TITLE

Learning spaces, agency and notions of improvement: what influences thinking and practices about teaching and learning in higher education? An interpretive meta-ethnography

AUTHOR(S)
Savin-Baden, Maggi; McFarland, Lorraine; Savin-Baden, John
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
London Review of Education;Nov2008, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p211
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This review sought to locate key themes in the literature on teaching and learning thinking and practices, by examining areas of influence and mapping ideas about the themes of practice, transfer and communities in higher education or related contexts. The findings indicate that issues of pedagogical stance, disjunction, learning spaces, agency, notions of improvement and communities of interest can help to locate overarching themes and hidden subtexts that are strong influences on areas of practice, transfer and community. Nevertheless, these are areas that are sometimes ignored, marginalised or dislocated from the central arguments about teaching and learning thinking and practices in higher education.
ACCESSION #
35523424

 

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