Search:
Computing and Library Services - delivering an inspiring information environment

Integrating Learning Development into the Student Experience

Hill, Pat and Tinker, Amanda (2013) Integrating Learning Development into the Student Experience. Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, 5. ISSN 1759667X

[img] PDF - Published Version
Download (188kB)

Abstract

‘Embedding skills’ has become an educational buzz word which evokes many different responses. Whilst acknowledging this diversity, this article focuses on the promotion of the integration of skills development into the subject curriculum as theory is put into practice. A range of attitudes towards integrated learning development are discussed and there is an attempt to define the generic principles associated with integration. Different models of embedding are provided through case studies available on a new website developed as part of a University funded Teaching and Learning Project. The journey towards a more strategic level of integration though the course validation process is outlined along with ideas for continuing progress.

▼ Jump to Download Statistics
Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Learning Development; Academic Skills; Embedding Skills; Integrating Skills; Curriculum Design
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
L Education > LF Individual institutions (Europe)
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
School of Music, Humanities and Media
Related URLs:
References:

Bloxham, S. (2004) Embedding skills and employability in higher education: an institutional curriculum framework approach. Higher Education Academy [Online]. Available at: http://www.qualityresearchinternational.com/esecttools/esectpubs/bloxhamembedding.pdf (Accessed: 15 November 2011).
Drew, S. (2004) ‘How do you encourage usage of a computer based writing resource?’, Writing Development in Higher Education Conference. Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, . 11-12 May.
Ganobcsik,-Williams, L. (2004) A report on the teaching of academic writing in UK higher education [Online]. Available at: http://www.rlf.org.uk/fellowshipscheme/documents/TeachingWritingUKHE.pdf (Accessed: 18 January 2012).
Gerrard, C., Tweedie, S. and McVey, D. (2005) Embedding effective learning skills in the curriculum: case studies and interventions. Scotland: University of Paisley.
Gump, S. (2007) ‘Classroom research in a general education course: exploring implications through an investigation of the sophomore slump’ The Journal of General Education, 56(2), pp. 105-125.
Haggis, T. (2006) ‘Pedagogies for diversity: retaining critical challenge amidst fears of 'dumbing down'’, Studies in Higher Education, 31(5) pp. 521-535.
Hill, P., Tinker, A. and Catterall, S. (2010) ‘From deficiency to development: the evolution of academic skills provision at one UK university’, Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, Issue 2, February, pp. 1-19 [Online]. Available at: http://www.aldinhe.ac.uk/ojs/index.php?journal=jldhe&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=54&path%5B%5D=38 (Accessed: 21 May 2012).
Mahoney, C. (2011) HEA response to 2011 National Student Survey [Online]. Available at: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/news/detail/2011/NSS_results_2011_comment_Craig_Mahoney (Accessed: 18 January 2012).
Manalo, E., Marshall, J. and Fraser, C. (eds.) (2010) Student learning support programmes that demonstrate tangible impact on Retention, Pass Rates and Completion. Aotearoa (N.Z.): Ako Aotearoa Northern Regional Hub.
QAA (2012) UK Quality code for higher education. Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching. Draft for consultation, May 2012. Available at: http://www.qaa.ac.uk/Publications/InformationAndGuidance/Pages/learning-teaching-consultation.aspx (Accessed: 25 June 2012).
Schreiner, L. (2010) ‘Factors that contribute to sophomore success and satisfaction’, in Hunter, M., Tobolansky, B., Gardner, J., Evenbeck, S., Pattensgale, J., Schaller, M. and Schriver, L. (eds.), Helping sophomores succeed: understanding and improving second-year experiences. San Francisco: John Wiley and Sons, pp. 43-65.
Tariq, V., Scott, E.M., Cochrane, A.C., Lee, M. and Ryles, L. (2004) 'Auditing and mapping key skills within university curricula', Quality Assurance in Education, 12(2), pp. 70-81.
Wingate, U. (2006) ‘Doing away with ‘study skills’’, Teaching in Higher Education, 11(4), pp. 457-469.
Wingate, U., Andon, N. and Cogo, A. (2011) 'Embedding academic writing instruction into subject teaching: a case study', Active Learning in Higher Education, 12(1), pp. 69-81.
Yorke, M. (2006) ‘Employability in higher education: what it is –what it is not’. Learning and Employability Series One. York: Higher Education Academy [Online] Available at:
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/assets/documents/tla/employability/id116_employability_in_higher_education_336.pdf (Accessed: 10 February 2012).

Depositing User: Amanda Tinker
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2014 12:10
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2016 17:15
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/17315

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

Repository Staff Only: item control page

View Item View Item

University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH Copyright and Disclaimer All rights reserved ©