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Global Perspectives on Teaching Excellence
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 204

Global Perspectives on Teaching Excellence

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2018-02-02
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Teaching excellence in higher education needs to be promoted and celebrated. However, a universal definition of excellent teaching remains elusive, and robust evidence about how it affects student learning appears to be lacking. This timely book explores the notion of teaching excellence from the viewpoint of a variety of international authors; guiding the reader to understand the complex terrain in which teaching excellence is foregrounded, and highlighting a number of key issues facing the future of global higher education. Global Perspectives on Teaching Excellence explores: what is meant by teaching excellence, whether it can be measured and if so, how? the impact of teaching excellence ...

Improving Student Engagement and Development through Assessment
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 232

Improving Student Engagement and Development through Assessment

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-05-20
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  • Publisher: Routledge

With a unique focus on the relationship between assessment and engagement this book explores what works in terms of keeping students on course to succeed. Against a backdrop of massification and the associated increase in student diversity there is an escalating requirement for personalized, technology driven learning in higher education. In addition, the advent of student fees has promoted a consumer culture resulting in students having an increasingly powerful voice in shaping curricula to their own requirements. How does one engage and retain a group of students of such diverse culture, ethnicity, ambition and experience? Using examples from a variety of institutions worldwide this edited...

University Teaching in Focus
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 352

University Teaching in Focus

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2012-11-27
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  • Publisher: Routledge

University Teaching in Focus provides a foundational springboard for early career academics preparing to teach in universities. Focusing on four critical areas - teaching, curriculum, students, and quality/leadership - this succinct resource offers university teachers a straightforward approach to facilitating effective student learning. The book empowers university teachers and contributes to their career success by developing teaching skills, strategies, and knowledge, as well as linking theory to practice. Written in a clear and accessible style by internationally acclaimed experts, topics include: learning theories, assessment, discipline-based teaching, curriculum design, problem-based ...

Student Attainment in Higher Education
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 218

Student Attainment in Higher Education

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-02-05
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Student Attainment in Higher Education: Issues, controversies and debates is a timely exploration of student attainment in a rapidly changing higher education context and a rapidly changing world. The effects of neoliberalism and the commercialization of everyday life on education have been well documented, but with a focus on pedagogy, whilst student success is measured through grades, statistics and metrics. By exploring attainment in a broader context, this book provides a unique contribution to the critical literature on contemporary higher education. Within the themes of understanding attainment and challenging practice, the book sets out to explore student attainment as complex and mul...

Dynamo Hum
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 95

Dynamo Hum

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017
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  • Publisher: Unknown

"Dynamo Hum presents an enticing and rare glimpse into the practice of an artist whose work bridges several generations yet remains undeniably in the present. Completely resolved formally, yet liminal and mysterious, Denys Watkins' paintings are the result of endless curiosity and intense labour."--Foreword.

David
  • Language: en

David

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1976-09
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Academic Career Handbook
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 230

Academic Career Handbook

Are you: * planning a career in higher education? * an academic whose career could and should develop? * wondering how you can realize your potential across institutions, departments and disciplines? * looking for a career strategy? Then this timely book has been written for you. Designed for those working, or hoping to work, within the higher education system, this handbook will also be of value to those in more established positions who want to develop their own careers or want to support younger colleagues. With an emphasis on supporting staff development, this timely handbook offers guidance on the craft of performing five key tasks - networking, teaching, researching, writing and managing. Additionally, issues such as getting published, networking, obtaining research funding, principles of teaching and assessment, and seeking promotion are discussed. The handbook is designed to be accessible, illuminating and entertaining, with useful advice and critical viewpoints juxtaposed. So if you want a successfully planned career instead of just 'letting it happen', then this handbook's for you.

Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, E-Book
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 2576

Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, E-Book

For more than 60 years, Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract has served as the cornerstone reference in this fast-moving field. With comprehensive coverage of all aspects of GI surgery, the 8th Edition, by Drs. Charles J. Yeo, Steven R. DeMeester, David W. McFadden, Jeffrey B. Matthews, and James W. Fleshman, offers lavishly illustrated, authoritative guidance on endoscopic, robotic, and minimally invasive procedures, as well as current medical therapies. Each section is edited by a premier authority in GI surgery; chapters reflect key topics and are written by a "who’s who" of international experts in the field. It’s your one-stop resource for proven, systematic approaches to all relevant adult and pediatric GI disorders and operations

Smith's Dream
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 142

Smith's Dream

When Smith is left by his wife and goes to hide away in the bush in the Coromandel he never imagines he will become the most wanted man in the country. In a right-wing coup one man, Volkner, has seized power in New Zealand and is using army and special police to maintain his government. Smith's Dream forces us to imagine such a situation and to ask ourselves: Where would you stand? How far would you go?