Education: Post-Compulsory Education

  • Improving Working as Learning book cover

    Improving Working as Learning

    1st Edition

    By Alan Felstead, Alison Fuller, Nick Jewson, Lorna Unwin

    Interest in learning at work has captured the attention of many people around the world, often taking centre stage in policy debates about improving economic performance, prosperity and well-being. This book is about the learning that goes on in workplaces – ranging from offices, factories and…

    Paperback – 2009-04-23
    Improving Learning

  • Improving Learning in College: Rethinking Literacies Across the Curriculum book cover

    Improving Learning in College

    Rethinking Literacies Across the Curriculum, 1st Edition

    By Roz Ivanic, Richard Edwards, David Barton, Marilyn Martin-Jones, Zoe Fowler, Buddug Hughes, Greg Mannion, Kate Miller, Candice Satchwell, June Smith

    What's the problem with literacy at college? How might everyday literacy be harnessed for educational ends? Based on the first major study of literacy practices in colleges in the UK, this book explores the reading and writing associated with learning subjects across the college curriculum. It…

    Paperback – 2009-02-16
    Improving Learning

  • Managing Your Competencies: Personal Development Plan book cover

    Managing Your Competencies

    Personal Development Plan, 1st Edition

    By Roel Grit

    A competency is a combination of knowledge, skills and attitude that one needs in order to function adequately in any given professional situation – a nurse must know how to give a crying child a vaccination, and a policeman must be able to stop a drunken brawl. Competency orientated teaching has…

    Paperback – 2009-01-01

  • Inclusion and Diversity: Meeting the Needs of All Students book cover

    Inclusion and Diversity

    Meeting the Needs of All Students, 1st Edition

    By Sue Grace, Phil Gravestock

    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…

    Paperback – 2008-10-28
    Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education

  • e-Learning and Social Networking Handbook: Resources for Higher Education book cover

    e-Learning and Social Networking Handbook

    Resources for Higher Education, 1st Edition

    By Frank Rennie, Robin Mason

    Student engagement with digital learning resources and online social networking are strong forces in education today. How can these resources best be utilized by educators and course designers in higher education? This book aims to provide the reader with enough background information to appreciate…

    Paperback – 2008-04-09

  • Improving Learning, Skills and Inclusion: The Impact of Policy on Post-Compulsory Education book cover

    Improving Learning, Skills and Inclusion

    The Impact of Policy on Post-Compulsory Education, 1st Edition

    By Frank Coffield, Sheila Edward, Ian Finlay, Ann Hodgson, Ken Spours, Richard Steer

    How can opportunities for teaching and learning be improved to ensure that many more people participate, gain qualifications and obtain decent jobs? Will government policies enable us to achieve these goals? What new ideas do we need to ensure a more inclusive, equitable and efficient learning…

    Paperback – 2008-03-19
    Improving Learning

  • Personal, Academic and Career Development in Higher Education: SOARing to Success book cover

    Personal, Academic and Career Development in Higher Education

    SOARing to Success, 1st Edition

    By Arti Kumar

    This book is the first to show how to integrate Personal Development Planning (PDP) activities into teaching in higher education. It is packed with activities, exercises, lesson plans, resources, reflective questionnaires, skills audits and case studies, and with suggestions for how these may be…

    Paperback – 2008-01-31

  • The University and Public Education: The Contribution of Oxford book cover

    The University and Public Education

    The Contribution of Oxford, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harry Judge

    This book examines an important aspect of the relationship between higher education and the public - especially secondary - system of schooling in Britain. Higher education has influenced secondary schools in a number of ways, and not least in the development of school examinations. The…

    Paperback – 2007-12-24

  • The e-Revolution and Post-Compulsory Education: Using e-Business Models to Deliver Quality Education book cover

    The e-Revolution and Post-Compulsory Education

    Using e-Business Models to Deliver Quality Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jos Boys, Peter Ford

    Moving debates about ICT and higher education beyond a simple focus on e-learning, this book takes into consideration the provision of post-secondary education as a whole.Discussing what is meant by e-business, why e-business approaches are relevant to universities and colleges and the key issues…

    Paperback – 2007-12-21

  • A Practical Guide to Problem-Based Learning Online book cover

    A Practical Guide to Problem-Based Learning Online

    1st Edition

    By Maggi Savin-Baden

    Problem-based learning online is a burgeoning area, crying out for support in all the disciplines, but particularly health, medicine, education and social care that are already advanced users of problem-based learning in higher education. This book provides highly grounded research based ways for…

    Paperback – 2007-12-21

  • Learning to Teach Adults: An Introduction book cover

    Learning to Teach Adults

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Corder

    Learning to Teach Adults is an indispensable guide for anyone who teaches, or is planning to teach adults. This comprehensive yet light-hearted book gives sensible advice on the business of teaching and training, and is relevant for any subject taught, be it archery or zoology. Writing with passion…

    Paperback – 2007-11-08

  • Enhancing Learning through Formative Assessment and Feedback book cover

    Enhancing Learning through Formative Assessment and Feedback

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Irons

    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…

    Paperback – 2007-10-25
    Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education

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