The Researching, Teaching and Learning Triangle
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It is impossible not to ask ourselves how to cope with the role and impact of scientific research in teaching and learning. "The Researching, Teaching and Learning Triangle" explores a growing trend among top universities across the world to focus attention on the quality of post-graduate education and the success of the educators, using pioneering examples, ranging from classroom-level initiatives to university-wide projects. This book will be of interest to all scientists, from the budding beginner to the seasoned supervisor.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 91 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 8mm | 158.76g
  • Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 2012
  • 14 black & white illustrations, 15 colour illustrations, 5 black & white tables
  • 146140567X
  • 9781461405672
  • 2,242,602

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Although it is currently well accepted that training for research is a component of all stages of education, its peak is naturally reached at the postgraduate level. Successful post-graduate education requires the guidance and mentoring of senior researchers and educators. Most university educators are also scientific researchers, and aligning innovations in education with scientific advances is a major concern to today's educators.It is impossible not to ask ourselves how to cope with the role and impact of scientific research in teaching and learning. "The researching, teaching and learning triangle" explores a growing trend among top universities across the world to focus attention on the quality of post-graduate education and the success of the educators. In this book, we learn from pioneering examples, ranging from classroom-level initiatives to university-wide projects. This book will be of interest to all scientists, from the budding beginner to the seasoned supervisor."show more

Table of contents

Foreword Part I: Research in undergraduation 1. Becoming a bioscientist: undergraduate laboratory experience as a portal to bioscience identity Jane Saffell 2. Research possibilities for pre-graduate students Sonia Barroso, Ana Sebastiao 3. Mentoring the next generation of research scientists Susan Hamilton, Paula Myatt Part II: Postgraduate research supervision 4. Post-Graduate Education Workshops as a Model of Education and Discussion Platforms Gul Guner Akdogan 5. Successful PhD Supervision- A Two-Way process Gitte Wichmann-Hansen, Lise Wogensen Bach, Berit Eika, Michael J. Mulvany Part III: Research as a teaching tool 6. Modern bioscience and biotechnology education and resources for educators Margareta Wallin Peterson 7. Experimental Bioscience for the Classroom Minna Panasshow more