Taking the lead from students

Aylesworth-Spink, Shelley (2016) Taking the lead from students. New Vistas, 2 (2). pp. 12-15. ISSN 2056-9688

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Studying in a world seemingly off its axis Shattering recent events like the Bastille Day in Nice, Paris in January 2015, Brussels in March 2016, Istanbul and Orlando attacks in June, the violence of ISIS, the referendum on Britain leaving Europe, and the migration of thousands of refugees fleeing war, call into question the role of academic practice in universities. In this context, reflecting on learning theories that promote engagement can help us understand how students can become inspired as active citizens of the world.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © University of West London 2016
Keywords: Active citizenship; student development; constructivist learning; academic practice
Subjects: Education
Social sciences
Depositing User: Shelley Aylesworth-Spink
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2017 13:21
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2024 15:51
URI: https://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/3205


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