the extent and nature of higher education provision.