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Knight, Peter (2002). Learning from Schools. Higher Education, 44(2) pp. 283–298.

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Many of the problems faced by those concerned to improve learning, teaching, assessment and curriculum have also troubled the compulsory education sector. This paper argues that the higher education sector can learn from the extensive archive of international research about schooling. This is illustrated by brief commentaries on five facets of school-centred research: subject departments; school effectiveness and school improvement; teachers' thinking and planning; assessment; and professional learning. It is claimed that research into schooling can illuminate thinking about quality and curriculum in higher education and that it can inspire better change practices

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 0018-1560
Keywords: Assessment; Curriculum planning; Departments; Effectiveness effectiveness motivation Professional learning
Academic Unit/School: Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 697
Depositing User: Users 12 not found.
Date Deposited: 16 May 2006
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 12:29
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