Understanding Learning And Teaching by Michael ProsserUnderstanding Learning And Teaching by Michael Prosser

Understanding Learning And Teaching

byMichael Prosser, Keith Trigwell

Paperback | February 16, 1999

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How can university teachers improve the quality of student learning? Prosser and Trigwell argue that the answer lies in determining how students perceive their unique learning situations. In doing so they draw upon the considerable body of educational research into student learning in higher education which has been developed and published over the past three decades; and they enable university teachers to research and improve their own teaching.

This book outlines the key principles underlying successful teaching and learning in higher education, and is a key resource for all university teachers.
Michael Prosser is Professor and Director of the Academic Development Unit at La Trobe University in Australia. He has taught and researched in universities in the United Kingdom, Sweden, and Australia. He has been professionally engaged in research in teaching and learning in higher education for over 15 years. He taught physics in un...
Title:Understanding Learning And TeachingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.06 × 6.02 × 0.51 inPublished:February 16, 1999Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0335198317

ISBN - 13:9780335198313

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Table of Contents

Teaching and learning in higher education
A model for understanding teaching and learning in higher education
Students' prior experience of learning
Students' perceptions of the learning situation
Students' approaches to learning
Students' learning outcomes
Experiences of teaching in higher education
Understanding learning and teaching
approaches to teaching inventory