There are many definitions of pedagogy, but it can broadly be understood as ‘the study of the methods and activities of teaching’. Research into teaching covers a wide range of topics, so the categories and articles below are intended as a starting point to help you begin exploring the literature.
Designing and writing a course
- Aligning teaching for constructing learning – Biggs, J. (ND)
- An introduction to threshold concepts – Cousin, (2006)
Assessing and providing feedback on student work
- Nicol, D. & Macfarlane-Dick, D. (2006) Seven principles of good feedback practice
- Nicol, D. & Milligan, C. (2006) Rethinking technology-supported assessment in terms of the seven principles of good feedback practice
- Cowdroy, R., & deGraff, E. (2005). Assessing highly-creative ability. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 30(5), pp.507-518.
- Cresswell, M. (1996). Defining, setting and maintaining standards in curriculum-embedded examinations: judgmental and statistical approaches. In H. Goldstein & T. Lewis (Eds.), Assessment: problems, developments and statistical issues (pp. 57-84). Chichester, Wiley.
- Gordon, J. (2004). The ‘wow’ factors: the assessment of practical media and creative arts subjects. Art, Design and Communication in Higher Education, 3(1), pp.61-72.
- Orr, S. (2005). ‘Justify 66 to me!’ An investigation into the social practice of agreeing marks in an HE art and design department. In C. Rust (Ed.), Improving Student Learning through Assessment: Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium (pp. 283-294). London, Oxford Brookes University.
Teaching from an inclusive perspective
- Austerlitz, N., Blythman, M., Grove-White, A., Jones, B.A., Carol A., Morgan, S., Orr, S., Shreeve, A., Vaughan S. (2008) Mind the gap : expectations, ambiguity and pedagogy within art and design higher education. In Drew, L. (Ed.) The Student Experience in Art and Design Higher Education: Drivers for Change. Jill Rogers Associates Limited, Cambridge, pp. 125-148
- Bhagat, D & O’Neill, P (2011) Inclusive Practices, Inclusive Pedagogies: Learning from Widening Participation Research in Art & Design Higher Education CHEAD/ Ukadia Croydon
- Burke, P. and McManus, J. (2009) Art for a few: exclusion and misrecognition in art and design higher education admissions. London: National Arts Learning Network.
- Grace, S. and Gravestock, P. (2009) Inclusion and diversity: meeting the needs of all students. Abingdon: Routledge.
- Hunt, L. and Chalmers, D. (2013) University Teaching in Focus: A learning-centred approach. Abingdon: Routledge.
- What equality law means for you as an education provider – further and higher education (2010) Equality and Human Rights Commission.