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  • Author:
    Melanie Walker
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Melanie Walker is Professor in the Faculty of Education, University of the West of England, Bristol.

Melanie Walker is Professor in the Faculty of Education, University of the West of England, Bristol. She was previously Director of the Teaching and Learning Service at the University of Glasgow, and has taught at the Universities of Cape Town and the Western Cape in South Africa.

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Start by marking Reconstructing Professionalism in University Teaching: Teachers and Learners in Action as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Each of the team seeks not only to improve their practice of teaching but also to explore amongst themselves what kind of professional they want to be and how to realize it in their work with students.

How can university teachers both enhance student learning and .

How can university teachers both enhance student learning and realize their own educational values? What might be the shape of a new professionalism in university teaching? At the heart of this book is a small group of academics from very different disciplines making sense of their teaching situations. Melanie Walker is Professor in the Faculty of Education, University of the West of England, Bristol.

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Professionalism is a philosophy or a notional standard by which a person can be judged or can aspire to be perceived in their approach and behaviour in the context of professional practice. Far from being a tangible object, which one can see, hear or touch, it is a philosophically and socially constructed ideal. i We argue that professionalism is essential in computing to protect the public as computing is ubiquitous and reaches into every sphere in society. Teaching professionalism is always a challenge.

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Title: Teaching and learning in higher education. She is President of the All-Ireland Society for Higher Education and a member of the International Council for Educational Development. H 378,1′25–dc22 2008009873. ISBN 0-203-89141-4 Master e-book ISBN. Her particular passions are how teaching, curriculum organisation and manipulation of ‘context’ can support and expand learning, especially in medical and surgical education. In 2005 she was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship.

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Items related to Reconstructing Professionalism in University Teaching:. In the process they explore new and effective ways to work with students amidst constant change and policy pressure; ask themselves how university teachers can both enhance student learning and realize their own educational values; and examine what form new professionalism might take in university teaching.

Walklin, L. (1990) Teaching and learning in further and adult education, London: Thornes.

Reconstructing professionalism in university teaching.

The point is that the space of higher education and its place in society is still an important public sphere for contestation and struggle, a worthwhile site of struggle over resources, meanings, identities, and a struggle for better knowledge and fairer education. At stake are practices of ‘criticality’ (Barnett, 1997) which encourage students to not only learn about their world and learn about themselves, but to develop themselves and contribute to their world. Reconstructing professionalism in university teaching.

Six academics from various disciplines at three higher education institutions in the U.K. combine efforts to research their own teaching. In the process they explore new and effective ways to work with students amidst constant change and policy pressure; ask themselves how university teachers can both enhance student learning and realize their own educational values; and examine what form new professionalism might take in university teaching. Distributed by Taylor and Francis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)