Higher education and social justice : the transformative potential of university teaching and the power of educational paradox (eBook, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Higher education and social justice : the transformative potential of university teaching and the power of educational paradox

Author: Leonie Rowan
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]
Series: Palgrave pivot.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book demonstrates how the pedagogical decision making of university academics can be shaped by engagement with an educational philosophy known as "relationship-centred education". Beginning with critical analysis of concepts such as student engagement, student satisfaction, and student-centred learning, the author goes on to investigate how literature relating to social justice challenges educators to consider  Read more...
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Rowan, Leonie, 1966-
Higher education and social justice.
Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]
(OCoLC)1061036976
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonie Rowan
ISBN: 9783030052461 303005246X 9783030052454 3030052451 9783030052478 3030052478
OCLC Number: 1089406041
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Chapter 1. The transformative potential of higher education: engaging with educational philosophy to labour for justice and freedom --
Chapter 2. Influences on academic decision-making in university teaching: perspectives from policy, literature, and student-centred research --
Chapter 3. Purposeful decision-making for relationship-centred education: productive paradox in university teaching --
Chapter 4. Purposeful decision-making for relationship-centred education: engaging with speech and with silence in university classrooms --
Chapter 5. University teaching as situated work: imagining, experimenting, and working for change.
Series Title: Palgrave pivot.
Responsibility: Leonie Rowan.

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Beginning with critical analysis of concepts such as student engagement, student satisfaction, and student-centred learning, the author goes on to investigate how literature relating to social  Read more...

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"Rowan's research and teaching are interconnected and built on more than two decades of experience in higher education. The present work, based on her 10 years' research, has provided a critical Read more...

 
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