The need for a third way

One of the themes for this blog is that the majority of current approaches to improving learning and teaching within universities simply don’t work. At least not in terms of enabling improvement in a majority of the learning and teaching at an institution. Recently I finally completed reading the last bits of the book Nudge

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Institutional changes – 2000 and beyond – and their impact

This carries on “bits” from chapter 5 of the thesis. It’s a rough draft of a description of the institutional context within CQU from 2000 onwards. It’s brief and targeted mainly at the factors which impact on Webfuse development. It needs more work and checking. If you have any suggestions, fire away. Institutional changes In

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Understanding what teachers do: First step in improving L&T

The following is an attempt to explain the initial description and rationale of an exploratory research project (perhaps ethnographic, narrative inquiry or some similar qualitative methodology) aimed at understanding what teachers/academics actually experience within a particular environment during a single term. The assumption is that by better understanding the lived experience of the teaching staff

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