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Studying for your Education Degree

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Studying for your Education Degree

AUTHOR : By Jane Bottomley, Steven Pryjmachuk and David Waugh

ISBN : 9781912096824

Edition No : 1

Publication : 16 Apr 2018

Extent : 96 pgs

ISBN : 9781912096817

Edition No : 1

Publication : 16 Apr 2018

Extent : 96 pgs

ISBN : 9781912096800

Edition No : 1

Publication : 16 Apr 2018

Extent : 96 pgs

ISBN : 9781912096794

Edition No : 1

Publication : 16 Apr 2018

Extent : 96 pgs

Description

If you are embarking on a university-based education degree, including initial teacher training, the books in this series will help you acquire and develop the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to achieve your goals. They provide support in all areas important for university study, including institutional and disciplinary policy and practice, self-management, and research and communication. Tasks and activities are designed to foster aspects of learning which are valued in higher education, including learner autonomy and critical thinking, and to guide you towards reflective practice in your study and work life.

 

Studying for your Education Degree provides you with a sound knowledge and understanding of:

  • the structure and culture of HE, and how education / teaching fits into it
  • what to expect, and what will be expected of you, as a university student
  • teaching and assessment methods within nursing, so that you can perform to the best of your ability in an academic environment
  • how to manage your education / teaching studies in an effective way and make the most of the resources available to you.

 

Contents

  1. Studying education / teaching in higher education
  2. Strategies for effective learning
  3. Critical thinking
  4. Becoming a member of your academic community
  5. Technology and resources
  6. Strategies for assessment 

Author

David Waugh is a former deputy headteacher who has worked in Initial Teacher Training (ITT) from 1990 at the University of Hull, where he led the PGCE course and became Head of Department.  In 2008 he was appointed as a National Strategies Regional Adviser for ITT.  He is currently Director of the Primary PGCE at Durham University, where he is also subject leader for English. He has published extensively in primary English, as well as developing e-learning resources for National Strategies for English, mathematics and mentoring and coaching.

Jane Bottomley is a Senior Language Tutor at the University of Manchester and a Senior Fellow of the British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes (BALEAP).She has been involved in the development of a number of content-based academic study skills courses at the University of Manchester and has published widely in this field. 

Steven Pryjmachuk is Professor of Mental Health Nursing Education in the School of Health Science's Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at the University of Manchester and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His teaching, clinical and research work has centred largely on supporting and facilitating individuals – be they students, patients or colleagues – to develop, learn or care independently. In December 2014, Steven was elected as vice Chair (2015-16) and Chair (2017-18) of Mental Health Nurse Academics UK, an organisation representing 65 Higher Education Institutions providing education and research on mental health nursing.

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