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Title: Creative teaching, effective learning in higher education
Contributor(s): Cornish, Linley  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2007
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/10293
Abstract: Teachers in higher education institutions have traditionally focused on imparting content knowledge rather than on considering how different students learn and which strategies might promote that learning. Poor student results have usually been blamed on the student rather than on the quality of the teaching. In recent times, effective learning and quality teaching have been emphasised at all levels of education and have led to renewed interest in, research on, and conversations about 'authentic pedagogy'. This paper discusses ways of implementing constructivist learning in university teaching. Evidence-based strategies for promoting student learning are highlighted together with creative ways of incorporating them into teaching in higher education. Results for two university courses are used to illustrate the success of constructivist approaches.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Details: 32nd International Conference on Improving University Teaching: The Creative Campus, Jaen, Spain, 4th - 7th July, 2007
Source of Publication: Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Improving University Teaching (IUT 2007), p. 1-12
Publisher: Organisation for Improving University Teaching
Place of Publication: Spain
Field of Research (FOR): 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO): 930299 Teaching and Instruction not elsewhere classified
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: E1 Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication
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