How to Develop Engaged Learners (who are able to successfully transition into HE).

Cross, Casey and Brearley, Sarah (2019) How to Develop Engaged Learners (who are able to successfully transition into HE). In: Annual International Teachers' and Advisors Conference, 2019-06-032019-06-04, The Principal Grand Central.

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Abstract

Developing engaged learners who understand strategies for success is known to help students in transitioning into Higher Education. However, this brings about a number of challenges for their teachers as learner characteristics in the 21st century are complicated by the range and variety of technologies that they engage with. Most learners are technologically connected and grazing (surface learning) and the role of the teacher is to encourage them into engaging with a dining experience (deep learning). Understanding their characteristics is essential in enabling students to develop learning strategies. The session will focus on developing an understanding of learner characteristics in 2019 and how those characteristics can be recognized (both by teachers and learners) and used to promote learning success. This knowledge will empower learners to understand what factors are associated with success in learning when transitioning to HE, and empower teachers to establish and sustain a collaborative community of engaged learners.

Item Type: Contribution to Conference (Paper)
Journal or Publication Title: Annual International Teachers' and Advisors Conference
Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Management Science
Faculty of Health and Medicine > Health Research
ID Code: 139037
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 18 Nov 2019 12:20
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2020 02:18
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/139037

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