Developing a Pedagogy for Interactive Learning.

Cowan, John (2012) Developing a Pedagogy for Interactive Learning. In: Educational Stages and Interactive Learning. IGI Global, Hershey, PA, pp. 1-17. ISBN 9781466601376

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Recent developments in higher education have seen the demise of much didactic, teacher-directed instruction which was aimed mainly towards lower-level educational objectives. This traditional educational approach has been largely replaced by methods which feature the teacher as an originator or facilitator of interactive and learner-centred learning - with higher-level aims in mind. The origins of, and need for, these changes are outlined, leading into an account of the emerging pedagogical approach to interactive learning, featuring facilitation and reflection.

Some of the main challenges yet to be confronted effectively in consolidating a sound and comprehensive pedagogical approach to interactive development of higher level educational aims are outlined.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9781466601376
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education; peagogy; interactive learning;
University Divisions/Research Centres: The Business School
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education
Library of Congress Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Item ID: 5622
Depositing User: Prof John Cowan
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2012 12:11
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2013 13:28

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