Discovery and innovation in the undergraduate learning experience
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|Title:||Discovery and innovation in the undergraduate learning experience||Authors:||Bradley, Finbarr||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8686||Date:||31-Jul-2007||Abstract:||This article argues that an overhaul of undergraduate education in Ireland is needed. It asserts that at present most students leave university short-changed, never having been exposed to the riches of discovery and research. A framework founded on research and inquiry is designed to stimulate learning and innovation through action. It is argued that a coherent institutional mission is essential, with exploration, creativity and practice as the core of the undergraduate experience. An approach based on inter-disciplinarity, collaborative learning, identity and place as guiding features is developed along with a discussion of how this might be implemented so graduates are prepared for living and working in a knowledge-driven sustainable society.||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Taylor and Francis||Copyright (published version):||2007 Educational Studies Association of Ireland||Keywords:||Learning;University education;Innovation;Undergraduates||DOI:||10.1080/03323310701491588||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
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