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Developing a Quality Culture through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Mårtensson, Katarina LU ; Roxå, Torgny LU and Olsson, Thomas LU (2011) In Higher Education Research and Development 30(1). p.51-62
Abstract
The critical features of a strategy to promote improved teaching and learning are explored in this article from a socio-cultural perspective in a research-intensive institution. The paper presents theoretical underpinnings and implications as well as an empirical case study of such a strategy and its seemingly successful results. The strategy builds on scholarship of teaching and learning beyond individual development, and aims at cultivating a culture of continuous improvement of teaching and student learning. The case study describes a number of co- ordinated, and interrelated activities at various institutional levels to support the strategy. The results are discussed in terms of academic engagement. Important aspects such as academic... (More)
The critical features of a strategy to promote improved teaching and learning are explored in this article from a socio-cultural perspective in a research-intensive institution. The paper presents theoretical underpinnings and implications as well as an empirical case study of such a strategy and its seemingly successful results. The strategy builds on scholarship of teaching and learning beyond individual development, and aims at cultivating a culture of continuous improvement of teaching and student learning. The case study describes a number of co- ordinated, and interrelated activities at various institutional levels to support the strategy. The results are discussed in terms of academic engagement. Important aspects such as academic freedom, professional identity and leadership are also discussed. (Less)
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Higher Education Research and Development
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30
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Taylor & Francis
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10.1080/07294360.2011.536972
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English
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  author       = {Mårtensson, Katarina and Roxå, Torgny and Olsson, Thomas},
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  number       = {1},
  pages        = {51--62},
  publisher    = {Taylor & Francis},
  series       = {Higher Education Research and Development},
  title        = {Developing a Quality Culture through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2011.536972},
  volume       = {30},
  year         = {2011},
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