Higher Education Research

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MPhil/PhD

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Part Time, Full Time

RESEARCH PROFILE
  • Research income: £195,803.
  • Current number of academic staff: 14.
  • Recent publications:
    • The function of imagination in learning: theory and case study data from third year undergraduate neuroscience;
    • Using concept mapping to enhance the research interview;
    • A new Conception of Information Literacy for the Digital Learning Environment in Higher Education;
    • Comparing lecturer and student accounts of reading in the humanities;
    • What does "peer" mean in teaching observation for the professional development of higher education lecturers?
  • Current research projects: Funded by the Centre for Distance Learning, Higher Education Academy, Leadership Foundation in Higher Education, London Deanery and Society for Educational Studies.

KEY FACTS
Student destinations
Significant career development in academia.
Head of group/division
Professor Paul Blackmore
Duration
Expected to be MPhil two years FT, three years PT. PhD three years FT, four to six years PT.
Location
Waterloo Campus.
Year of entry 2014
Offered by
King's Learning Institute
Closing date
None.
Intake
No set number
Fees
CONTACTS
Contact information
Dr Gabriel Reedy, Programme Leader, tel +44 (0)20 7848 3692, fax +44 (0)20 7848 3253.
Email Website

RESEARCH DESCRIPTION
The Institute's research activity explores a wide range of national and international higher education issues. Participants may examine topics of a generic nature such as learning, assessment and quality, higher education policy and issues stemming from teaching and learning in their own academic disciplines.

Staff interests associated with the research programme and its research groups

Interests:
Measuring student learning quality; visualising personal understanding; learning theory and human cognition.
Tel:
020 7848 3265
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020 7848 3253
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Interests:
University pedagogy; clinical teaching; concept mapping.
Tel:
020 7848 3987
Fax:
020 7848 3253
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Interests:
Strategic staff development; academic development; academic leadership.
Tel:
020 7848 3329
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020 7848 3253
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Interests:
Academic literacy; academic practice; reflective practice.
Tel:
020 7848 3172
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020 7848 3253
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Interests:
e-Learning; blended learning; assessment.
Tel:
020 7848 3716
Fax:
020 7848 3253
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ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
General entry advice
Minimum of 2:1 degree in an appropriate academic discipline.

APPLYING TO KING'S
To apply for graduate study at King's you will need to complete our graduate online application form. Applying online makes applying easier and quicker for you, and means we can receive your application faster and more securely.
King's does not normally accept paper copies of the graduate application form as applications must be made online. However, if you are unable to access the online graduate application form, please contact the relevant admissions/School Office at King's for advice.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Applications should be made using the form in the Institute's prospectus or the electronic version on the website. All shortlisted applicants will be interviewed.

PERSONAL STATEMENT & SUPPORTING INFORMATION
No information required.

FUNDING
Self-funded.