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The national context of assessment in higher education (2019)
Book Chapter
King, H. (2019). The national context of assessment in higher education. In C. Bryan, & K. Clegg (Eds.), Innovative Assessment in Higher Education: A Handbook for Academic PractitionersRoutledge

Assessment is an integral part of effective curriculum design and development within modules and across programmes. However, it is also influenced by the wider local, national and, to an extent, international education policy context. This chapter wi... Read More about The national context of assessment in higher education.

Fostering a culture of learning about teaching: Ideas from research on expertise (2018)
Presentation / Conference
King, H. (2018, October). Fostering a culture of learning about teaching: Ideas from research on expertise

A key characteristic of expert performance is continuous learning and development through a process of ‘Deliberate Practice’ (Ericsson et al, 1993) or ‘Progressive Problem Solving’ (Bereiter & Scardamalia, 1993). These concepts have been explored emp... Read More about Fostering a culture of learning about teaching: Ideas from research on expertise.

Geographers and the scholarship of teaching and learning (2018)
Journal Article
Hill, J., Walkington, H., & King, H. (2018). Geographers and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 42(4), 557-572. https://doi.org/10.1080/03098265.2018.1515188

© 2018, © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. In this paper we draw attention to the attributes and values which equip geographers to engage in the scholarship of teaching and learning. We begin by summarising key characteri... Read More about Geographers and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Collaborative working for curriculum and professional development (2009)
Book Chapter
King, H. (2009). Collaborative working for curriculum and professional development. In L. Walsh, & P. Kahn (Eds.), Collaborative Working in Higher Education, 96-102. Routledge

This case study describes a programme of collaborative work facilitated by a national organisation. The scope, aims and outcomes are such, however, that a similar approach could be taken by colleagues locally (for example, through an educational deve... Read More about Collaborative working for curriculum and professional development.

Strength in diversity: Enhancing learning in vocationally-orientated, master's level courses (2008)
Journal Article
McEwen, L., Monk, J., Hay, I., Kneale, P., & King, H. (2008). Strength in diversity: Enhancing learning in vocationally-orientated, master's level courses. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 32(1), 101-119. https://doi.org/10.1080/03098260701731579

Postgraduate education in geography, especially at the Master's level, is undergoing significant changes in the developed world. There is an expansion of vocationally oriented degree programmes, increasing recruitment of international students, integ... Read More about Strength in diversity: Enhancing learning in vocationally-orientated, master's level courses.

Disseminating educational developments
Book Chapter
King, H. Disseminating educational developments. In P. Kahn, & D. Baume (Eds.), A Guide to Staff & Educational Development, 96-115. Kogan Page

This chapter brings together some of the current literature on dissemination, illustrated with ideas and advice from current practice in UK higher education. Experiences from national projects, institution-based educational development units, and ind... Read More about Disseminating educational developments.

Enquiry into learning and teaching in the physical sciences
Book Chapter
King, H., & Overton, T. Enquiry into learning and teaching in the physical sciences. In M. McLinden, E. Cleaver, & M. Lintern (Eds.), Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Disciplinary approaches to educational enquiry, 107-125. Sage

This chapter provides an introduction to enquiry into learning and teaching for academics in the physical sciences. By the conclusion of the chapter, it is anticipated that the reader will be able to identify key topics for educational enquiry in phy... Read More about Enquiry into learning and teaching in the physical sciences.

Interdisciplinary enquiry into learning and teaching: Lessons from geography
Book Chapter
Hill, J., Walkington, H., & King, H. Interdisciplinary enquiry into learning and teaching: Lessons from geography. In E. Cleaver, M. Lintern, & M. MClinden (Eds.), Researching Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Disciplinary Approaches to Educational EnquirySage Publishers

In this chapter we explore how research in the discipline of geography can help you to undertake productive enquiry into learning and teaching in higher education. We outline the characteristics that geographers in higher education possess and highli... Read More about Interdisciplinary enquiry into learning and teaching: Lessons from geography.