Learning Transitions in Higher Education

Authors: Scott, D., Hughes, G., Burke, P., Evans, C., Watson, D., Walter, C.

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This book draws on a study of student transitions in higher education institutions to both unpack the concept of a learning transition and develop pedagogic strategies to enable learners to develop their learning careers. This book provides an original perspective on teaching and learning in higher education.

About the authors

David Scott is Professor of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK. He has previously published Researching Education and Education, Epistemology and Critical Realism.
Gwyneth Hughes is Senior Lecturer in Higher Education and former Director of Learning and Teaching at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK. She has recently published Ipsative Assessment.
Carol Evans is Associate Professor at the University of Exeter, UK, a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and President of the Education, Learning, Styles, Individual differences Network (ELSIN).
Penny Jane Burke is Professor of Education and Director of the Paulo Freire Institute-UK in the Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER) at the University of Sussex, UK. She has previously published The Right to Higher Education: Beyond Widening Participation.
Catherine Walter is Lecturer in Applied Linguistics at the University of Oxford, UK.
David Watson is Principal of Green Templeton College and Professor of Higher Education at the University of Oxford, UK. He has prviously published A Question of Morale and The Engaged University.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Scott, David (et al.)

    Pages 1-11

  • The Four Transitions

    Scott, David (et al.)

    Pages 12-37

  • Transitions — Attributes, Essences and Distinctions

    Scott, David (et al.)

    Pages 38-53

  • Learning Careers

    Scott, David (et al.)

    Pages 54-73

  • Identities, Pathologies and Power Relations

    Scott, David (et al.)

    Pages 74-94

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learning Transitions in Higher Education
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-32212-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137322128
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-32211-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45830-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 225
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