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Enhancing Learning and Teaching Through Student Feedback in Social Sciences

Enhancing Learning and Teaching Through Student Feedback in Social Sciences Book
Author : Chenicheri Sid Nair,Patricie Mertova
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2013-02-08
ISBN : 1780633521
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This title is the second Chandos Learning and Teaching Series book that explores themes surrounding enhancing learning and teaching through student feedback. It expands on topics covered in the previous publication, and focuses on social science disciplines. The editors previously addressed this gap in their first book Student Feedback: The cornerstone to an effective quality assurance system in higher education. In recent years, student feedback has appeared in the forefront of higher education quality, in particular the issues of effectiveness and the use of student feedback to affect improvement in higher education teaching and learning, and also other areas of student tertiary experience. This is an edited book with contributions by experts in higher education quality and particularly student feedback in social science disciplines from a range of countries, such as Australia, Europe, Canada, the USA, the UK and India. This book is concerned with the practices of evaluation and higher education quality in social science disciplines, with particular focus on student feedback. The first book of its kind on student feedback specific to social sciences and will be a scholarly resource for all stakeholders to enhance learning/teaching through student feedback Will interrogate student feedback in social science disciplines, on the basis of establishing a better understanding of its forms, purposes and effectiveness in learning Contributions come from experienced academics, experts and practitioners in the area

Enhancing Learning and Teaching Through Student Feedback in Medical and Health Sciences

Enhancing Learning and Teaching Through Student Feedback in Medical and Health Sciences Book
Author : Chenicheri Sid Nair,Patricie Mertova
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2014-11-11
ISBN : 1780634331
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Student feedback has appeared in the forefront of higher education quality, in particular the issues of effectiveness and the use of student feedback to improve higher education teaching and learning, and other areas of student tertiary experience. Despite this, little academic literature has focussed on the experiences of academics, higher education leaders and managers. The final title in the Chandos Learning and Teaching Series to focus on student feedback, Enhancing Learning and Teaching through Student Feedback in the Medical and Health Sciences expands on topics covered in the previous publications, focussing on the medical and health science disciplines. This edited title includes contributions from experts in higher education quality, and student feedback from a range of countries, such as Australia, Europe, Canada, the USA, the UK, South East Asia and India. The book is concerned with the practices of evaluation and higher education quality in medical and health science disciplines, with particular focus on student feedback. The book begins by giving a discipline-specific overview of student feedback in medical and health sciences, before moving on to take a global perspective. The penultimate chapter considers the accountability of student evaluations in health and medical sciences, before a conclusion summarises the practices of student feedback and accountability in medical and health sciences, and suggests future improvements. Links student feedback in medical and health science disciplines to establishing a better understanding of its forms, purposes and effectiveness in learning Provides international perspectives on student feedback in medical and health sciences Compares student feedback with key examples of best practices and approaches to enhancing learning/teaching through student feedback in the medical and health sciences

Enhancing Learning and Teaching Through Student Feedback in Engineering

Enhancing Learning and Teaching Through Student Feedback in Engineering Book
Author : Chenicheri Sid Nair,Arun Patil,Patricie Mertova
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2012-01-16
ISBN : 1780632991
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Student feedback has appeared in the forefront of higher education quality, particularly the issues of effectiveness and the use of student feedback to affect improvement in higher education teaching and learning, and other areas of the students’ tertiary experience. Despite this, there has been a relative lack of academic literature available, especially in a book format. This book focuses on the experiences of academics, higher education leaders and managers with expertise in these areas. Enhancing Learning and Teaching through Student Feedback in Engineering is the first in a series on student feedback focusing on a specific discipline, in this case engineering. It expands on topics covered in the previous book, by the same authors. Valuable contributions have been made from a variety of experts in the area of higher education quality and student feedback in the field of engineering. Will interrogate student feedback in engineering, on the basis of establishing a better understanding of its forms, purposes and effectiveness in learning The first book of its kind on student feedback in engineering education and will be a scholarly resource for all stakeholders to enhance learning and teaching practices thorough student feedback Written by experienced academics, experts and practitioners in the area

Whole Brain Learning in Higher Education

Whole Brain   Learning in Higher Education Book
Author : Ann-Louise de Boer,Pieter du Toit,Detken Scheepers,Theo Bothma
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2013-10-15
ISBN : 1780634080
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Facilitating of learning in higher education can be transformed through the use of Whole Brain® learning. Whole Brain® Learning in Higher Education argues that facilitating learning in Higher Education should undergo transformation in order to develop the full academic potential of all stakeholders following the principles of action research. Empirical data was collected from participants in a number of projects across diverse disciplines. Participants included students, academic staff, instructional designers, and professionals attending short courses at tertiary level. A number of case studies are discussed as evidence for the value of the proposed model for higher education. This title consists of seven chapters, covering: the theoretical framework, baseline study, professional development, studies in Whole Brain® application, learning material that makes a difference, multidisciplinary collaboration, and the way forward. Defines Whole Brain® learning Explains the rationale behind Whole Brain® learning Demonstrates how the model can be applied in facilitating Whole Brain® learning in order to develop the full academic potential of students

A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Book
Author : Heather Fry,Steve Ketteridge,Stephanie Marshall
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-08-21
ISBN : 1317650220
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This entirely new edition of a very successful book focuses on developing professional academic skills for supporting and supervising student learning and effective teaching. It is built on the premise that the roles of those who teach in higher education are complex and multi-faceted. A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is sensitive to the competing demands of teaching, research, scholarship, and academic management. The new edition reflects and responds to the rapidly changing context of higher education and to current understanding of how to best support student learning. Drawing together a large number of expert authors, it continues to feature extensive use of case studies that show how successful teachers have implemented these ideas. It includes key topics such as student engagement and motivation, internationalisation, employability, inclusive strategies for teaching, effective use of technology and issues relating to postgraduate students and student retention. Part 1 explores a number of aspects of the context of UK higher education that affect the education of students, looking at the drivers of institutional behaviours and how to achieve success as a university teacher. Part 2 examines learning, teaching and supervising in higher education and includes chapters on working with diversity, encouraging independent learning and learning gain. Part 3 considers approaches to teaching and learning in different disciplines, covering a full range including arts and humanities, social sciences, experimental sciences through to medicine and dentistry. Written to support the excellence in teaching and learning design required to bring about student learning of the highest quality, this will be essential reading for all new lecturers, particularly anyone taking an accredited course in teaching and learning in higher education, as well as those experienced lecturers who wish to improve their teaching practice. Those working in adult learning and educational development will also find the book to be a particularly useful resource. In addition it will appeal to staff who support learning and teaching in various other roles.

Resources in education

Resources in education Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1992-05
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Resources in education book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Power of Peers in the Classroom

The Power of Peers in the Classroom Book
Author : Karen R. Harris,Lynn Meltzer
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release : 2015-07-06
ISBN : 146252107X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Peer support and social relationships have a tremendous influence on development, motivation, and achievement for all students, including struggling learners and those with disabilities. This highly practical book is one of the few resources available to guide classroom teachers and special educators in the application of peer-assisted instructional strategies in grades K-12. Expert contributors describe evidence-based approaches for building students' skills in reading, writing, math, and other content areas, as well as social competence and executive functioning. Sample lessons and more than a dozen reproducible tools are provided. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Geography

Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Geography Book
Author : Helen Walkington,Jennifer Hill,Sarah Dyer
Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
Release : 2019-12-27
ISBN : 1788116496
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This exemplary Handbook provides readers with a novel synthesis of international research, evidence-based practice and personal reflections to offer an overview of the current state of knowledge in the field of teaching geography in higher education. Chapters cover the three key transitions – into, through, and out of higher education – to present a thorough analysis of the topic.

Creating Active Learning

Creating Active Learning Book
Author : Larry Litecky
Publisher : Community College Pr/Amer Assoc
Release : 1998
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This document examines the intricate web of active learning strategies, focusing on how to make the student an active thinker through specific writing and speaking activities. The introduction sets the learning and teaching context for the following chapters. It establishes the importance of a positive classroom climate and of engaging student interest at the beginning of the course. Chapter 1, "Fostering Critical Thinking through Writing and Speaking Strategies," examines the importance of teaching students to think well and defines the process in which this can be achieved. Chapter 2, "Critical Thinking in the Social Sciences," provides a discipline-based definition of the critical thinking abilities and skills in the social sciences, examining the habits of the mind. Chapter 3, "Writing in the Disciplines: Fostering Critical Thinking," contains 86 activities for students, including writing assignments and tests. Chapter 4, "Spoken Thought: Collaborative, Cooperative Learning and Socratic Exchanges," contains examples of how to use speaking in active learning strategies. Chapter 5, "The Critical Thinking Process: Writing and Speaking To Make Thinking Explicit across the Curriculum," provides learning activities. Chapter 6, "Classroom Assessment: Thinking about Thinking, Teaching, and Learning," points out the importance of assessment and feedback for both students and teachers. (Contains 31 references.) (YKH)

Technology Enhanced Learning Quality of Teaching and Educational Reform

Technology Enhanced Learning  Quality of Teaching and Educational Reform Book
Author : Miltiadis D. Lytras,Patricia Ordonez De Pablos,David Avison,Janice Sipior,Qun Jin,Walter Leal Filho,Lorna Uden,Michael Thomas,Sara Cervai,David G. Horner
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2010-05-20
ISBN : 3642131654
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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It is a great pleasure to share with you the Springer CCIS proceedings of the First International Conference on Reforming Education, Quality of Teaching and Technology-Enhanced Learning: Learning Technologies, Quality of Education, Educational Systems, Evaluation, Pedagogies––TECH-EDUCATION 2010, Which was a part of the World Summit on the Knowledge Society Conference Series. TECH-EDUCATION 2010 was a bold effort aiming to foster a debate on the global need in our times to invest in education. The topics of the conference dealt with six general pillars: Track 1. Quality of Education––A new Vision Track 2. Technology-Enhanced Learning––Learning Technologies––Personalization-E-learning Track 3. Educational Strategies Track 4. Collaborative/ Constructive/ Pedagogical/ Didactical Approaches Track 5. Formal/ Informal/ and Life–Long Learning Perspectives Track 6. Contribution of Education to Sustainable Development Within this general context the Program Committee of the conference invited contributions that fall in to the following list of topics. Track 1: Quality of the Education––A new Vision • Teaching Methodologies and Case Studies • Reforms in Degrees • The European Educational Space • Academic Curricula Designs • Quality of Teaching and Learning • Quality and Academic Assessment • The School / University of the Future • Challenges for Higher Education in the 21st Century • New Managerial Models for Education • Financing the New Model for Education of the 21st Century • The Quality Milestones for Education of the 21st Century • Evaluation in Academia • The Role of Teachers • International Collaborations for Joint Programs/Degrees • Industry–Academia Synergies • Research Laboratories Management

Online and distance learning

Online and distance learning Book
Author : Lawrence A. Tomei
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This comprehensive, six-volume collection addresses all aspects of online and distance learning, including information communication technologies applied to education, virtual classrooms, pedagogical systems, Web-based learning, library information systems, virtual universities, and more. It enables libraries to provide a foundational reference to meet the information needs of researchers, educators, practitioners, administrators, and other stakeholders in online and distance learning"--Provided by publisher.

Evaluation Strategies for Communicating and Reporting

Evaluation Strategies for Communicating and Reporting Book
Author : Rosalie T. Torres,Hallie Preskill,Mary E. Piontek
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release : 2004-12-15
ISBN : 1544334354
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Evaluation Strategies for Communicating and Reporting has been thoroughly revised and updated creating 75% new material and 34 new case examples. The Second Edition provides worksheets and instructions for creating a detailed communicating and reporting plan based on audience needs and characteristics. Authors Rosalie T. Torres, Hallie Preskill, and Mary E. Piontek cover advances in technology including Web site communications, Web and videoconferencing, and Internet chat rooms. Also mentioned are several additional topics for consideration, including communicating and reporting for diverse audiences and for multi-site evaluations.

Multicultural Science Education

Multicultural Science Education Book
Author : Mary M. Atwater,Melody Russell,Malcolm B. Butler
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-11-19
ISBN : 9400776519
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book offers valuable guidance for science teacher educators looking for ways to facilitate preservice and inservice teachers’ pedagogy relative to teaching students from underrepresented and underserved populations in the science classroom. It also provides solutions that will better equip science teachers of underrepresented student populations with effective strategies that challenge the status quo, and foster classrooms environment that promotes equity and social justice for all of their science students. Multicultural Science Education illuminates historically persistent, yet unresolved issues in science teacher education from the perspectives of a remarkable group of science teacher educators and presents research that has been done to address these issues. It centers on research findings on underserved and underrepresented groups of students and presents frameworks, perspectives, and paradigms that have implications for transforming science teacher education. In addition, the chapters provide an analysis of the socio-cultural-political consequences in the ways in which science teacher education is theoretically conceptualized and operationalized in the United States. The book provides teacher educators with a framework for teaching through a lens of equity and social justice, one that may very well help teachers enhance the participation of students from traditionally underrepresented and underserved groups in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) areas and help them realize their full potential in science. Moreover, science educators will find this book useful for professional development workshops and seminars for both novice and veteran science teachers. "Multicultural Science Education: Preparing Teachers for Equity and Social Justice directly addresses the essential role that science teacher education plays for the future of an informed and STEM knowledgeable citizenry. The editors and authors review the beginnings of multicultural science education, and then highlight findings from studies on issues of equity, underrepresentation, cultural relevancy, English language learning, and social justice. The most significant part of this book is the move to the policy level—providing specific recommendations for policy development, implementation, assessment and analysis, with calls to action for all science teacher educators, and very significantly, all middle and high school science teachers and prospective teachers. By emphasizing the important role that multicultural science education has played in providing the knowledge base and understanding of exemplary science education, Multicultural Science Education: Preparing Teachers for Equity and Social Justice gives the reader a scope and depth of the field, along with examples of strategies to use with middle and high school students. These classroom instructional strategies are based on sound science and research. Readers are shown the balance between research-based data driven models articulated with successful instructional design. Science teacher educators will find this volume of great value as they work with their pre-service and in-service teachers about how to address and infuse multicultural science education within their classrooms. For educators to be truly effective in their classrooms, they must examine every component of the learning and teaching process. Multicultural Science Education: Preparing Teachers for Equity and Social Justice provides not only the intellectual and research bases underlying multicultural studies in science education, but also the pragmatic side. All teachers and teacher educators can infuse these findings and recommendations into their classrooms in a dynamic way, and ultimately provide richer learning experiences for all students." Patricia Simmons, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA "This provocative collection of chapters is a presentation in gutsiness. Ingenious in construction and sequencing, this book will influence science teacher educators by introducing them to issues of equity and social justice directly related to women and people of color. The authors unflinchingly interrogate issues of equity which need to be addressed in science education courses. "This provocative collection of chapters is a presentation in gutsiness. Ingenious in construction and sequencing, this book will influence science teacher educators by introducing them to issues of equity and social justice directly related to women and people of color. The authors unflinchingly interrogate issues of equity which need to be addressed in science education courses. It begins with setting current cultural and equity issue within a historic frame. The first chapter sets the scene by moving the reader through 400 years in which African-American’s were ‘scientifically excluded from science’. This is followed by a careful review of the Jim Crow era, an analysis of equity issues of women and ends with an examination of sociocultural consciousness and culturally responsive teaching. Two chapters comprise the second section. Each chapter examines the role of the science teacher in providing a safe place by promoting equity and social justice in the classroom. The three chapters in the third section focus on secondary science teachers. Each addresses issues of preparation that provides new teachers with understanding of equity and provokes questions of good teaching. Section four enhances and expands the first section as the authors suggest cultural barriers the impact STEM engagement by marginalized groups. The last section, composed of three chapters, interrogates policy issues that influence the science classroom." Molly Weinburgh, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, USA

7th International Conference on University Learning and Teaching InCULT 2014 Proceedings

7th International Conference on University Learning and Teaching  InCULT 2014  Proceedings Book
Author : Chan Yuen Fook,Gurnam Kaur Sidhu,Suthagar Narasuman,Lee Lai Fong,Shireena Basree Abdul Rahman
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-12-30
ISBN : 9812876642
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The book comprises papers presented at the 7th International Conference on University Learning and Teaching (InCULT) 2014, which was hosted by the Asian Centre for Research on University Learning and Teaching (ACRULeT) located at the Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia. It was co-hosted by the University of Hertfordshire, UK; the University of South Australia; the University of Ohio, USA; Taylor’s University, Malaysia and the Training Academy for Higher Education (AKEPT), Ministry of Education, Malaysia. A total of 165 papers were presented by speakers from around the world based on the theme “Educate to Innovate in the 21st Century.” The papers in this timely book cover the latest developments, issues and concerns in the field of teaching and learning and provide a valuable reference resource on university teaching and learning for lecturers, educators, researchers and policy makers.

Current Index to Journals in Education Semi Annual Cumulations 1989

Current Index to Journals in Education Semi Annual Cumulations  1989 Book
Author : Oryx Press Staff,Oryx Publishing
Publisher : Oryx Press
Release : 1989-09
ISBN : 9780897745710
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Current Index to Journals in Education Semi Annual Cumulations 1989 book written by Oryx Press Staff,Oryx Publishing, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Teaching Learning and Leading With Computer Simulations

Teaching  Learning  and Leading With Computer Simulations Book
Author : Qian, Yufeng
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2019-09-20
ISBN : 1799800067
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Computer simulation, a powerful technological tool and research-proven pedagogical technique, holds great potential to enhance and transform teaching and learning in education and is therefore a viable tool to engage students in deep learning and higher-order thinking. With the advancement of simulation technology (e.g., virtual reality, artificial intelligence, machine learning) and the expanded disciplines where computer simulation is being used (e.g., data science, cyber security), computer simulation is playing an increasingly significant role in leading the digital transformation in K-12 schools and higher education institutions, as well as training and professional development in corporations, government, and the military. Teaching, Learning, and Leading With Computer Simulations is an important compilation of research that examines the recent advancement of simulation technology and explores innovative ways to utilize advanced simulation programs for the enhancement of teaching and learning outcomes. Highlighting a range of topics such as pedagogy, immersive learning, and social sciences, this book is essential for educators, higher education institutions, deans, curriculum designers, school administrators, principals, IT specialists, academicians, researchers, policymakers, and students.

Using Technology to Support Learning and Teaching

Using Technology to Support Learning and Teaching Book
Author : Andy Fisher,Kate Exley,Dragos Ciobanu
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-01-03
ISBN : 1135108455
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The climate of Higher Education is changing rapidly. The students are more likely to see themselves as consumers and have increasingly high expectations regarding teaching and learning. Universities are in part aiming to meet this need by increasing the use of technology; for example, whether to increase access to teaching materials outside the classroom or to make lectures more interactive. Although there is no illusion amongst Higher Education intuitions that technology is a panacea, it is clear that technology is a vital tool in meeting expectations and one that will be used more and more. Consequently the context of this book is one in which technology needs to be understood as part of an overall teaching practice. Technology continues to move on a pace and is used increasingly within Higher Education to support and enhance teaching and learning. There are books which are steeped in technical detail and books which are steeped in theoretical pedagogy with little discussion about the impact on learning and student/teacher behaviour. Using Technology to Support Learning and Teaching fills a gap in the market by providing a jargon free (but pedagogically informed) set of guidance for teaching practitioners who wish to consider a variety of ways in which technology can enrich their practice and the learning of their students. It integrates a wide range of example cases from different kinds of HE institutions and different academic disciplines, illustrating practicable pedagogies to a wide range of readers. It is full of advice, hints and tips for practitioners wanting to use technology to support a style of teaching and learning that is also built on sound pedagogical principles. It will provide a quick user-friendly reference for practitioners wanting to incorporate technology into Higher Education in a way that adheres to their learning principles and values . This book is primarily for teaching practitioners, particularly those who are new to the industry.This book would also prove useful on training courses for practitioners; such as the Postgraduate Certificate for Higher Education. The authors also intend that the book be of value to newer teachers (perhaps taking teacher training programmes) who wish to see where recommended approaches link to pedagogy.

Dissertation Abstracts International

Dissertation Abstracts International Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching

A Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching Book
Author : Robert J. Marzano,John L. Brown
Publisher : ASCD
Release : 2009
ISBN : 1416608184
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An in-depth resource for workshops, professional learning communities, teacher training, and self-help. Topics include how to establish good classroom management and effective relationships with students.