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Whole Brain® Learning in Higher Education by Theo Bothma, Detken Scheepers, Pieter du Toit, Ann-Louise de Boer

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Professional development

Abstract:

This chapter explores ideas on what professional development entails and how to go about one’s development as lecturer. The notion of transforming one’s practice by applying the principles of innovative ideas forms its core. Professional development includes an array of related areas, such as peer mentoring, scholarly reflection and scholarship of teaching.

Keywords

professional development

action research

scholarly reflection

peer mentoring

multiple intelligences

scholarship of teaching

The key words for this chapter are included in the form of the following poem, which is made up of haikus. It demonstrates our claim in the prologue to our book that we advocate Whole Brain® communication. The haikus ...

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