Authentic Teaching and Learning Standards That Assure Quality Higher Education

Authentic Teaching and Learning Standards That Assure Quality Higher Education

Ron Oliver (Edith Cowan University, Australia), Anthony Herrington (University of Wollongong, Australia), Sue Stoney (Edith Cowan University, Australia) and Jim Millar (Edith Cowan University, Australia)
Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 13
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-594-8.ch021
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Abstract

Quality assurance is becoming a necessary aspect of many institutions of higher education. Teaching and learning is a major area of scrutiny and requires institutional agreement on the benchmarks and standards by which quality will be determined. This chapter provides a framework for conceptualising the elements of teaching and learning that need to be accounted for in any quality assurance process, with particular focus on teaching activities that reflect an authentic approach to learning.

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