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Academic skills provision and learning development: situation, synergy and sustainability

Hill, Pat and Tinker, Amanda (2017) Academic skills provision and learning development: situation, synergy and sustainability. In: Exploring Academic Skills Provision at UK HIgher Education Institutions, 23 April 2017, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK. (Unpublished)

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This invited keynote presentation details the journey of academic skills provision from primarily tutorial based to embedded delivery within the curriculum and curriculum design. The authors examine the practice of learning development within the UK Higher Education context over the last fifteen years, considering successes, challenges and future directions.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Learning Development, Academic Skills, Embedding and 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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Date Deposited: 18 May 2017 11:25
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