How to Use Technology Effectively in Post Compulsory Education

Author: Alan Clarke
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136728996
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Alan Clarke explains the technologies that are available and how to use them from whiteboards and virtual learning environments to digital photographs, podcasts and e-portfolios. Each chapter is fully aligned with the new LLUK standards and includes teaching strategies, practical examples and case studies to show how these work in practice.

In at the Deep End A Survival Guide for Teachers in Post Compulsory Education

Author: Jim Crawley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136928723
Format: PDF, ePub
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Teachers working in Post Compulsory Education are recognised as being subject to a particularly acute set of pressures and challenges. These can include highly diverse and sometimes challenging student groups, trying to manage a complex curriculum which changes regularly and rapidly, and having to respond to the intense demands of inspection, quality assurance regimes and major government policies. Now in its second edition, the highly regarded In at the Deep End: A Survival Guide for Teachers in Post-Compulsory Education will help you to manage the varied demands of teaching in PCE more effectively by offering friendly, professional advice and a range of teaching and learning activities which will help you become an effective, confident, committed and reflective teacher. With a range of strategies, activities and spaces to reflect, this positive and practical ‘survival guide’ provides advice on: • Meeting initial challenges, working positively with your students and handling challenging behaviour • Accessing support, working with your local colleagues and a greater community of practice • Using straightforward techniques to help you manage pressure and conflict • Supporting skills for life, key skills and essential skills • Making positive use of Information and Communications Technology to support learning • Teaching your specialist subject • Managing inspections, developing as a leader and becoming a ‘Reflective Practitioner’. Lively and engaging, and built from the experience of many teachers across the last 30 years, this book will help all teachers overcome everyday problems and pressures to keep their ‘heads above water’, and become efficient, skilled professionals in the Post Compulsory Education workforce.

Multicultural Awareness and Technology in Higher Education Global Perspectives

Author: Issa, Tomayess
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466658770
Format: PDF, Docs
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Diversity among university students plays a significant role in raising awareness of numerous issues surrounding cultural heritage, language differences, cross-cultural collaboration, and international education. The integration of technological tools can assist students in cooperating nationally and internationally both in their current educational and future professional settings. Multicultural Awareness and Technology in Higher Education: Global Perspectives encompasses the latest research on the impact and integration of technology into international education and culturally diverse learning environments. Providing the latest teaching and learning methods, technologies, and approaches at the university level, this publication is a useful reference for academics, educational administrators in public and private institutions, and information society researchers.

Making Learning Happen

Author: Phil Race
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473905591
Format: PDF
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'Refreshing, original and full of pragmatic, evidence-based advice... In my opinion this is the best book on learning and teaching available to teachers in H.E. and F.E. today. The environment has changed so quickly over recent years and Phil Race has not only kept abreast of the changes; he is way ahead.' - Professor Ruth Pickford, Director of the Centre for Learning and Teaching, Leeds Metropolitan University In the age of digital communication, online learning and MOOCS, Higher Education Institutions need to be able to offer even more to their students. Centred around Phil Race's well-known 'ripples on a pond' model, this accessible discussion of post-compulsory education identifies the fundamental factors underpinning successful learning and clearly shows you how to help students learn effectively. Updates to this third edition include: practical ‘tips for students’ to help you engage your group discussion of four literacies students need comparative discussion of different forms of assessment increased coverage of peer observation and evidence-based practice advice on making lectures unmissable online resources including printable checklists for use in class link to a video interview with the author This book is a valuable tool for lecturers and tutors in universities and colleges, post-16 teachers in secondary education, and educational managers. It also provides a useful resource for postgraduate students on higher and further education courses and staff development courses. Phil Race gives keynotes on assessment, feedback, learning and teaching, and runs interactive training workshops for staff and students in universities, colleges and other organizations throughout the UK and abroad. The author's websites can be found at: http://phil-race.co.uk Accompanying videos are also available: Phil Race talks about Making Learning Happen A Q&A with Phil Race, author of Making Learning Happen Phil Race’s 5 top tips for Making Learning Happen

How to be a Brilliant FE Teacher

Author: Vicky Duckworth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136335439
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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How to be a Brilliant FE Teacher is a straightforward, friendly guide to being an effective and innovative teacher in post-compulsory education. Focussing on practical advice drawn from the author’s extensive and successful personal experience of both teaching and training teachers, it offers sound guidance, underpinned by the latest research, theory and policy in the field. Structured around the questions that all new teachers and lecturers ask in their first teaching post, it is an introduction to both essential teaching skills and what to expect from working in this exciting, fast-paced sector. Key chapters cover: The learners – who they are, diversity and motivation; What will actually happen – organising teaching, technology and resources; How to keep your students’ interest – understanding and responding to learning styles; How will I know if they’ve learned it? – assessment and feedback; Making sure it’s working – student evaluation, reflecting on and improving practice. Packed throughout with information about where to find the best materials and resources to support your teaching, this book also offers sensible advice on balancing home and life, working effectively with your colleagues and progressing in your career. How to be a Brilliant FE Teacher will be a source of support and inspiration for all those embarking on their initial training and first post in the sector, as well as qualified professionals looking for reassuring, fresh ideas.

Achieving Your Award in Education and Training

Author: Mary Francis
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473907462
Format: PDF, Docs
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Previously known as Achieving Your PTLLS Award, this third edition of the popular book comprehensively covers the new requirements for the new Level 3 Award in Education and Training for anyone training to teach in the Further Education and Skills sector or broader workplace and adult learning settings. This updated third edition includes: Clear guidance on responsibilities and requirements for working in the Further Education and Skills sector How to motivate and communicate with learners through engaging teaching Pragmatic advice on planning and assessing learning Enhanced discussion of working with others, safeguarding, risk management, quality assurance requirements More case studies and activities that demonstrate how to link good practice to the classroom To further support your learning, visit www.sagepub.co.uk/francisgould3 for additional online resources. Previously known as Achieving Your PTLLS Award, this third edition of the popular book comprehensively covers the new requirements for the new level 3 Award in Education and Training for anyone training to teach in the Further Education and Skills sector or broader workplace and adult learning settings. This updated third edition includes: • Clear guidance on responsibilities and requirements for working in the Further Education and Skills sector • How to motivate and communicate with learners through engaging teaching • Pragmatic advice on planning and assessing learning • Enhanced discussion of working with others, safeguarding, risk management, quality assurance requirements More case studies and activities that demonstrate how to link good practice to the classroom Additional web resources can be found at www.sagepub.co.uk/francisgould3.

Increasing Student Engagement and Retention Using Online Learning Activities

Author: Charles Wankel
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1781902372
Format: PDF, ePub
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Uses case studies, surveys, and literature reviews to critically examine how these technologies are being used to improve writing and publishing skills, and literacy create engaging communities of practice, and as experiential learning tools. This volume discusses frameworks for deploying and assessing the effectiveness of these technologies.

Working In Post Compulsory Education

Author: Lea, John
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335211054
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book looks at the issues facing teachers and trainers currently working in the field of post compulsory education including questions of vocationalism, managerialism, professionalism, accountability, and educational research. Although aimed in part at raising awareness of such issues and the contrasting views which might be held it is intended that readers will use the book to develop an active engagement with these issues.

Learning Teaching and Development

Author: Lyn Ashmore
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473910587
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This best practice guide to teaching in the Further Education and Skills sector, and professional organisational learning contexts, examines the key concepts underpinning effective teaching and learning and combines this with case studies which demonstrate meaningful connections between theory and practice. Each chapter also contains discussion questions, learning activities and reflective points, allowing you to further engage with key research and relate it to your own teaching. Offering pragmatic advice on learning design, support and delivery, coverage includes: Identifying learning needs and objectives Selecting and developing appropriate content Using technology to enhance learning Assessment, evaluation and reflection This is an indispensable resource for anyone preparing to teach in Further Education, current Higher Education lecturers and work-based learning trainers in private and public-sector organisations. Lyn Ashmore is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education and Professional Development and Denise Robinson is Director of the Post Compulsory Education & Training Consortium, both are based at the University of Huddersfield.

Mentoring Teachers in Post Compulsory Education

Author: Bryan Cunningham
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136718699
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The post-compulsory sector is complex and multifaceted, with highly diverse and sometimes challenging learner groups and subject to change from almost unending shifts in educational policy. Effective mentoring has a crucial role in the initial training of new teachers in the post-compulsory sector offering them the guidance and practical support they need to respond to these challenges. This second edition has been updated to reflect the new LLUK standards, current research and technological advances. Describing all of the expectations, responsibilities and rewards involved in mentoring, the book covers: What to expect as a mentor and what your mentee expects of you The skills, attributes and functions that make an effective mentor Organising and conducting observations Time management What to do when things go wrong Accessible, practical and supportive, this book will help make mentoring an easier, more enjoyable and rewarding experience for all new mentors in the post-compulsory sector.