|About the book|
This book is designed for lecturers on a wide range of professional courses. It directly addresses questions that come up again and again in seminar discussions; questions that are fundamental to the values and perspectives of academics across the disciplines:
This book provides a scholarly introduction to the literature on these questions. Like other books in the series, it offers a concise treatment of complex questions. It also provides directions for future study.
Contributors: Matthew Alexander, Glynis Cousin, Helen Fallon, Ian Finlay, Diana Kelly, Ruth Lowry, Marion McCarthy, Rowena Murray, Jacqueline Potter, Christine Sinclair, Sarah Skerratt and Barry Stierer.
|About the author|
Rowena Murray is Associate Dean (Research) in the Educational and Professional Studies Department, University of Strathclyde, UK.
|Table of contents|
The scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education: an overview
What's learning for? - interrogating the scholarship of teaching and learning
Lecturers as students - in a 'meaningful' sense
Learning to write about teaching: understanding the writing demands of lecturer development programmes in Higher Education
Resources on higher education teaching and learning
Starting with the discipline
Beyond common sense: a practitioner’s perspective
Evaluating teaching and learning: enhancing the scholarship of teaching by asking students what they are learning
Doing small-scale qualitative research on educational innovation
Doing small-scale quantitative research on educational innovation
Combining qualitative and quantitative: mixed-methods in small-scale research
Writing for publication about teaching and learning