An innovative approach to encouraging spiral learning for 3rd year undergraduates

Williams, G.J. ORCID: 0000-0001-7689-1231 and Emerson, A., 2012. An innovative approach to encouraging spiral learning for 3rd year undergraduates. Psychology Teaching Review, 18 (2), pp. 126-133. ISSN 0965-948X

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Abstract

A series of tutorials was re-designed to further engage students in spiral learning and highlight development of transferable skills. The tutorials focused on self-directed and enquiry based learning, both of which provided particular challenges to students and staff. The students were randomly allocated a media article related to psychology as a focus to their studies and the module was assessed by presentation and report. Students were encouraged to work together to develop ideas and provide peer feedback on drafts of their work. Feedback from students was overall more positive about the module than in previous years, particularly in respect to the extent to which they were helped to develop transferable skills

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Psychology Teaching Review
Creators: Williams, G.J. and Emerson, A.
Publisher: British Psychological Society
Date: 2012
Volume: 18
Number: 2
ISSN: 0965-948X
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 11:09
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2018 16:00
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/23622

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