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Reflections on that-has-been : Snapshots from the students-as-partners movement
EDITORIAL NOTE (Alison): The idea for this multipart reflective essay emerged from first author Christel Brost’s reflections on her experience of striving to develop a students-as-partners approach within the context of a ...
Using multi-dimensional methods to understand the development, interpretation and enactment of quality assurance policy within the educational development community
Policy texts are representations of practice that both reflect and shape the world around them. There is, however, little higher education research that critically analyses the impact of higher education policy on educational ...
Thriving Families: Evaluation of School Nurse Project 2014-15, commissioned report for Hertfordshire County Council Thriving Families.
(University of Hertfordshire, School of Education, 2015-10-01)
Researcher creations? : The positioning of policy texts in higher education research
In this article we explore the way in which policy texts are positioned in a selection of higher education journal articles. Previous research has suggested that policy implementation studies have taken an uncritical ...
International students’ first encounters with exams in the UK : superficially similar but deeply different
Although end of course exams remain a key mode of assessment in higher education, little research has focused on international students' experiences of exams. There seems to be a tacit assumption in most literature that ...
Lessons learnt from literature on the diffusion of innovative learning and teaching practices in higher education
Faced with the challenges of the changes in higher education, educational developers’ roles, and the use of innovation to stimulate change, this study aimed to synthesise literature dealing with the diffusion of innovative ...
Cultivating innovative learning and teaching cultures : a question of garden design
Calls for practitioners to ‘innovate’ are common within higher education and universities, which go to some length to cultivate innovative learning and teaching cultures. The definition of innovation, however, is not clear ...