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Improving Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Can Learning Theory Add Value to Quality Reviews?

D'Andrea, Vaneeta-Marie (2007) Improving Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Can Learning Theory Add Value to Quality Reviews? In: Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Trends in Regulation, Translation and Transformation. Higher education dynamics, v. 20 . Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, Netherlands, pp. 209-223. ISBN 9781402060113

Type of Research: Book Section
Creators: D'Andrea, Vaneeta-Marie
Description:

This work emerged from D'andrea's participation in an European think-tank style seminar entitled "Dynamics and Effects of Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Various Perspectives of Quality and Performance at Various Levels" sponsored by the European Consortium Hedda, and CIPES, the Portuguese Research Centre for Higher Education Policy. D'andrea's contribution was published as this chapter in a book intended for European higher education policy makers.

The approach taken was to apply directly five aggregate categories of learning theory to specific examples of quality assurance and quality enhancement activities in higher education. The key outcome of this process was to identify those theories that had the greatest explanatory power for supporting quality assurance and enhancement policies. It also further advanced my own work on ‘quality development’, a term which I originated.

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Publisher/Broadcaster/Company: Springer Netherlands
Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > Central Saint Martins
Date: 14 August 2007
Funders: European Consortium Hedda, CIPES, the Portuguese Research Centre for Higher Education Policy
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1007/978-1-4020-6012-0_8
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2009 12:52
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2011 09:46
Item ID: 1089
URI: http://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/1089

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