Writing for the U.K. Professional Standards in Higher Education: an autobiographical narrative

Prince, Heather (2013) Writing for the U.K. Professional Standards in Higher Education: an autobiographical narrative. Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 7 (1). pp. 4-10.

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Abstract

The process of writing and submitting a portfolio for the U.K. Professional Standards Framework is described as a reflective, evidence-based approach to teaching and the support of learning in Higher Education. Through an autobiographical and personal narrative approach, the journey through the submission of a portfolio at Descriptor 3 level (Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy) is described with an analysis of the pervading motivational factors. A range of pedagogies are classified as ‘traditional’ well-known approaches with interpretative differences, new and innovative approaches which have been uncovered by this exploratory research for evidence and ‘adventurous and exploratory’ pedagogies which appear to have no referential touchstone. Personal reflection considers the incentive dimension of the submission together with the excitement and reward of the enhancement of professional practice and the encouragement for others to follow this pathway.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Practitioner Research in Higher Education
Publisher: University of Cumbria
ISSN: 1755-1382
Departments: Faculty of Education, Arts and Business > Institute of Education
Pre 2016 Departments: Faculty of Education, Arts and Business > Research
Depositing User: Linda Shore
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2013 09:52
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2017 06:13
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/1462

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