The professional learning of teachers in higher education

Knight, Peter and Tait, Jo and Yorke, Mantz (2006) The professional learning of teachers in higher education. Studies in Higher Education, 31 (3). pp. 319-339. ISSN 0307-5079

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Abstract

Educational professional development is a global concern. It is often characterised by event‐delivery methods, though there are signs that other approaches are gaining favour. The authors stress the significance of non‐formal learning, and the ways in which it can be promoted and enhanced within the activity systems within which teachers in higher education work. Their argument is complemented by findings from a study of 2401 part‐time teachers, and online responses from 248 full‐time staff, in the UK Open University. Twelve implications for international practice are identified.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Studies in Higher Education
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3304
Subjects:
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Educational Research
ID Code: 62858
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 12 Mar 2013 15:56
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2019 01:13
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/62858

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