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Staff and Educational Development Case Studies, Experience and Practice

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ISBN-10: 074944021X

ISBN-13: 9780749440213

Edition: 2003

Authors: Helen Edwards, David Baume, Graham Webb

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Description:

Maintaining the practical, interactive focus of the series, this book comprises a collection of case studies of best practice from around the world, covering different situations, environments and course types. They include key areas such as skills, research, supervision and curriculum change.
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Book details

List price: $66.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 6/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 207
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Contributors
Introduction: Thinking, Writing and Talking about Staff and Educational Development
The Case Studies
Working Directly with Teachers
Yes, But Can You Prove It? Proving the effectiveness of one-on-one consultations
Professional Development in Retreat: Using a retreat to work on developing skills in academic writing
Mapping the Way: Involving staff of a new department in curriculum development
Are Teachers Really Researchers? Encouraging staff to use action research on their own teaching
And the Right Answer Is... Using experiential learning to alert staff to technical issues in assessment
Unusual Sources of Staff and Educational Development
The Proof of the Pudding... Gaining acceptance of faculty-based student support
Making a Difference: Acting as an informal mentor
Walking a Tightrope: Translating an institutional directive for external audit into a development process
By Accident Or...? Using online material developed for other purposes as a resource for staff development
Driving Change in Faculties and Institutions
I Will Survive: Using collaborative action learning for curriculum development
Better Together: Encouraging staff to engage in inter-professional teaching and learning
The Seven Steps: Making academics feel more valued as teachers
Mission Impossible? Promoting transformation and change through a student retention project
Standing Out in a Big Crowd: Making a university distinctive and implementing a top-down initiative
Too Much Too Soon? Setting up a new development unit
We're Not Laughing Now: Introducing staff and educational development to a traditional university
Working Nationally
Far Too Successful: Making accreditation of university teachers national policy and practice
Take One Country... Implementing a national system of staff development for university teachers
Becoming a Developer
Ways to Make Things Better--One, Two, Three! Tracing the career of a developer from teacher, to quality unit to national project
Conclusion: Insights from the Case Studies
Further Reading
Index