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Pain, Gain - Mission

Gossman, Peter, Powell, S. and Neame, C. (2018) Pain, Gain - Mission. Higher Education Pedagogies, 3 (1). pp. 7-9. ISSN 2375-2696

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Abstract

We present a short conceptual framework as an opinion piece for considering learning gain based on Biesta’s three domains of educational purpose: qualification, socialisation and subjectification. We invite readers to reflect on the perspectives given in relation to different institutions mission statements around teaching and learning, and consider if the focus on developing methods for measuring learning gain is premature, given the lack of consensus regarding the nature of the learning to be measured.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: learning gain, educational mission, educational purpose
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Education
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Copyright Info: Open Access
Depositing User: Peter Gossman
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2018 11:49
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2018 15:38
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/6371

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