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Understanding teaching excellence in higher education : towards a critical approach

Author: Alan Skelton
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Series: Key issues in higher education.
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"As debates rage around whether it is down to subject-knowledge, communication skills, taking a research-led approach or being a technological whiz, this book provides the first in-depth examination of teaching excellence in higher education. Identifying and examining interpretations of teaching excellence, it considers what 'excellent' means and implies for practice.
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Skelton, Alan.
Understanding teaching excellence in higher education.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2005
(DLC) 2005002946
(OCoLC)57579228
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Skelton
ISBN: 020341294X 9780203412947
OCLC Number: 62386192
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 193 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Part 1. Beginnings --
Introduction --
A Critical Framework --
Part 2. Familiar Faces --
Awards for Teachers --
Institutions and Teaching Excellence --
The Contribution of Subject Disciplines --
Part 3. Alternative Explorations --
Local Knowledge? "Ordinary" Teacher and Student Perceptions --
Internationalization and Inter-Cultural Learning --
Seduced by Glitz and Glamour? Press Reporting of Teaching Excellence --
Professional Development and Teaching Excellence --
Part 4. Future Horizons --
Lost in the Translation? --
Research into Teaching Excellence in Higher Education.
Series Title: Key issues in higher education.
Responsibility: Alan Skelton.
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