Professionalism in Practice

Key Directions in Higher Education Learning, Teaching and Assessment

  • Kay Sambell
  • Sally Brown
  • Linda Graham

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Kay Sambell, Sally Brown, Linda Graham
    Pages 1-12
  3. Kay Sambell, Sally Brown, Linda Graham
    Pages 13-37
  4. Kay Sambell, Sally Brown, Linda Graham
    Pages 93-138
  5. Kay Sambell, Sally Brown, Linda Graham
    Pages 189-225
  6. Kay Sambell, Sally Brown, Linda Graham
    Pages 227-260
  7. Kay Sambell, Sally Brown, Linda Graham
    Pages E1-E2
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 261-279

About this book


This book acts as a highly practical guide for new and experienced lecturers, learning supporters and leaders in Higher Education; and offers plentiful examples and vignettes showing how learning can be brought to life through activity and engagement. It offers numerous pragmatic illustrations of how to design and deliver an engaging curriculum, and assess students’ learning authentically. Sound scholarship and research-informed approaches to Higher Education teaching and learning underpins the myriad accessible and readily recognizable examples of how real educators solve the challenges of contemporary Higher Education. Additionally, guidance is offered on how to present evidence for those seeking accreditation of their teaching and leadership in Higher Education, as well as useful advice for experienced HE teachers seeking to advance their careers into more senior roles, on the basis of their strong teaching and pedagogic leadership. The book will be of great interest to students and researchers working in Education, and will be invaluable reading for both new and experienced lecturers working in HE institutions.


Reflective Practice Assessment Professional Development Student Learning Student Engagement

Authors and affiliations

  • Kay Sambell
    • 1
  • Sally Brown
    • 2
  • Linda Graham
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Learning and Teaching EnhancementEdinburgh Napier UniversityEdinburghUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Emerita Professor, Leeds Beckett University and Independent consultantNewcastleUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Department of Social Work, Education and Community WellbeingNorthumbria UniversityNewcastleUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-54551-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-54552-3
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