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An A-Z of Creative Teaching in Higher Education

An A-Z of Creative Teaching in Higher Education

Second Edition

April 2021 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

‘A must-read for teachers in HE'

The second edition of this well-received book provides friendly and informative support for staff as they develop their teaching to fit the rapidly changing landscape of higher education. 

The text addresses common issues faced by teachers in HE and includes case studies and practical, imaginative suggestions across all disciplines. The book also takes a critical approach to exploring topical themes, and highlights important and recent theory in the field. 

This new edition includes an increased focus on teaching and learning online, new content on decolonising the curriculum and many more updates throughout. 

Sylvia Ashton is an independent education consultant.  Rachel Stone is a Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University and teaches on the Postgraduate Diploma in Academic Practice.
A is for Action
B is for Blue Skies
C is for Communications
D is for Design
E is for Emotion
F is for Flexible
G is for Groups
H is for Whole
I is for Internationalisation
J is for Joy
K is for Knowledge
L is for Listening
M is for Metalearning
N is for No One Eclipsed
O is for Occupations
P is for Presentations
Q is for Quiet
R is for Room
S is for Skillful
T is for Tales
U is for Understanding
V is for Visuals
W is for Wellbeing
X is for Expectations
Y is for Why?
Z is for Zzzzzzz

Sample Materials & Chapters

C is for Communication

A is for Action

Sylvia Ashton

Sylvia Ashton is an independent education consultant.  Sylvia previously taught on the PgCert in Learning and Teaching in HE at Sheffield Hallam University. She has dedicated herself to supporting the professional development of hundreds of lecturers using imaginative and innovative approaches.  More About Author

Rachel Stone

Rachel Stone is Senior Lecturer in education at Sheffield Hallam University.  Rachel is module leader on the Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE programme. She works with staff across the university on enhancing the quality of their teaching and learning, several of whom have gone on to be nominated as inspirational teachers by their students. Rachel also teaches on a Foundation Award and BA Hons in Education and Learning Support, working with Teaching Assistants from a range of educational settings. More About Author