The Realities of Change in Higher Education: Interventions to Promote Learning and Teaching by Lynne HuntThe Realities of Change in Higher Education: Interventions to Promote Learning and Teaching by Lynne Hunt

The Realities of Change in Higher Education: Interventions to Promote Learning and Teaching

EditorLynne Hunt, Adrian Bromage, Bland Tomkinson

Paperback | September 19, 2006

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The Realities of Change in Higher Educationexplores the theory and practice of the everyday reality of change to promote learning and teaching in universities. Drawing on international case studies, it analyses a range of practical strategies to promote change that enhance students' learning.

Structured to flow from analysis of policy level change through to small-scale change at curriculum level, experienced practitioners consider key topics including:

  • national policies and strategies
  • different leadership styles
  • the advancement of teaching and learning through research and scholarship
  • how communities of practice may be effective agents for change in higher education
  • the relationship between technology and change
  • student assessment as a strategic tool for enhancing teaching and learning.

With practical advice to enhance the learning experience of increasing numbers of university students, this book will appeal to all practitioners involved in improving learning and teaching outcomes in higher education.

Lynne Huntis Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) in the Faculty of Computing Health and Science, Edith Cowan University (ECU), Perth, Australia. She is the recipient of three ECU awards for teaching excellence and the 2002 Australian Award for University Teaching in the Social Science category. She also won the 2002 Prime Minister's...
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Title:The Realities of Change in Higher Education: Interventions to Promote Learning and TeachingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9 × 6.2 × 0.4 inPublished:September 19, 2006Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415385806

ISBN - 13:9780415385800

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Table of Contents

1. Theories of Change in Higher Education  2. Policy and Change in Higher Education  3. Organisation and Change in Higher Education  4. Organisational Culture and Change in Higher Education  5. Leadership and Change in Higher Education  6. Communities of Practice and Change in Higher Education  7. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning  8. The Academy and Change in Higher Education  9. Quality Assurance and Change in Higher Education  10. Technology and Change in Higher Education  11. Indigenous Perspectives and Change in Higher Education  12. Work-Based Learning and Change in Higher Education  13. Graduate Attributes and Change in Higher Education  14. Internationalisation and Change in Higher Education  15. Conclusion

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'Lynne Hunt, Adrian Bromage and Bland Tomkinson have compiled a topical and very useful set of international readings which integrate and evaluate theory and practice of educational change in the sector.' - British Journal of Educational Technology