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He has also popularised the term constructive alignment to describe congruence between what the teacher intends learners to be able to do, know or understand, how they teach, and what and how they assess. Case study 1: Encouraging Master’s level students to take a deep approach to learning through a combination of teaching and learning methods There are 150 students on my MSc Management course. These students come from different countries, academic backgrounds, cultures, and teaching and learning traditions.
Coffield, F, Moseley, D, Hall, E, Ecclestone, K (2004) Learning Styles for Post 16 Learners. What Do We Know? A Report to the Learning and Skills Research Centre, Newcastle: University of Newcastle, School of Education. ’, in M Thorpe, R Edwards and E Hanson (eds) Culture and Process of Adult Learning, London: RoutledgeFalmer. Engeström, Y (2001) ‘Expansive learning at work: toward an activity theoretical consideration’, Journal of Education and Work, 14(1): 133–156. Entwistle, N and Ramsden, P (1983) Understanding Student Learning, London: Croom Helm.
To this end, we devised a very quick and simple measure: we asked students to indicate their single main reason for studying at university. , 1996). 1. The percentage figures give the proportion of students who were placed into each category out of a university sample of 844 students. Those classed as means-to-an-end students wanted to achieve something through their degree, whether this was a better-paid or more interesting job or simply qualifications to put after their names. This was by far the most common category and may be explained by the fact that an undergraduate degree is required for entry into many jobs that might previously have been accessible without one, a phenomenon described by Professor Wolf as the ‘tyranny of numbers’ (Bekhradnia, 2006).