Showing posts from March, 2018

FW: New Issue of Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences (LATISS)

This issue of Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences (LATISS) opens with an account of an experiment undertaken by team of climate-change postgraduates and their tutor. The following articles analyze a simulation included in a sociology course about globalization, academic literacy practices, and teaching controversial issues. This issue concludes with book reviews. Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal: Current Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3 Editorial Penny Welch and Susan Wright Articles Riding alone on the elevator: a class experiment in interdisciplinary education Anna M. Frank, Rebecca Froese, Barbara C. Hof, Maike I. E. Scheffold, Felix Schreyer, Mathias Zeller and Simone Rödder Teaching globalisation in the social sciences: the effectiveness of a refugee simulation Stacy Keogh George

FW: New Open Access Book: Shaping Higher Education with Students: Ways to Connect Research and Teaching

Dear Colleagues Just a quick note to say that this is the latest of three open access books produced in a series that started with A Connected Curriculum for Higher Education and was followed by Developing the Higher Education Curriculum . This third book brings students' perspectives and ideas to centre stage. In case you've missed any of these I've listed all three references with their direct links below - please do add them to your reading lists where appropriate and forward them to colleagues, as they can be downloaded freely and in full anywhere in the world. Feedback welcome, as always. 1) Fung, Dilly. 2017.  A Connected Curriculum for Higher Education. London: UCL Press 2) Carnell, Brent and Fung, Dilly (eds.) 2017. Developing the Higher Education Curriculum: Research-based Education in Practice. London: UCL Press

FW: Upcoming ELESIG webinars

  Here are details of the next couple of ELESIG webinars.   No need to register. Just follow the links to turn up (Adobe Connect).   Using the Jisc tracker to research students' experiences of e-learning Helen Beetham, consultant The Jisc 'Digital student experience' survey has been developed over three years, originally through research reviews, original research and consultation with students, and subsequently through extensive user trials (ca 30k student users) and factor analysis of the survey instrument. The original aim was to provide credible, actionable data to the institutions that run it. (There was an associated goal of improving student-focused research through guidance and a supported community of practice.) However, the volume and quality of data collected offer huge opportunities for research into the learner experience, nationally and internationally. Whic

FW: Educational Theory Content Alert: 67, 4 (August 2017)

    Educational Theory © University of Illinois Volume 67, Issue 4 Pages 361 - 525, August 2017 The latest issue of Educational Theory is available on Wiley Online Library   ISSUE INFORMATION Issue Information (pages 361–364) Version of Record online: 8 MAR 2018 | DOI: 10.1111/edth.12197 ORIGINAL ARTICLE From the Editor: Trouble and Learning— Renewing Relationality in Times of Disconnection (pages 365–369) Cris Mayo Version of Record online: 8 MAR 2018 | DOI: 10.1111/edth.12262 SYMPOSIUM: ECOLOGIZING EDUCATION. GUEST EDITORS: CLARENCE W. JOLDERSMA AND SEAN BLENKINSOP Ecologizing Education: Philosophy, Place, and Possibility (pages 371–377) Clarence W. Joldersma and Sean Blenkinsop Version of Record online: 8 MAR 2018 | DOI: 10.1111/edth.12255   Rethin

FW: Theory and Research in Education Vol. 16, No. 1, March 1, 2018 is now available online

  Table of Contents Alert Theory and Research in Education- Volume: 16, Number: 1 (March 2018) Articles Meeting our standards for educational justice: Doing our best with the evidence Kathryn E Joyce and Nancy Cartwright   Authenticity and empathy in education Lauren Bialystok and Polina Kukar   A test of two alternative cognitive processing models: Learning styles and dual coding Joshua Cuevas and Bryan L. Dawson   What is the point of religious education? Matthew Clayton and David Stevens   What attitude should parents have towards their children's future flourishing? Lynne S. Wolbert , Doret J. de Ruyter , and Anders Schinkel Book symposium Randall Curren and Ell

FW: Cultural Studies of Science Education, Vol. 13, Issue 1 - New Issue Alert

  If this email is not displayed correctly, please click here to read this table of contents online. New Issue Alert 03/25/2018 Dear Reader, We are pleased to deliver your requested table of contents alert for Cultural Studies of Science Education . Volume 13 Number 1 is now available online. In this issue Original Paper Student explanations of their science teachers' assessments, grading practices and how they learn science María del Carmen Gomez » Abstract     » Full text HTML     » Full text PDF Forum Silencing of voices in a Swedish science classroom S. Lizette Ramos de Robles