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Democratising the learning process: the use of Twitter in the teaching of Politics and International Relations
Twitter has become an established feature of the contemporary landscape. It has been used by, among others, politicians, political parties, governments, international organisations, charities, think-tanks and individuals ...
Can dialogue help to improve feedback on examinations?
(Taylor and Francis, 2014-05-09)
Student dissatisfaction with feedback is widely acknowledged in Higher Education. This has resulted in investigations that have offered suggestions for improving student satisfaction levels. This article examines one area ...
Developing Assessment Practices in Politics
Up until the early 1990s the traditional approach to teaching and learning in Politics was to use examinations and essays as the primary method of assessing students. This was somewhat in contrast to other subject-based ...
(Wiley - Encyclopedia of Diplomacy, 2016)
The Lisbon Treaty was signed by the then twenty-seven European Union (EU) member states on 13 December 2007 and entered into force on 1 December 2009. Although it was the most significant reform to the EU since the Maastricht ...
EPS Symposium Diversity and Inclusion in Political Science
(European Political Science, 2016-10-18)
The discipline of Political Science in Europe: How different is it from Political Science in North America?
(Cambridge University Press, 2016-10-12)
Performance assessment in Europe
(Edward Elgar, 2015)
The manner by which students are assessed is a central factor in determining the nature of their learning experience. Over the last two decades there has been a gradual shift in the engagement of the Political Science ...
Making and remaking the political: lessons from the US experience of civic and political engagement in the teaching of political science
This article sets out the case for the need for a greater level of academic debate by UK political scientists with regard to the teaching of civic and political engagement. Drawing on lessons from the United States, the ...
The European Union (EU) consists of the largest group of advanced industrial economies in the world. Its origins can be traced to plans that were set down in the interwar period of the 1920s to overcome tension between ...
Similar or Different? A Comparative Analysis of Higher Education Research in Political Science and International Relations Between the United States of America and the United Kingdom
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-05-12)
This article focuses on the nature of the writing in 73 articles published in six U.S. and UK Political Science and International Relations journals that focus on teaching and learning. A comparative analysis is made of ...