- an analysis of the current higher education landscape, the changes that are occurring and the diverse nature of student populations;
- an exploration of new theories of digital literacy including case studies demonstrating how library and information workers have applied these models in practice;
- a demonstration of the many different ways in which academic library and information services are working in support of student employability;
- a theoretical overview of different approaches to teaching and learning including Kolb's learning cycle, Laurillard's conversational framework for university teaching, Entwistle's teaching for understanding at university, Land and Meyer's threshold concepts and the Higher Education Academy's work on flexible pedagogies;
- practical guidance on designing, developing and evaluating courses and other learning and teaching events in different situations including face-to-face, flipped classroom, blended learning, and online learning; and
- an exploration of approaches to personal and professional development including 90+ approaches to workplace learning; accredited courses; short courses, conferences and workshops; networking through professional organizations; and developing online networks.
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