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The university and its disciplines : teaching and learning within and beyond disciplinary boundaries

Author: Carolin Kreber
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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University teaching and learning take place within ever more specialized disciplinary settings, each characterized by its unique traditions, concepts, practices and procedures. It is now widely recognized that support for teaching and learning needs to take this discipline-specificity into account. However, in a world characterized by rapid change, complexity and uncertainty, problems do not present themselves as  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carolin Kreber
ISBN: 9780415965200 0415965209 9780415965217 0415965217 9780203892596 0203892593
OCLC Number: 212893601
Description: xxiii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Supporting student learning in the context of diversity, complexity and uncertainty / Carolin Kreber --
The modern research university and its disciplines : the interplay between contextual and context-transcendent influences on teaching / Carolin Kreber --
The commons : disciplinary and interdisciplinary encounters / Janet Gail Donald --
Academic disciplines : homes or barricades? / Gary Poole --
Hard and soft : a useful way of thinking about disciplines? Reflections from engineering education on disciplinary identities / Robert G.S. Matthew and Jane Pritchard --
Ways of thinking and practicing in biology and history : disciplinary aspects of teaching and learning environments / Dai Hounsell and Charles Anderson --
Exploring disciplinarity in academic development : do "ways of thinking and practicing" help faculty to think about learning and teaching? / Nicola Reimann --
Opening history's "black boxes" : decoding the disciplinary unconscious of historians / David Pace --
Guiding students into a discipline : the significance of the teacher / Andy Northedge and Jan McArthur --
Diverse student voices within disciplinary discourses / Jan McArthur --
Guiding students into a discipline : the significance of the student's view / Lewis Elton --
Educating students for self-authorship : learning partnerships to achieve complex outcomes / Marcia B. Baxter Magolda --
Supporting student development in and beyond the disciplines : the role of the curriculum / Alan Jenkins --
Constraints to implementing learning partnership models and self-authorship in the arts and humanities / Vicky Gunn --
Beyond epistemological essentialism : academic tribes in the twenty-first century / Paul Trowler --
Exploring teaching and learning regimes in higher education settings / Joëlle Fanghanel --
Teaching and learning regimes from within : significant networks as a locus for the social construction of teaching and learning / Torgny Roxå and Katarina Mårtensson --
Assessment for career and citizenship / Mantz Yorke --
Teaching within and beyond the disciplines : the challenge for faculty / Velda McCune.
Responsibility: edited by Carolin Kreber.
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