Promoting independent learning by curriculum design and assessment

Marshall, Gill (2007) Promoting independent learning by curriculum design and assessment. Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 1 (1). pp. 42-45.

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Purpose: This paper evaluates whether the revalidated Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) programme encourages independent learning by its curriculum design, delivery and assessment.
Results: Evidence regarding the promotion of independent learning was gained from learners and external examiners. The scientific publications, presentations and posters that the learners contributed in the professional arena during or subsequent to programme completion were seen as indicators of independent learning, as this lay beyond the remit of the course.
Conclusion: The ethos of the programme to promote independent learning has been successful.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: Practitioner Research in Higher Education
Publisher: University of Cumbria
ISSN: 1755-1382
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Departments: Academic Departments > Medical & Sport Sciences (MSS) > Health and Medical Sciences
Depositing User: Insight Administrator
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2010 11:30
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2021 19:30


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