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Evidence-informed pedagogy and the enhancement of student employability

Yorke, Mantz and Knight, Peter (2007). Evidence-informed pedagogy and the enhancement of student employability. Teaching in Higher Education, 12(2) pp. 157–170.

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Claims are frequently made that practice should be based on evidence. However, the nature of what should count as ‘evidence’ depends on purpose and context. In the case of curriculum development, decisions may rest on local and provisional evidence. This article takes an area of contemporary political interest*/enhancing student employability*/and illustrates the point with two examples of the use of survey methods for pedagogical purposes.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 1356-2517
Keywords: employability; research methods; enhancing pedagogy
Academic Unit/School: Learning Teaching and Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning Teaching and Innovation (LTI)
Item ID: 7086
Depositing User: Peter Knight
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2007
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2017 11:15
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