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For the love of learning : innovations from outstanding university teachers

Author: Tim Bilham
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Palgrave teaching & learning.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Edited collection featuring essays from exceptional National Teaching Fellows. Presents the cutting-edge of pedagogical thinking on the most important topics in higher education today, including  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Bilham
ISBN: 1137334290 9781137334299
OCLC Number: 940688692
Description: xx, 292 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements .- How to Use this Book.- Glossary.- Foreword.-Introduction: Inspiration, Innovation and Excellence; Tim Bilham .- PART I: CROSSING BOUNDARIES.- Crossing Boundaries: Disciplines.- 1. The Liquidity of Knowledge: Learning across Disciplinary Divides; Heather Barnett.- 2. Mixed Cultures: Microbiology, Art and Literature; Joanna Verran.- 3. Blending Approaches to Teaching in Art and Design: Case Studies from Glass and Ceramics; Kevin Petrie.- 4. New Learning Ecosystems: Blurring Boundaries, Changing Minds; Helen Keegan.- Crossing Boundaries: Transitions.- 5. Learning to Love Learning; Peter Ovens.- 6. Crossing the Boundaries of Academic Writing; Lin Norton and James Elander.- 7. Beyond Competence: Enabling and Inspiring Healthcare Students; Faith Hill.- 8. 'Disability Matters': The Role of Personal Tutors for Inclusive Teaching and Learning; Suanne Gibson.- PART II: LEARNING DIFFERENTLY.- Learning Differently: Approaches to Teaching.- 9. Designs on Learning: The Role of Cross-University Collaborative Undergraduate Research Symposia; Kirsten.- Hardie in association with Annie Grove-White.- 10. Innovative Approaches to Learning Design: Harnessing New Technologies for Learning; Grainne Conole.- 11. Scaffolding Problem-Based Learning; Derek Raine.- 12. Developing Subject Specific Knowledge, Digital Creativity and Soft Skills: A Games-Based Approach to Teaching and Learning; Rachel McCrindle.- Learning Differently: Teaching Difficult Topics.- 13. Teaching with Assessment, Feedback and Feed-Forward: Using 'Preflights' to Assist Student Achievement; Brian Whalley .- 14. Ongoing Challenges in Cross-Disciplinary Teaching: A Case Study from Statistics; Paul Hewson.- 15. De-Mystifying Statistics: Bring Your Imprimatur ... to the Laughter; Andy Field.- 16. Performing Critical Thinking?; Stella Jones-Devitt.- Learning Differently: Assessment.- 17. Best Practice in Assessment and Feedback: Neglected Issues; Peter Hartley.- 18. Assessment Strategies for Developmental and Experiential Learning: Successes and Challenges; Anita Peleg.- 19. Developing and Assessing Professional Competence: Using Technology in Learning Design; Luke Dawson in association with Ben Mason.- Learning Differently: International Issues.- 20. Building Curriculum Internationalisation from the Bottom up; David Killick.- 21. New Horizons and Old Challenges for Distance Learning: Bridging the Access Gap in African Universities; Basiro Davey .- 22. Kinds of International: Internationalisation through Engagement with One Another; Jane Spiro.- Part III Engaging Students.- Engaging students: In the Process of Learning and Discovery.- 23. Doing, Being and Becoming: An Occupational Perspective on Enabling Learning; Rayya Ghul.- 24. Learning Together through Student-Lecturer Collaborative Enquiry; Will Curtis .- 25. Creating Space for Student Autonomy and Engagement through Partnership and Letting Go; Colin Bryson.- 26. The Student-Professional; Laura Ritchie.- Engaging Students: Its Wider Influence.- 27. Wanted! Agents of Change: Enabling Students to Make Change Happen in their Professional World; Duncan Reavey.- 28. Authentic Partnerships: Inspiring Professional Identity and Ownership in Students; Ruth Matheson.- 29. Learning from the Real; Mary Hartog and Philip Frame in association with Chris Rigby and Doirean Wilson.- 30. Looking at the Mirror in the Suitcase: Encouraging Students to Reflect on their Professional Learning Journey; Anna Lise Gordon.- Part IV Employability: Moving On.- 31. SOARing to Success: Employability Development from the Inside-Out; Arti Kumar.- 32. Telling Tales: The Use of Story to Enhance Employability; Beverly Leeds.- 33. Authentic Assessment and Employability a Synergy?; Jane Thomas 34. Getting Ready for Action: Student Engagement in an Employability Project; Jamie Thompson in association with Laura Bullerwell, Catherine Foster, Russell Jackson and Nichola Larkin (students).- 35. English Language Learning for International Employability; Angela Goddard in association with Alastair Henry.- 36. Engaging with and Owning the Enterprise Agenda; Pauline Kneale .- Conclusion: Sustaining Excellence; Tim Bilham.- References .- Endotes.- Index.
Series Title: Palgrave teaching & learning.
Responsibility: edited by Tim Bilham.


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"This book showcases the innovative work undertaken in universities, it celebrates achievement and demonstrates the potential for development in practice to all involved in HE teaching." - Jeanne Read more...

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