HIGHED 703 - Topics in Higher Education

Course code
Topics in Higher Education
Critical Studies in Education
Delivery modes
Fortnightly Lecture
Course director

Barbara Kensington-Miller

Course description

Students will investigate and critically examine a range of current topics and theories in higher education and higher education research and their impact in a local context, in order to deepen their scholarly understanding of learning and teaching in their discipline and in the local and global higher education context, and equip them to design and undertake a higher education dissertation.

Course overview

This programme is designed to be taken part-time by those working in a learning and teaching role in the tertiary sector, who would like to undertake research-informed and based study in higher education. It aims to foster a higher-education community of practice among students through the use of active and peer learning, learning by teaching and collaborative learning activities and assessments, in order to enhance the standard and standing of tertiary learning and teaching at students’ institutions and beyond.

Currently scheduled classes

2021 City (Semester 1): On campus Seminars on selected Fridays 5 March, 19 March , 2 April, 30 April, 14 May and 28 May from 1 - 4pm

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This course can be taken as a taught course in the following programmes:

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