eBook Using Learning Contracts in Higher Education, 1st Edition

  • Editor: Mike Laycock, John Stephenson
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  • ISBN-10: 0203062027
  • ISBN-13: 9780203062029
  • DDC: 378.179
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 176 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released February 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

An introduction to learning contracts, a new concept in education which encourages learners to plan, monitor and review their progress. The contributors to this volume explain how learning contracts are being used in a number of UK universities.

Contributors

Contributors

  • Mike Laycock
  • John Stephenson

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Acknowledgements.
The Contributors.
Glossary.
Preface.
1: The Context.
2: Learning Contracts: Scope and Rationale.
3: The Experience.
4: Learning Contracts and Negotiation.
5: Introduction.
6: Factors Affecting Negotiation.
7: Negotiation as a Learning Tool for Tutors and Students.
8: Negotiating Complete Programmes of Study.
9: Negotiating in an Institutional Context.
10: Learning Contracts and the Development of Skills and Competences.
11: Introduction.
12: Informal Learning Contracts for Skills Development in Seminars.
13: Development of Capability, DTP and Hypertext Skills Using Learning Contracts.
14: Supporting the Development of Managerial Competences Using Learning Contracts.
15: The Learning Contract as an Aid to Self-development and Managerial Competences.
16: Learning Contracts and the World of Work.
17: Introduction.
18: The Employer's Perspective.
19: Using Contracts in Project Placements.
20: Learning Contracts and Student Placements with Employers.
21: Negotiating Learning Contracts for Fieldwork Placements in Physiotherapy.
22: Learning Contracts for the Industrial Experience of Hospitality Management Students.
23: Using Student-Driven Learning Contracts in Work-Based Learning and with Small Businesses.
24: Using Learning Contracts with Employees.
25: Introduction.
26: Work-Based Learning Contracts.
27: Learning Contracts and a Company Franchised Programme.
28: The Use of Learning Contracts in a Self-managed Learning MBA Programme.
29: The Use of Learning Contracts for Work-Based Management Education and Development.
30: Learning Conversations and the Personal Learning Contract: A Methodology for Enabling Work-based Learners to Become More Self-Organised.
31: Custom-Built Learning Contracts for Corporate Clients.
32: Institutional Issues in the Implementation of Work-Based Learning Contracts.
33: The Future.
34: The Place and Potential Use of Learning Contracts in Higher Education.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Acknowledgements.
The Contributors.
Glossary.
Preface.
1: The Context.
2: Learning Contracts: Scope and Rationale.
3: The Experience.
4: Learning Contracts and Negotiation.
5: Introduction.
6: Factors Affecting Negotiation.
7: Negotiation as a Learning Tool for Tutors and Students.
8: Negotiating Complete Programmes of Study.
9: Negotiating in an Institutional Context.
10: Learning Contracts and the Development of Skills and Competences.
11: Introduction.
12: Informal Learning Contracts for Skills Development in Seminars.
13: Development of Capability, DTP and Hypertext Skills Using Learning Contracts.
14: Supporting the Development of Managerial Competences Using Learning Contracts.
15: The Learning Contract as an Aid to Self-development and Managerial Competences.
16: Learning Contracts and the World of Work.
17: Introduction.
18: The Employer's Perspective.
19: Using Contracts in Project Placements.
20: Learning Contracts and Student Placements with Employers.
21: Negotiating Learning Contracts for Fieldwork Placements in Physiotherapy.
22: Learning Contracts for the Industrial Experience of Hospitality Management Students.
23: Using Student-Driven Learning Contracts in Work-Based Learning and with Small Businesses.
24: Using Learning Contracts with Employees.
25: Introduction.
26: Work-Based Learning Contracts.
27: Learning Contracts and a Company Franchised Programme.
28: The Use of Learning Contracts in a Self-managed Learning MBA Programme.
29: The Use of Learning Contracts for Work-Based Management Education and Development.
30: Learning Conversations and the Personal Learning Contract: A Methodology for Enabling Work-based Learners to Become More Self-Organised.
31: Custom-Built Learning Contracts for Corporate Clients.
32: Institutional Issues in the Implementation of Work-Based Learning