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Emerging strategies for supporting student learning

Author: Barbara Allan
Publisher: London : Facet Publishing, [2016] ©2016
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Emerging Strategies for Supporting Student Learning provides a straightforward and accessible guide to the latest learning and teaching practices appropriate for use with higher education students. It is both an exciting and challenging time to be working in higher education as the sector experiences rapid changes including: an increasingly diverse student population with changing expectations; changes in technology  Read more...
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Allan, Barbara, 1954-
Emerging strategies for supporting student learning.
London : Facet Publishing, [2016]
(OCoLC)922728761
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Allan
ISBN: 9781783301461 1783301465
OCLC Number: 956520580
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Title page; Contents; Figures and tables; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; Introduction to the book; Introduction to this chapter; Changing the learning landscape; Student expectations and experiences; Flexible learning; Library spaces; Employability; Internationalization of higher education; Institutional responses to change; Changing ways of working for library and information professionals; The structure of the book; Summary; References; 2 Working with students; Introduction; Diverse student populations; Students in the digital age; Working with international students. Students with disabilitiesPart-time students; Diverse learning styles; Practical approaches for working with diverse groups of students; Summary; References; 3 Digital literacies; Introduction; Digital literacies in practice; Information literacy; Metaliteracy; Additional case studies; Digital badges; Summary; References; 4 Employability; Introduction; Academic libraries and employability; Graduate attributes; Working with students; Summary; References; 5 Approaches to learning and teaching; Introduction; Kolb's learning cycle; Laurillard's conversational framework for university teaching. Entwistle's teaching for understanding at universityLand and Meyer's threshold concepts; The Higher Education Academy's flexible pedagogies; Summary; References; 6 Learning and teaching activities; Introduction; Presenting basic ideas; Common learning and teaching activities; Assessment of learning; Reflection on learning; Learning and teaching without courses; Summary; References; 7 Making it happen; Introduction; Thinking about participants; Basic design principles; Levels of learning; Basic design structure; Design of individual learning activities; Finding and using learning resources. Reviewing the programme designMarketing and promotion; Summary; References; 8 Designing face-to-face, blended and online courses; Introduction; Designing face-to-face sessions; Designing flipped classroom sessions; Designing blended learning courses; Design of online courses; Summary; References; 9 Delivering learning experiences; Introduction; Preparing yourself; Face-to-face delivery; Online delivery; Co-facilitation; Summary; References; 10 Evaluation of learning and teaching activities and courses; Introduction; UK quality control and enhancement processes. Research on evaluation of learning and teaching in academic librariesEvaluation in practice; Combined methods of evaluation; Summary; References; 11 Lifelong professional development; Introduction; Networking through professional organizations and groups; Learning in the workplace; Short courses, conferences and workshops; Accredited courses; Independent learning; Developing online networks; Managing individual professional development; Developing a professional portfolio; Summary; References; Index.
Other Titles: Practical guide for librarians and educators
Responsibility: Barbara Allan.

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