SEDA is publishing an open access book online, with a chapter released on its website every fortnight. Each time a chapter is released it will be accompanied by a blog post published on SEDA WordPress. The book is called Early Career Academics’ Reflections on Learning to Teach in Central Europe, edited by Gabriela Pleschová and Agnes Simon. This book contains case studies by participants of a new educational development programme who redesigned their course sessions to apply student-centred approaches, using innovative teaching methods and stimulate good learning.
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One of those obvious but very powerful ideas - the Protege Effect
Routledge would like to welcome one of our newest journals: Learning: Research and Practice. To celebrate the first published issue of Learning: Research and Practice, we have made Volume 1, Issue 1 free for the whole year!
Learning: Research and Practice aims to be the journal of choice for empirically supported learning theorisations that challenge the existing view. The intent is to support distinct and progressive research that responds to the problems of current educational practices and traditional views of learning. It seeks to publish articles that introduce innovative perspectives in due recognition of the intellectual history of the field, and grounded in empirically supported investigations of learning processes and outcomes. In recognising learning as a complex phenomenon, Learning welcomes scholarship of a variety of orientations and methodologies, drawing from, but not limited to, the psychological to the sociocultural, and the micro-genetic to the ecological.
Visit the journal’s homepage by clicking here.
We hope you enjoy!
Mick's website has a number of useful resources and now includes links to these archives which still contain useful subject specific information, reports and resources.
Apologies for cross-posting
Have you ever wondered what happened to all those great resources accumulated over more than 10 years on the 24 UK Subject Centre websites?
The good news is that the websites of two Centres are still maintained – Economics; and Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS); and 16 other Centres have archived their websites. That leaves six which appear not to be available.
I have added a complete list with links to those still available to the resource page of my website www.mickhealey.co.uk.
Hope the list will be useful. If anyone has a link to any of the missing six sites please get in contact.
PS I've been amazed that the bibliographies, handouts and sets of case studies on the resources page have been downloaded almost 59,000 times in the last four years. They seem to have had as much if not more impact as my publications, which have managed fewer than 3,500 citations!
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For three new free publications each around 40,000 words see:
(2013) Developing and enhancing undergraduate final-year projects and dissertations
(2014) Developing research-based curricula in college-based higher education
(2014) Engagement through partnership: Students as partners in learning and teaching in higher education
For a series of international articles on undergraduate research see:
There have been almost 59,000 downloads of bibliographies and case studies from my website in the last four years
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A new issue of the IJeP, a double-blind, peer-reviewed, open access journal, is now available online at
The following articles comprise Volume 5, Number 1 of IJeP:
Preparedness Portfolios and Portfolio Studios: Supporting Self-Authoring Engineers
Brook Sattler, University of Washington
Jennifer Turns, University of Washington
A Holocaust Exhibit ePortfolio: Actively Engaging
Melissa Jordine, California State University, Fresno
Development and Sustainability of ePortfolios in Counselor Education: An Applied Retrospective
Ann E. Luther, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Paul Barnes, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Why ePortfolios? Student Perceptions of ePortfolio Use in Continuing Education Learning Environments
Brad Wuetherick, Dalhousie University
John Dickinson, University of Saskatchewan
General Education and ePortfolios: Syllabi and the Role of Faculty
Jeffrey Appling, Clemson University
Sarah Carson, GEL Labratories
Andrew Dippre, Clemson University
Ellen Gregory, Clemson University
Megan Hembree, Clemson University
Kaitlyn Kooi, Clemson University
Kyle Pazzo, Clemson University
Avery Shawen, South Carolina College of Pharmacy
Transformation Rubric for Engaged Learning: A Tool and Method for Measuring Life-Changing Experiences
Emily Springfield, University of Michigan School of Dentristy
Anne Gwozdek, University of Michigan School of Dentristy
Andrew P. Smiler, Evaluation and Education Services, LLC
Technology, Policy, and Management Articles
Developing a Pathway for an Institution Wide ePortfolio Program
Laurie Posey, The George Washington University
Margaret M. Plack, The George Washington University
Robert Snyder, The George Washington University
Patricia Low Dinneen, The George Washington University
Melissa Feuer, The George Washington University
Andrew Wiss, The George Washington University
Reimagining Boundaries: How ePortfolios Enhance Learning for Adult Students
Therese M. Madden, Notre Dame de Namur University
A Review of ePortfolio Performance Support Systems: Constructing, Presenting, and Assessing Portfolios (WAC Clearinghouse, Parlor Press, 2013)
Elizabeth Davis, University of Georgia
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International Journal of ePortfolio (IJeP)
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