Developing The Higher Education Curriculum (eBook)
Research-Based Education In Practice
Sobre o livro
Acomplementary volume to Dilly FungsA Connected Curriculum for Higher Education (2017), this book explores research-based education as applied inpractice within the higher education sector. A collection of 15 chapters followedby illustrative vignettes, it showcases approaches to engaging studentsactively with research and enquiry across disciplines. It begins with oneinstitutions creative approach to research-based education UCLs ConnectedCurriculum, a conceptual framework for integrating research-based educationinto all taught programmes of study and branches out to show how aspects of theframework can apply to practice across a variety of institutions in a range ofnational settings.
The 15 chapters are providedby a diverse range of authors who all explore research-based education in theirown way. Some chapters are firmly based in a subject-discipline including arthistory, biochemistry, education, engineering, fashion and design, healthcare,and veterinary sciences while others reach across geopolitical regions, suchas Australia, Canada, China, England, Scotland and South Africa. The final chapter offers 12 short vignettesof practice to highlight how engaging students with research and enquiry canenrich their learning experiences, preparing them not only for more advancedacademic learning, but also for professional roles in complex, rapidly changingsocial contexts.