Archive for the ‘Higher education publications’ Category

53 ways to deal with large classes
December 8, 2012

53 ways to deal with large classes is a revised and updated edition of 53 problems with large classes.

Original authors: Sue Habeshaw, Graham Gibbs, & Trevor Habeshaw.

Volume editor for the new edition: Hannah Strawson.

Large Classes coverNew contributors: Mais Ajjan; David Kane; George MacDonald Ross; Richard Smith; Hannah Strawson; James Williams.

Teaching staff are increasingly being required to teach large classes. This book identifies the problems this gives rise to and, for each one, suggests a response or set of responses. It is designed for dipping into to find solutions that dovetail with your own practice.

The topics covered are wide-ranging. They include: course planning and implementation; lectures; discussion groups and seminars; practicals, projects, and fieldwork; and assessment. Overall, this resource is designed to help reflective practitioners in professional and higher education survive and succeed.

ISBNs and formats:

  • ePub: 978-1-907076-58-9;
  • PDF: 978-1-907076-57-2;
  • Paperback: 978-1-907076-56-5.

Extent: 160 pp.
Imprint and publisher: The Professional and Higher Partnership Ltd.
Date of publication: 3 March 2013.

Place of publication: Newmarket, UK.

Key terms: assessment; classes; courses; group work; higher education; lectures; pedagogy; post-compulsory education; professional education; seminars; students; teaching; training.

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53 interesting ways to communicate your research
October 2, 2012

53 interesting ways to communicate your research

Volume editors: Irenee Daly and Aoife Brophy Haney

9781907076657To maximise the value of your research, you need to communicate it to others. There are many ways to do so: examples include applications and bids, conference presentations, gray literature, journal papers, media (old and new), public talks,  and teaching.

This book provides fresh, creative, ways of making the most of these and other opportunities. It provides 53 practical suggestions, each based on ideas tried and tested by the contributors.

ISBNs and formats:
ePub: 978-1-907076-64-0
PDF: 978-1-907076-65-7
Paperback: 978-1-907076-63-3

Extent: 134 pp.
Imprint and publisher: The Professional and Higher Partnership Ltd
Place of publication: Newmarket (forthcoming, June, 2014)

Key terms:  communication; impact; presenting; publication; public engagement; research; social media; writing

For additional information, see the editors’ website: http://researchology.org/.

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53 interesting ways of helping your students to study
August 19, 2012

53 interesting ways of helping your students to study (2nd ed.)

Original authors: Trevor Habeshaw, Graham Gibbs, & Sue Habeshaw.
Revised and updated by Hannah Strawson.

53s STUDY coverIf you teach in higher or professional education, 53 interesting ways of helping your students to study is designed to help you. This book provides practical suggestions, each tried and tested, for helping students to improve their learning. The book is designed for dipping into to find ideas that dovetail with your own teaching approach and the needs of your students.

The topics covered are wide-ranging. They include: beginning to study; planning one’s studying; studying through reading; taking notes; writing; learning with others; using library resources; revision; and examinations.

Formats and ISBNs:
paperback: 978-1-907076-28-2
ePub: 978-1-907076-25-1
PDF: 978-1-907076-26-8
Kindle: 978-1-907076-27-5

Key terms: higher education; learning; professional education; studying; study skills; study techniques.

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53 interesting things to do in your seminars and tutorials
August 19, 2012

53 interesting things to do in your seminars and tutorials (5th ed.)

Original authors: Sue Habeshaw, Trevor Habeshaw, & Graham Gibbs.
Revised and updated by Hannah Strawson.

53s SEMINARS coverSeminars and tutorials are staples of higher and professional education courses – but running them well and ensuring that they are effective is not easy. 53 interesting things to do in your seminars and tutorials provides practical suggestions, each tried and tested, for ways to develop your professional practice. The book is designed to dip into to find ideas to dovetail with your own approach and context.

The topics covered are wide-ranging. They include: ways to begin; student-led seminars; group work; student participation and responsibility; evaluation; written material; and the expression of feelings.

ISBNs and formats:
ePub: 978-1-907076-19-0
PDF: 978-1-907076-20-6
Kindle: 978-1-907076-21-3
Paperback: 978-1-907076-29-9

Extent: 160 pp.
Imprint and publisher: The Professional and Higher Partnership Ltd
Place of publication: Wicken (2012)

Key terms: higher education; learning; pedagogy; professional education; seminars; study; teaching; tutorials

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