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Academic Practice Reading

Higher Education politics becoming hotter again?

Across the globe there have been recent outbursts of activity about the nature of Universities, funding etc, from Chile to Canada and now Holland – is this going to develop into a new wave of student protest?

Enhancing self-efficacy in first year students

This research finds that: “Subject-specific self-concepts of ability predict study-related self-concepts of ability according to individuals’ similarity judgements. Subject-specific mastery experience predicts expectancy of success only if the respective school subject is emphasized in the course description.”So again making the link…
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Another article about Kolb and Teaching

This time from the man himself – with others – it will be interesting to read the two together. http://sag.sagepub.com/content/45/2/204 Abstract Background. Becoming an experiential educator involves more than just being a facilitator or matching learning style with teaching style.…
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FW: Democratizing Higher Education is Now Available for Pre-order

  Dear Colleagues,   The new HETL book titled, Democratizing Higher Education: International Comparative Perspectives, by Routledge is now available for pre-order. See  http://routledge-ny.com/books/details/9781138020955/   A few reviews on the book: "This timely book helpfully reminds us that higher education was once (and might…
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Article re-examining Kolb

This looks interesting – if you have read it could you leave a comment here Article Evolving Kolb: Experiential Education in the Age of Neuroscience Jeb Schenck1,2 and Jessie Cruickshank3 Abstract In pursuing a refined Learning Styles Inventory (LSI), Kolb…
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Learning and Teaching journal

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Learning and Teaching has recently been published by Berghahn Journals. This special issue is titled Shaping Student Futures and explores from various perspectives the way student futures at different levels…
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