Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development

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Diane Goodman‘s insight:

Oxford Brookes University is currently offering a 5 week Introduction to Teaching in Higher Education MOOC. With enrolment comes the option of either free non-assessed access, or fee-based assessed access. The 4 key underlying principles are stated as: autonomous learning, diversity, openess, and interactivity. Having enrolled, the course looks good so far…

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Remaining relevant: Powerful Partnership A Shared Responsibility for Learning: A Joint Report.pdf

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Diane Goodman‘s insight:

This Joint Report from the American Association for Higher Education, American College Personnel Association, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, published in 1998, recommended 10 learning principles and collaborative actions as key drivers for effecting learning improvements in higher education.The paper advocates shared responsibilities and collaborative partnerships between faculty, staff, and students for effecting rich learning experiences and environments. The underlying principles are as relevant today as they were nearly 15 years ago.

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SEVEN PRINCIPLES FOR GOOD PRACTICE IN

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Diane Goodman‘s insight:

An adpatation of The "Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education," originally published in the AAHE Bulletin (Chickering & Gamson, 1987). The article provides useful  ‘I" statements to indicate how to apply the seven principles in any learning and teaching context, for example, "Beginning with the first class, I have students participate in activities that encourage them to to get to know each other". I recommend using these statements make a great checklist for self-evaluating ‘good practice’.

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Teaching and Learning Experiences in Active Learning Classrooms: Highlights

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Teaching and Learning Services (http://www.mcgill.ca/tls/ ) has produced a series of videos that highlight how Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs) are being us…

 

Diane Goodman‘s insight:

Teaching and learning in an active learning classroom at McGill University. The video shoes how a number of teachers from different faculties facilitate active learning and use the redesigned learning spaces to radically transform learning for students.

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Inclusive Curriculum Design in Higher Education

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Diane Goodman‘s insight:

The Higher Education Academy’s guide to inclusive curriculum design lists key principles and considerations of generic curriculum design. It also has a great resource section for subject-specific considerations. This guide acknowledges the need to adopt a proactive and holistic approach to planning inclusive practices at the design stage to ensure that all students have access to to curriculum based on the ‘principles of equity, collaboration, flexibility and accountability’.

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