Dr. Saranne Weller’s new book on Academic Practice published by SAGE

Saranne_Weller_Academic_PracticeWe are delighted to announce the publication of Dr Saranne Weller’s new book Academic Practice: Developing as a Professional in Higher Education (2015, Sage).

The book explores a number of key topics that are relevant to learning and teaching at UAL including:

  • connecting research and teaching
  • internationalisation of the curriculum
  • the digital university
  • interdisciplinarity
  • inclusive approaches to student engagement
  • enquiry into learning and teaching

It provides valuable insights and practical examples for staff undertaking units on the Teaching and Learning Exchange MA in Academic Practice as well as supporting colleagues to deepen their understanding of wider debates relating to current higher education policy. Dr Clare Kell, Programme Lead for Cardiff University’s Postgraduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning, states that the book provides:

a wealth of theoretical perspectives and exemplifying case studies that will both challenge readers and facilitate personal sense-making, empowering us to take ownership for the education choices we make.

Find out more on the Sage Website. You can use discount code UK15AUTHOR for 25% off the book.

Dr. Saranne Weller is Associate Dean Learning, Teaching and Enhancement in the Teaching and Learning Exchange at UAL.

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