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The changing world has implications on the higher education and the teaching profession

The changing world has implications on the higher education and the teaching profession PurposeThe purpose of this study is to discuss the reform in teaching profession in higher education – new teacher roles are needed to implement competence-based curriculum and to answer the competence requirements of working life.Design/methodology/approachThe study is based on innovation pedagogy emphasizing the socio-cultural theory and the constructivist view of learning developed to encompass the social and cultural customs of a particular community and its ways of operating.FindingsThe study extends the concept of innovation pedagogy to include new teacher roles to support the goal of how to ensure the development of students’ innovation competences.Originality/valueThe results are useful for those who want to outreach and engage in pedagogical and didactical development in higher education and increase the external impact of the higher education institution. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png On the Horizon Emerald Publishing

The changing world has implications on the higher education and the teaching profession

On the Horizon , Volume 26 (1): 8 – Mar 12, 2018

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1074-8121
DOI
10.1108/OTH-02-2017-0008
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Abstract

PurposeThe purpose of this study is to discuss the reform in teaching profession in higher education – new teacher roles are needed to implement competence-based curriculum and to answer the competence requirements of working life.Design/methodology/approachThe study is based on innovation pedagogy emphasizing the socio-cultural theory and the constructivist view of learning developed to encompass the social and cultural customs of a particular community and its ways of operating.FindingsThe study extends the concept of innovation pedagogy to include new teacher roles to support the goal of how to ensure the development of students’ innovation competences.Originality/valueThe results are useful for those who want to outreach and engage in pedagogical and didactical development in higher education and increase the external impact of the higher education institution.

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On the HorizonEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 12, 2018

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