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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

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‘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.

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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
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Depositing User: Amanda Tinker
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2014 12:10
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 20:02


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