TEACHING FOR UNDERSTANDING FOR LECTURERS:  TOWARDS A SCHOLARSHIP OF TEACHING AND LEARNING

McCarthy, Marian (2008) TEACHING FOR UNDERSTANDING FOR LECTURERS:  TOWARDS A SCHOLARSHIP OF TEACHING AND LEARNING. In: Emerging Issues ii: Changing Roles and Identities. .

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Abstract

This chapter reviews the introduction of Teaching for Understanding (TfU) to lecturers taking  the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (PGCTLHE) at  University College Cork (UCC) in 2006-07.   TfU is a pedagogical framework that focuses on helping teachers understand what students  need to understand. We have introduced TfU at UCC as a means of engaging lecturers as teachers in the process of reviewing their own teaching practice, a process for which TfU  provides a lens. TfU also has the potential to address some of the challenges facing lecturers  in the planning and teaching of courses, such as:   •

Item Type: Book Section
Depositing User: National Forum
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2015 20:25
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2015 20:35
URI: http://eprints.teachingandlearning.ie/id/eprint/2912

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