This study explored the impact of a teacher study group involving twelve senior faculty over a five month period at University of Padova, Padova. The objective was to improve teaching and promote community building by reflecting, sharing and practicing teaching and learning activities within a small group. Using a qualitative design this study explored what motivated faculty to participate in this group, the benefits of the group experience and the impact group experience on how participants thought about teaching and learning. The outcomes of this study have significant implications for faculty development within an Italian higher education setting.

A TEACHER STUDY GROUP: AN ITALIAN PERSPECTIVE

FEDELI, MONICA
2015

Abstract

This study explored the impact of a teacher study group involving twelve senior faculty over a five month period at University of Padova, Padova. The objective was to improve teaching and promote community building by reflecting, sharing and practicing teaching and learning activities within a small group. Using a qualitative design this study explored what motivated faculty to participate in this group, the benefits of the group experience and the impact group experience on how participants thought about teaching and learning. The outcomes of this study have significant implications for faculty development within an Italian higher education setting.
2015
ICERI 2015 8th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. Conference Proceedings. Seville (Spain) 16-18 Novembre 2015
978-84-608-2657-6
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