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Improving teaching and learning in higher education

a handbook for Southern Africa

by Sinfree Makoni

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Published by Open University press in Maidenhead .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • College teaching,
  • Higher Education

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Sinfree Makoni
    ContributionsHigher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, ebrary, Inc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2331 .I48 2005eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27045079M
    ISBN 109780335224722

    Active Learning in Higher Education is an international, refereed publication for all those who teach and support learning in Higher Education and those who undertake or use research into effective learning, teaching and assessment in universities and colleges. The journal has an objective of improving the status of teaching and learning Author: Nazlin Bhimani. Department of Education and the network’s service to state education agencies. The Center on Innovation & Improvement is delighted that Improving Student Learning: Action Principles for Families, Classrooms, Schools, Districts, and States comes to publication at this critical time in education reform. The Center’s recentFile Size: 1MB.

    The OLC Series of books on online education are based on collaborative OLC workshops of invited educators. These peer-reviewed case studies present a wealth of inside information about the strategies successful programs are using to improve learning effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, access, and student and faculty satisfaction. 'Teaching and Learning in Higher Education explores an exciting new development in higher education: educational enquiry as an approach to improving teaching and informing pedagogical and curricular design. As this welcome guide attractively illustrates and clearly explains, educational enquiry is not just for education researchers and social.

      Improving Learning by Widening Participation in Higher Education presents a strong and coherent rationale for improving learning for diverse students from a range of socio-economic, ethnic/racial and gender backgrounds within higher education, and for adults across the life course. Edited by Miriam David, the Associate Director of the ESRC’s highly successful Teaching and .   The UGC has also informed that the e-book, ‘Governance in Higher Education: A Handbook for Vice-Chancellors’ is also available online.


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