Intensive Mode Teaching Explained Using Threshold Concepts

Sally Male, Stuart Crispin, Phil Hancock

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Abstract

In this chapter we outline findings of research into the impact of intensive mode teaching (IMT) on student experiences of threshold concepts. In attaining threshold concepts student learners must enter and traverse the liminal space – the state when a threshold concept has come into view, but the student has yet to completely master it. Our research identifies and explain factors that support students in traversing the liminal space within the shortened delivery time of IMT.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThreshold Concepts on the Edge
EditorsJulie Timmermans, Ray Land
Place of PublicationLeiden; Boston
PublisherBrill
Chapter7
Pages101-112
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)978-90-04-41997-1
ISBN (Print)978-90-04-41995-7, 978-90-04-41996-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2020

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