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Learning Development in Higher Education

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 288
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Universities into the 21st Century

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15 December 2010

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17 November 2010

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This book shows how Learning Development enhances the student experience and promotes active engagement. Written by staff from the UK's largest collaborative Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), the book...

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This book shows how Learning Development enhances the student experience and promotes active engagement. Written by staff from the UK's largest collaborative Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), the book includes important insights for everyone interested in supporting student retention, progression and success.

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Comprehensive review of learning development
Practical suggestions to improve student learning
Useful information for different audiences (including lecturers, course leaders, and managers)
Examples of good practice from across the HE sector
Innovation related to a wide range of subject areas
Topical relevance regarding the nature of student learning
Important implications for future practice

PART I: DEFINING LEARNING DEVELOPMENT
What is Learning Development and How Has it Developed?; J.Hilsdon
Models of Learning Development in Higher Education Institutions; B.Glass & L.Murray
Is Learning Development part of the Problem?; A.Barlow, A.Philips & J.Ackroyd
Raising the Student Voice; S.Sinfield et al.
PART II: SUPPORTING STUDENTS IN TRANSITION
A PDP perspective on supporting students through transition into HE; C.Keenan
Learning Developers Supporting Early Student Transition; E.Foster, S.Lawther & J.McNeil
The Case for One to One Academic Advice for Students; J.Turner
The Assignment Success Programme; M.Sedgley
Enabling Transitions Through Inclusive Practice; V.Chapman
PART III: DEVELOPING EFFECTIVE ACADEMIC PRACTICES
Building Student Confidence in Maths and Numeracy; M.Gill & M.Greenhow
Negotiating and Nurturing: Challenging Staff and Student Perspectives of Academic Writing; R.Bell
Learning Resources That Students Will Use: Producing a Web Based Multimedia Resource to Improve Group Working Skills C.Elston, P.Hartley & J.Braham
The Student as Producer: Learning by Doing Research; A.Hagyard & S.Watling
Visualising Learning; P.Ridley
PART IV: STUDENTS AND TECHNOLOGY
When Worlds Collide: Learning Development and E-Learning; B.Glass, D.Holley & S.Sinfield
Defining and Supporting the New Digital Students; N.Currant, B.Currant, R.Whitfield & P.Hartley
The Focus of Attention: Distractions from Study for the Generation Y Student; K.Shahabudin
PART V: LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
Learning from the Past and Looking Into the Future; M.Verity & P.Trowler
Learning Development: Work in Progress; J.Hilsdon, C.Keenan & S.Sinfield.

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PETER HARTLEY is a National Teaching Fellow and Professor of Education Development in the Centre for Educational Development at the University of Bradford, UK.

JOHN HILSDON is a National Teaching Fellow and Head of Learning Development at the University of Plymouth, UK.

SANDRA SINFIELD is Co-ordinator for and Senior Lecturer in Learning Development at London Metropolitan University, UK.

CHRISTINE KEENAN is Learning and Teaching Fellow at Bournemouth University, UK.

MICHELLE VERITY is Head of Student Enterprise and Development at York St John University, UK.

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PETER HARTLEY is a National Teaching Fellow and Professor of Education Development in the Centre for Educational Development at the University of Bradford, UK.

JOHN HILSDON is a National Teaching Fellow and Head of Learning Development at the University of Plymouth, UK.

SANDRA SINFIELD is Co-ordinator for and Senior Lecturer in Learning Development at London Metropolitan University, UK.

CHRISTINE KEENAN is Learning and Teaching Fellow at Bournemouth University, UK.

MICHELLE VERITY is Head of Student Enterprise and Development at York St John University, UK.

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