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How science really works: the student experience of research-led education

Smyth, Lillian; Davila Cisneros, Federico; Sloan, Thomas; Rykers, Ellen; Backwell, Sam; Jones, Stephen

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There has been a shift in modern tertiary education theory that has moved away from a traditional, didactic model of education, towards a more student-led, constructivist approach. Nowhere is this more the case than in science and mathematical education, where the concept of research-led education is gaining more and more traction. The focus of this approach is on training students to join a community of scholars, rather than on encouraging the accrual of factual knowledge. What has scope to be...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/102550
Source: Higher Education
DOI: 10.1007/s10734-015-9945-z

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