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Boyle, Jennifer; Ramsay, Scott; Struan, Andrew – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2019
Recognising the varied challenges presented by an increasingly diverse student body at our UK university (a research-intensive institution with a high proportion of international and widening participation students), an online and blended writing programme was developed. The Academic Writing Skills Programme (AWSP) is a fully online, compulsory…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Student Diversity, Academic Language
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Smith, John – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2019
Since the earliest adoption of educational technologies, teachers and researchers have been exploring its efficacy on language learning and development. The speed with which these technologies are now infiltrating academic student support will continue to increase, and so the need for good guidance in this space will likewise increase. Currently…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Academic Language, Computational Linguistics, Foreign Countries
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Bevacqua, John; Colasante, Meg – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2019
Upon enrolling in a university course, students typically commit to a predetermined study mode: on-campus, online, or a hybrid/blended study mode. The education provider typically predetermines which study mode/ s are available for each course. In this paper, the authors address the challenges of designing and trialling a new "StudyFlex"…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Centered Learning, Foreign Countries, Conventional Instruction
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Willans, Fiona; Fonolahi, Aluwesi; Buadromo, Ralph; Bryce, Tilisi; Prasad, Rajendra; Kumari, Sandhya – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2019
This paper reports on the evaluation of an ambitious attempt to embed academic literacy support within a core content course for first-year students at the University of the South Pacific. The course is offered in both blended and online modes, catering for on-campus and off-campus students, respectively, using Moodle as the virtual learning…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Academic Language, Instructional Design, Management Systems
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Bandaranaike, Suniti – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
The thinking required by higher education student engagement in research processes may segue into the development of students' work skills, enabling them to professionally transition to the workforce. However, although this transition may be facilitated before and during Work Integrated Learning [WIL] experiences, there is typically a gulf between…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Skill Development, Research Skills, Job Skills
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Houston, Don; Thompson, James N. – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2017
Discussions about the relationships between formative and summative assessment have come full circle after decades of debate. For some time formative assessment with its emphasis on feedback to students was promoted as better practice than traditional summative assessment. Summative assessment practices were broadly criticised as distanced from…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Summative Evaluation, Student Evaluation, Medical Students
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Mathieson, Luke – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
The conceptions of reflective practice in education have their roots at least partly in the work of Dewey, who describes reflection as "the active, persistent, and careful consideration of any belief or supposed form of knowledge in the light of the grounds that support it and the further conclusions to which it tends" (Dewey 1933, p.9).…
Descriptors: Reflection, Sciences, Science Instruction, Reflective Teaching
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Harvey, Marina; Walkerden, Greg; Semple, Anne-Louise; McLachlan, Kath; Lloyd, Kate; Baker, Michaela – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
As the number of students engaging in higher education increases, so too does their diversity. Additionally, there is growing pressure on universities to better prepare graduates for the varied paths they will pursue beyond study. In responding to these conditions it is important to develop pedagogical approaches that are both inclusive and…
Descriptors: Creativity, Reflection, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Harvey, Marina;; Coulson, Debra; McMaugh, Anne – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
Reflective practice is widely adopted across the field of experience-based learning subjects in higher education, including practicums, work-integrated learning, internships, service learning and community participation. This adoption of reflective practice implies that it supports student learning through experience. When reviewing the evidence…
Descriptors: Reflection, Higher Education, Experiential Learning, Action Research
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Kennedy, Amanda; Mundy, Trish; Nielsen, Jennifer M. – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
In 2012, a team of academics from six universities worked on an OLT-funded project, "Rethinking Law Curriculum: developing strategies to prepare law graduates for practice in rural and regional Australia." The project was motivated by the declining proportion of lawyers being attracted to and remaining in practice in rural and regional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Place Based Education, Legal Education (Professions), Curriculum Development
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McGuigan, Nicholas; Kern, Thomas – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
The future employment markets our graduates are likely to face are increasingly complex and unpredictable. Demands are being placed on higher-education providers to become more holistic and integrated in their approach. For business schools across Australia, this requires a significant (re)conceptualisation of how student learning is facilitated,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accounting, Business Administration Education, Learning Processes
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Coulson, Debra; Homewood, Judi – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
Psychological literacy is an umbrella term that is widely used to describe the attributes or capabilities of psychology graduate (Cranney & Dunn 2011). This article explores some of the complexities inherent in the learning and teaching of psychological literacy by exploring challenges to the development of self-awareness and cultural…
Descriptors: Psychology, Literacy, Reflection, Self Concept
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Hargreaves, Ken – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
This paper offers a medical-education perspective that I will hope complement other disciplinary perspectives in examining the value of reflection for learning in tertiary education. The paper outlines some of the theoretical strands of reflective practice facilitated in a unique course subject for professionalism and patient safety, within the…
Descriptors: Reflection, Medical Education, Professional Identity, Undergraduate Students
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Sassatelli, Roberta; Arfini, Elisa; Piro, Valeria; Zambelli, Laura – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
This paper describes and reflects on a teaching experience developed as a complimentary workshops to MA class on history, theory and politics of consumption. We used Wikipedia as a tool to consider the circuit of knowledge production in the Web 2.0 era, where consumers are no longer passive audiences but producers and consumers at the same time.…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Encyclopedias, Electronic Publishing, Collaborative Writing
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Kelton, Maryanne; Kingsmill, Verity – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
Increasingly universities aim to provide students with opportunities to graduate with skills ready to perform in the workplace. However, workplace-based opportunities for students enrolled in foreign policy subjects are more limited due to the diplomatic and sensitive political nature of the professional work. Thus there exists a need for higher…
Descriptors: Simulation, Teaching Methods, Foreign Policy, Skill Development
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