This indispensable series is aimed at new lecturers, postgraduate students who have teaching time, Graduate Teaching Assistants, part-time tutors and demonstrators, as well as experienced teaching staff who may feel it’s time to review their skills in teaching and learning.
Titles in this series will provide the teacher in higher education with practical, realistic guidance on the various different aspects of their teaching role, which is underpinned not only by current research in the ﬁeld, but also by the extensive experience of individual authors, and with a keen eye kept on the limitations and opportunities therein. By bridging a gap between academic theory and practice, all titles will provide generic guidance on the topics covered, which is then brought to life through the use of short, illustrative examples drawn from a range of disciplines. All titles in the series will:
Titles in the series will prove invaluable whether they are used for self-study, as reference material when seeking teaching recognition or as part of a formal taught programme on teaching and learning in higher education (HE), and will also be of relevance to teaching staff working in further education (FE) settings.
An Introduction to Teaching in UK Higher Education: A Guide for International and Transnational Teachers
Developing Your Teaching: Towards Excellence
Leading Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: The key guide to designing and delivering courses
Giving a Lecture: From Presenting to Teaching
Nuala Byrne, Christopher Butcher
December 22, 2020
Covering everything you need to know about teaching within the UK higher education system, this book is the ideal introduction for anyone looking to start kick-start their teaching career. A must-read guide for international staff new to teaching in UK higher education, this key text focusses on...
September 04, 2020
Written in clear, straight-forward language, Examining Doctoral Work considers how the practice of doctoral examination can be improved to ensure that both examiners and students can make the most of the assessment process. This book analyses both good and bad practice to promote fair, thorough...
Christopher Butcher, Clara Davies, Melissa Highton
October 17, 2019
Bridging the gap between theory and practice, this fully updated new edition of Designing Learning offers accessible guidance to help those new to teaching in higher education to design and develop a course. With new considerations to the higher education context, this book uses current educational...
Peter Kahn, Lorraine Anderson
March 18, 2019
Packed with advice, vignettes and case studies, as well as useful tips and checklists for improving teaching, the second edition of Developing Your Teaching is the ideal toolkit to support the development of teaching practice. Providing a blend of ideas, interactive review points and case study...
Kate Exley, Reg Dennick, Andrew Fisher
February 06, 2019
This comprehensive guide for new university teachers brings together straightforward and practical advice on small group teaching alongside examples of practice across disciplines. Written in a highly accessible style, it covers topics such as the foundations of small group teaching; methods and...
September 15, 2016
Leading Learning and Teaching in Higher Education brings together contemporary ideas on leadership, engagement and student learning into a practical solutions-based resource designed for those undertaking the challenge of leading a university-level teaching module, programme or suite of programmes,...
Andy Fisher, Kate Exley, Dragos Ciobanu
December 05, 2013
The climate of Higher Education is changing rapidly. The students are more likely to see themselves as consumers and have increasingly high expectations regarding teaching and learning. Universities are in part aiming to meet this need by increasing the use of technology; for example, whether to...
Kate Exley, Reg Dennick
April 30, 2009
The second edition of Giving a Lecture builds upon the reputation and success of the Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education series. It is an excellent resource for those new to teaching at the University and College level and for those who just want to reflect upon and refresh...
Sue Grace, Phil Gravestock
October 28, 2008
How should you prepare for the first day of class? How can you encourage all students to participate in discussions? How do you ensure disabled students can take part in field work? Increasingly, universities are drawing from a less traditional group of students – international students, disabled...
October 25, 2007
This book is based on the argument that detailed and developmental formative feedback is the single most useful thing teachers can do for students. It helps to clarify the expectations of higher education and assist all students to achieve their potential. This book promotes student learning...
Gina Wisker, Kate Exley, Maria Antoniou, Pauline Ridley
July 01, 2007
Working One-to-One with Students is written for Higher Education academics, adjuncts, teaching assistants and research students who are looking for guidance inside and outside the classroom. This book is a jargon-free, practical guide to improving one-to-one teaching, covering a wide range of...
Sally Brown, Ruth Pickford
June 29, 2006
Assessing Skills and Practice outlines how to ensure fair, consistent and reliable assessment of practical activities. With a particular focus on formative feedback and its role in helping students to understand what is required of them, this guide is packed with advice, examples and case studies&...