No 3 (2011)

Table of Contents


Editorial: Learning Development as ‘Engagement’ PDF
John Hilsdon, Andy Hagyard


Coming to writing PDF
Helen Bowstead
Students as partners in blending learning PDF
Paul Alan Brett, Glynis Cousin
Preparation for Higher Education: A study of collaborative partnerships in easing the transition to HE PDF
Helen Bussell
“If only we knew what they wanted”: bridging the gap between student uncertainty and lecturer’s expectations PDF
Anna Magyar, Daniel McAvoy, Kathrin Forstner
"The confidence to do things that I know nothing about" - Skills development through extra-curricular inquiry activity PDF
Jamie Peter Wood, Sabine Little, Louise Goldring, Laura Jenkins

Case Studies

Engaging students in enhanced academic transitions - a case of online study skills resource SPICE (Student Pre-arrival Induction for Continuing Education) PDF
Monika Foster
Simulating practice to enhance learning for 14-16 year old Health and Social Care students PDF
Karen Anne Murrell

Opinion Pieces

Engaging students in and with good academic work PDF
David Baume
University teachers need to be researchers rather than priests of cargo cults. PDF
Dave Thomas Burnapp
Fanning the flames of non-conformity PDF
James Garo Derounian
Investigation of the relevance of the notion of a threshold concept within generic learning development work PDF
Carol Edwards
Academic writing masterclasses: ‘shared live editing’ in a group PDF
Gavin Fairbairn
Getting students engaged PDF
Phil Race
Enhancing the e-learning environment using wikis and blogs PDF
Susan Wikinson


Book Review: Learning Development in Higher Education PDF
Marianne Cole
Cite them right – is it an essential referencing guide? PDF
Liz Wilding

ISSN: 1759-667X