Achieving Excellence in Teaching: A Case Study in Embedding Professional Development for Teaching within a Research-Intensive University

Iain Doherty (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 290
EISBN13: 9781466644168|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-3661-3.ch017
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The purpose of this chapter is to examine the challenges of achieving systemic change in the teaching culture of a research-intensive university. The chapter makes use of a teaching improvement case study to identify both the challenges and the solutions to engaging academics in a research-intensive university with educational professional development. Ongoing issues are identified and future research directions are presented.
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