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Teaching Teams - Part of good educational practice? (BGL SAFFIRE)

An approach I'm promoting and using in my practice as a learning and curriculum designer are team based approaches to curriculum design and implementation. Academic time is short, so in my role I typically work with people individually, but I'm trying to change that and work with whole programs and disciplines. Recently at one of the events I attended UC a speaker said "A good teacher is a team teacher", a saying that comes from the K-12 sector. Attending the ACODE Learning Technology Leadership Institute over the last few days I thought about that a fair bit, and in our "Make the case" strategy we incorporated team teaching. While at the event I decided to dig deeper and search for any work on team based approaches done in a Higher Education context. I found the following from Stanford University:

www.stanford.edu/dept/CTL/Newsletter/teamteaching.pdf



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