Presentation on theme: "Threshold Concepts as an approach to pedagogic research Jan Smith CAPLE, University of Strathclyde Jan Smith CAPLE, University of."— Presentation transcript:
Threshold Concepts as an approach to pedagogic research Jan Smith CAPLE, University of Strathclyde firstname.lastname@example.org Jan Smith CAPLE, University of Strathclyde email@example.com
Transformative learning Nature of disciplines Methods Application
Biglans Typology (1973) HardSoft Pure Applied Physics EngineeringEducation History Economics
Application Some under-represented disciplines, particularly arts and humanities, (some) social sciences Interdisciplinary areas, especially perhaps PGI Curriculum design Assessment Professional learning Visual methods What are your interests or issues?
Summary and extensive bibliography: http://www.ee.ucl.ac.uk/~mflanaga/ thresholds.html http://www.ee.ucl.ac.uk/~mflanaga/ thresholds.html Videos from 1 st Threshold conference: http://www.strath.ac.uk/caple/news andevents/pastevents/ http://www.strath.ac.uk/caple/news andevents/pastevents/ Mailing list (pretty dormant!) http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/TCS. html http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/TCS. html
Useful things... Whats missing, or more needed? Feedback/comments/observations? Thank you. firstname.lastname@example.org