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Understanding the Major Governments
(Taylor and Francis, 2001)
In recent years few British Prime Minister’s and Chancellor’s of the Exchequer have been treated so unfavourably as John Major and Norman Lamont. As Prime Minister, John Major’s ability to govern was hampered by deep-seated ...
Teaching Politics in UK Universities: A Survey of the Profession
(Learning and Teaching in the Social Sciences, 2007)
In recent years one of the most significant changes in UK Universities has been the increased use of virtual learning environments (VLE) as a method of supporting learning and teaching. This has in part been influenced by ...
Can dialogue help to improve feedback on examinations?
(Taylor and Francis, 2014-05-09)
Student dissatisfaction with feedback is widely acknowledged in Higher Education. This has resulted in investigations that have offered suggestions for improving student satisfaction levels. This article examines one area ...
Britain and the World Since 1945
The significance of assignment feedback: from consumption to construction
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2012-11-16)
Research undertaken on student feedback has pointed to the difficulties that students have in understanding written feedback. However, little attention has been given to understanding student views on verbal feedback. ...
The Scholarship of Engagement for Politics: Placement Learning, Citizenship and Employability
The concern to develop opportunities for active learning and engagement of one form or another have become increasingly prevalent in higher education institutions on both sides of the Atlantic. In particular, recent years ...
What feedback do students want?
The feedback that students receive on their assignments has been subject to a great deal of debate in Universities across the globe. Whereas academics regularly complain that students do not engage with feedback by citing ...
The UK and Lisbon
(PIE Peter Lang, 2012)
In examining the case of Britain and the Lisbon Treaty, this chapter proceeds as follows. First, it begins by setting the domestic context within which the IGC negotiations took place. Second, it discusses the British ...
Experiencing Politics in Action: Democratizing Placement Learning and Politics as a Vocation
(Taylor and Francis, 2010)
Britain and the European Union: the Impact of Membership
Britain’s relationship with the European Economic Community (EEC)/European Union (EU) has been subject to numerous studies that have often concluded it to be something of a ‘reluctant’ or ‘awkward’ partner (George, 1998). ...