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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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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 Discrete Keywords: learning gain, educational mission, educational purpose
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: College of Arts, Humanities and Education > School of Education
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Copyright Info: Open Access
Depositing User: Peter Gossman
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2018 11:49
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:21

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