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Teaching politics and international relations / edited by Cathy Gormley-Heenan and Simon Lightfoot.

Contributor(s): Gormley-Heenan, Cathy, 1973- | Lightfoot, Simon.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: JZ1237 .T433 2012Publication: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012Description: xii, 260 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780230300019 (hbk.); 9781137003393 (pbk.).Subject(s): International relations -- Study and teaching | Political science -- Study and teaching
Contents:
Introduction / Simon Lightfoot and Cathy Gormley-Heenan -- 1. Teaching and learning in politics : thinking about teaching politics revisited / Penny Welch -- 2. What (if anything) is different about teaching and learning in politics? / John Craig -- 3. Can politics be benchmarked? / Lisa Harrison -- 4. Enhancing politics teaching through active learning / Cristina Leston-Bandeira -- 5. Teaching politics to small groups / Jacqueline Briggs -- 6. How relevant are other ways to learn? / Steven Curtis -- 7. Issues and controversies associated with the use of new technologies / Stephen Thornton -- 8. Developing assessment practices in politics / Alasdair Blair and Sam McGinty -- 9. The importance of being theoretical : analysing contemporary politics / Lee Marsden and Heather Savigny -- 10. Teaching politics and political bias / Cathy Gormley-Heenan -- 11. Contemporary politics : using the 'F' word and teaching gender in international relations / Christina Rowley and Laura J.Shepherd -- 12.Contemporary politics : teaching the 'contested concepts' : international terrorism taught to undergraduate students in a multicultural environment / Knut Roder -- 13. Teaching race and ethnicity : towards an engaged, anti-racist pedagogy / Steve Spencer -- 14. Developing research literacy in students / Simon Lightfoot -- 15. Supervising a doctoral student / Carmel Roulston -- 16. The loneliness of the long distance student : supervising students you rarely see / Dave Middleton -- 17. From politics past to politics future : addressing the employability agenda through a professional politics curriculum / Matthew Wyman, Jennifer Lees-Marshment and Jon Herbert.
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Introduction / Simon Lightfoot and Cathy Gormley-Heenan -- 1. Teaching and learning in politics : thinking about teaching politics revisited / Penny Welch -- 2. What (if anything) is different about teaching and learning in politics? / John Craig -- 3. Can politics be benchmarked? / Lisa Harrison -- 4. Enhancing politics teaching through active learning / Cristina Leston-Bandeira -- 5. Teaching politics to small groups / Jacqueline Briggs -- 6. How relevant are other ways to learn? / Steven Curtis -- 7. Issues and controversies associated with the use of new technologies / Stephen Thornton -- 8. Developing assessment practices in politics / Alasdair Blair and Sam McGinty -- 9. The importance of being theoretical : analysing contemporary politics / Lee Marsden and Heather Savigny -- 10. Teaching politics and political bias / Cathy Gormley-Heenan -- 11. Contemporary politics : using the 'F' word and teaching gender in international relations / Christina Rowley and Laura J.Shepherd -- 12.Contemporary politics : teaching the 'contested concepts' : international terrorism taught to undergraduate students in a multicultural environment / Knut Roder -- 13. Teaching race and ethnicity : towards an engaged, anti-racist pedagogy / Steve Spencer -- 14. Developing research literacy in students / Simon Lightfoot -- 15. Supervising a doctoral student / Carmel Roulston -- 16. The loneliness of the long distance student : supervising students you rarely see / Dave Middleton -- 17. From politics past to politics future : addressing the employability agenda through a professional politics curriculum / Matthew Wyman, Jennifer Lees-Marshment and Jon Herbert.

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