outcomes learning and the curriculum implications for nvqs gnvqs and other qualifications

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Outcomes Learning And The Curriculum

Author : John Burke
ISBN : 9781135720599
Genre : Education
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This book provides an account of the curricular consequences of the outcomes approach to education (NVQs GNVQs etc). It contains contributions from leading experts in the field and, as such, is likely to become the core text in this area. An initial discussion of the main themes leads the reader into a discussion of key ideas and the theory behind the Outcomes approach covering, in addition, issues concerning standards and quality. Areas of the curriculum covered include assessment, modularization, flexible learning and work-based learning, higher level competences and the autonomous learner. It should be of interest to all concerned with the development of the curriculum, ranging from school sixth forms through further and higher education to professional industrial trainers with an interest in the development of education and training in the UK.

Learners Learning Assessment

Author : Patricia Murphy
ISBN : 1853964247
Genre : Education
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`A wealth of material for educators in schools, universities and other educational settings. They will also be a substantial resource for students undertaking higher degree studies in education.... Sure to make a significant contribution to policy development, educational practice and school reform in future' - Teacher Development This textbook provides a theoretical framework for considering past and current developments in research into views of the mind and of learning. Controversial aspects of learning theories are examined, in particular the differing perspectives on the process of knowledge construction. The implications of the various theories for assessment practice are also made expl

Modularisation Of Vocational Education In Europe

Author : Hubert Ertl
ISBN : 9781873927984
Genre : Education
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This book examines modularisation in the German system of initial vocational education and training – an issue that is a matter of intense debate by educationists and politicians in Germany. After examining the underlying concept of modularisation, Hubert Ertl looks at approaches to it in Spain, Scotland, France and the Netherlands, before examining in detail the National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) framework in England and Wales. The author demonstrates how the strengths and weaknesses of NVQs (and their functional position within the education and training system) are particularly significant to the strategy of modularisation in German initial training that he goes on to propose. This strategy recommends the evolutionary development of the elements of occupational profiles into self-contained modules, and identifies the ways in which these elements have to be transformed in order to fulfil the functions of modules in a modularised training system. The author hopes that the restructured system may incorporate modules developed in co-operation with European partners and so link to other national training systems.

Essential Skills For A Medical Teacher E Book

Author : Ronald M Harden
ISBN : 9780702051203
Genre : Medical
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Essential Skills for a Medical Teacher is a new book that will serve as a perfect introduction for new teachers to the exciting opportunities facing them, whether they are working in undergraduate, postgraduate or continuing education. It will also be of considerable use to more experienced teachers to review and assess their own practice and gain a new perspective on how best to facilitate their students' or trainees' learning. The contents are based on the authors’ extensive experience of what works in medical education, whether in teaching and curriculum planning or in the organisation of faculty development courses in medical education at basic and advanced levels. About the authors Ronald M Harden is General Secretary for the Association of Medical Education in Europe, Editor of Medical Teacher, former Professor of Medical Education, Director of the Centre for Medical Education and Teaching Dean at the University of Dundee, UK and Professor of Medical Education at Al-Imam University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is internationally recognised for his commitment to developing new approaches to medical education, curriculum planning and to teaching and learning. His contributions to excellence in medical education have attracted numerous awards. Jennifer M Laidlaw is Former Assistant Director of the Education Development Unit of the Scottish Council for Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education and the University of Dundee, UK. She has planned, organised and lead courses on medical education both in Dundee and overseas. She has acted as a medical education consultant for the World Health Organisation, the British Council, medical schools and colleges. The text provides hints drawn from practical experience to help teachers create powerful learning opportunities for their students, providing readable guidelines and introducing new techniques that potentially could be adopted for use in any teaching programme. Throughout the book introduces some key basic principles that underpin the practical advice that is given and which will help to inform teaching practice. This book will assist readers to reflect on and analyse with colleagues the different ways that their work as a teacher or trainer can be approached and how their student or trainee's learning can be made more effective.

Understanding Assessment And Qualifications In Post Compulsory Education

Author : Kathryn Ecclestone
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114688141
Genre : Academic achievement
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The structure of Britain's qualifications system is almost impenetrable after so many changes, even to professionals. This guide clarifies different principles, purposes and practices and points to other literature and research that might be useful to professionals who have to make sense of it.

Prospero

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ISBN : UOM:39015056830808
Genre : Education
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New Approaches To Vocational Education In Europe

Author : Regina H. Mulder
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114017945
Genre : Education
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This book investigates issues surrounding the concept of complex learning-teaching environments. The first part provides an overview of general themes connected to complex learning-teaching environments, and sheds some light on the theoretical background of the concept. The second part demonstrates how the idea of complex learning-teaching environments influences the particular training contexts in different countries.

Education Research And Perspectives

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ISBN : PSU:000054866850
Genre : Education, Higher
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Changing School Subjects

Author : Carrie F. Paechter
ISBN : UCSC:32106018159134
Genre : Social Science
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Changing School Subjects examines the effects of curriculum change on teachers and students. It focuses on the gendered nature of the curriculum, and analyzes how power, gender and knowledge intersect to determine how school knowledge is constructed, what knowledge is made available to which students, who supplies the knowledge, and how.

European Perspectives On Learning At Work

Author : Martin Fischer
ISBN : 9289602732
Genre : Business & Economics
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Recoge: 1.Introduction and overview - 2.Individual and organisational dimensions of work process knowledge - 3.Explicit and implicit learning at work - 4.Learning at work: obstacles and opportunities - 5.Analysis of work process knowledge for teaching and learning - 6.Design of curricula and work process knowledge - 7.Policy issues.

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