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Teaching in Europe: a comparison of university classroom experience in Britain and Germany

Searle, DA 2007, 'Teaching in Europe: a comparison of university classroom experience in Britain and Germany' , European Political Science, 6 (3) , pp. 322-331.

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Abstract

Comparing educational experience, culture and academic practice within Europe can often be an interesting and rewarding exercise. The observations in this article are based on the author’s experience of six and half years’ teaching at two universities in Bavaria, the completion of a doctorate at the Free University Berlin, two degrees at the University of Edinburgh (one in history, the other in social sciences), and, most recently, two years’ teaching in the Politics and Contemporary History Subject Group at the University of Salford in the United Kingdom. The aim is to reflect on the experience of teaching in two different European academic systems, with a view tomaking some comparisons as well as observations on the changes which have taken place in the UKh igher education system over the last two decades.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Teaching, training, Germany, United Kingdom, habilitation, educational research, mobility, ERASMUS
Themes: Subjects / Themes > D History General and Old World
Subjects / Themes > D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D901 Europe (General)
Subjects / Themes > L Education
Subjects / Themes > L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Memory, Text and Place
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences > Centre for European Security
Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences
Colleges and Schools
Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: European Political Science
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 16804333
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Depositing User: Institutional Repository
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2009 12:42
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 15:58
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/2139

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