Browsing Chapters in Books (Centre for Higher and Adult Education) by Title

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    • Academic literacy as a graduate attribute: implications for thinking about curriculum 

      Leibowitz, Brenda (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2011)
      INTRODUCTION: This chapter is set within the current focus on graduate attributes. These are qualities which students require in order to study at university, as well as and more typically, the attributes that students ...

    • Bringing the community into higher education 

      Albertyn, Ruth M. (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2016)
      Introduction: The third core function of community interaction in higher education is often viewed as the peripheral activity in the triad of academic tasks. Community interaction is seen as an imperative which often results ...

    • Journeying with higher education studies and research: A personal perspective 

      Bitzer, Eli (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2009)
      This chapter captures different ‘stages’ of the development of my own journey with the field of higher education (HE) studies and research. It reflects change and development of the field from personal experiences covering ...

    • The professional development of academics: In pursuit of scholarship 

      Frick, Liezel; Kapp, Chris (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2009)
      In this chapter we explore the development of academic staff as an area or theme for study and research in the field of higher education – from both a theoretical and a practical stance. We start by providing a broad ...

    • Research within the context of community engagement 

      Albertyn, Ruth; Daniels, Priscilla (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2009)
      Community engagement is a concept with a complexity of meanings, approaches and application. Derived from the scholarship of engagement of Boyer, community engagement reflects a commitment to relevance within the context ...

    • A small-scale classroom research approach to curriculum renewal 

      Koen, Mariette (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2011)
      INTRODUCTION: Ross argues that the term curriculum can be interpreted as the organisation of desired learning experiences and that it represents a guide to lecturers of what is to be taught in specific institutions (Ross ...

    • Threshold crossings and doctoral education: learning from the examination of doctoral education 

      Wisker, Gina; Kiley, Margaret; Masika, Rachel (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2016)
      Introduction: Doctoral supervision has been identified as a key factor in timely PhD completion. Therefore, this chapter sets out to explore what can be learned from doctoral examinations to support doctoral education ...