Special Issue "Authentic Learning"
A special issue of Education Sciences (ISSN 2227-7102).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 November 2018) | Viewed by 8229
Interests: current research interest is in scholarly approaches to learning and teaching; learning analytics; transition pedagogy and authentic learning environments
The Special Issue on Authentic Learning focuses on innovative, authentic teaching and learning approaches in higher education. Elements of authentic learning appear to be inherently embedded in many practise-oriented courses where the mastering of certain hands-on practises is essential in students’ future workplace due to professional regulatory requirements (e.g., in nursing, engineering, architecture). The introduction of authentic learning in theory heavy courses and traditionally teacher structured environments, where the relevance to workplace practices is not immediately apparent, requires a more targeted, careful approach to scholarly innovation. This Special Issue discusses innovative, authentic learning approaches in theory heavy courses and traditional teacher structured environments with a view on developing workplace relevant skills for future workplaces.
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- authentic learning
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