HELOs and student centred learning: where's the link?

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Author: Sweetman, Rachel


Learning outcomes are presented as a tool that can enhance teaching and learning in higher education, in particular by fostering student-centred learning. However, the ways in which this change can and should take place and the specific kinds of enhancement involved are often unclear. This article analyses common claims about the advantages of learning outcomes for teaching and learning and their relationship to student-centred learning. The potential links between these concepts are investigated, based on interviews with teachers and students from a range of degree programmes at...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Outcomes; Skills and knowledge; Students; Quality; Teaching and learning; Research

Keywords: Case study; Outcomes of education and training; Student interests; Educational practice; Competence; Competency standard

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Norway; Europe

Published: Oxford, England: John Wiley and Sons, 2017

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Also called: Higher education learning outcomes and student centred learning: where's the link?

Journal volume: 52

Journal number: 1

Journal date: March 2017

Pages: pp. 44-55

ISSN: 0141-8211, 1465-3435 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 127.911

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