Reviews: Student experience

6 reviews found for "Student experience"
Book review : Making waves in education : BA Hons in education studies
This is a book review of Making waves in education : BA Hons in education studies by students from the University of Plymouth and the University of York, published by the University of York in 2008. It was reviewed by Christian Beighton of Canterbury Christ Church University on behalf of ESCalate. This is a collection of chapters written by undergraduates studying education studies. For learners seeking a straight introduction to key issues in...
Book review : Think positively! A course for developing coping skills in adolescents
This is a book review of Think positively! A course for developing coping skills in adolescents by Erica Frydenberg, published by Continuum in 2010, ISBN 9781441124814. It was reviewed by Liam Casey of the University of Bristol on behalf of ESCalate. Frydenberg draws together techniques from many different fields of psychology, counselling and education to give adolescents a broad array of techniques for coping with the stresses of life. The book...
Book Review: Studying at University: how to adapt successfully to college life
The transition from school to university is a challenging one. Leaving aside the intellectual and financial demands of higher education, the negotiation of the social gulf between the life left at home and the one encountered at university can be very daunting for many students. It is a task for which many 18 year olds are unprepared and for which the pastoral systems of many universities are ill equipped to support. This book explains to new and...
Book Review: Subject Knowledge and Teacher Education
In his book, Dr Viv Ellis tracks the development of three trainee teachers’ thinking about their subject knowledge in the context of ‘Standards-based’ initial teacher education and the practice of auditing this subject knowledge
Book review: Transforming Higher Education through Technology Enhanced Learning
This is a book review of Transforming Higher Education through Technology Enhanced Learning edited by Terry Mayes et al. and published by the Higher Education Academy in 2009, ISBN 9781907207112. It was reviewed by Keith Savage of Stockport College on behalf of ESCalate. The 18 shortish chapters each provide further a snapshot on key topics in a fast-changing environment. The first section of the book starts by looking at national policy and the...
Book review: Understanding the international student experience
This is a book review of Understanding the international student experience by Catherine Montgomery, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2010, ISBN 9781403986191. It was reviewed by Liane Purnell of Newman University College on behalf of ESCalate. The book provides a ’detailed examination of the international experience from the student’s point of view…. and explores how learning and development is much more than simply what goes on in the...