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Forging a Learning Community? A pragmatic approach to co-operative learning.
The ‘learning community’ is an important theme within the move to an information age. This article argues that the empowering elements of such communities are fundamental to higher education. However, a better understanding ...
Profiling the Yorkshire County Elector of the early eighteenth century: new material and methods.
This article investigates the possibilities for re-examining the political motivations of eighteenth-century county electors in the light of their socio-economic status. It focuses upon the linkage of estate and electoral ...
Can institutional change be anything other than reactive? A case study of the Chic project.
(Higher Education Staff Development Association, 2001)
Voting Communities In The West Riding Of Yorkshire In The Early Eighteenth Century.
(Taylor and Francis, 2000)
In this article Richard Hall notes that county elections played an important role in legitimating the Augustan and Hanoverian political structure. But while the high politics of the era is well documented, there has been ...
Priming Institutional Change through Effective Project Management: A Case Study of the Chic Project
(Taylor and Francis, 2001)
This paper explores how learning and teaching innovations undertaken by externally funded projects, with a fixed remit and lifecycle, can be integrated successfully into institutional educational developments. The example ...
Aligning learning, teaching and assessment using the web: an evaluation of pedagogic approaches
Biggs has argued that teaching is most effective when it supports those activities appropriate to understanding the curriculum objectives. This paper uses Biggs’ argument to analyse how a UK higher education initiative, ...
The impact of read/write web approaches on the curriculum priorities of PG Cert HE participants
(University of Hertfordshire, 2008)
Whether the read/write web, or Web 2.0, can enhance learner engagement within higher education is a central focus of current e-learning research. The implications of the read/write web, for: the personalisation of learning; ...
Journeys in peer e-communication: student mentors’ perspectives
(Coventry University, 2009)
There is growing interest in student peer-mentoring as a way to enable new students to tackle the perceived cultural, academic and social boundaries associated with the first-year of study in higher education. This paper ...
Scoping the connections between emergent technologies and pedagogies for learner empowerment
(Higher Education Academy, 2009)