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Tertiary Education: Teaching and Learning

There have been many radical changes to the organisation of higher education in the last 50 years, with the creation of a variety of different types of further and higher education institutions. In this new socioeconomic landscape, entrepreneurial and innovative higher education organisations try to connect teaching and research with the so-called real-world learning activities. This means that their students and researchers not only capture new knowledge but also recognise their involvement in socioeconomic development. This entry discusses three trends in higher education—(1) hybrid learning approaches, (2) e-learning, and (3) an emphasis on organisational sustainability—and their implications for teaching and learning processes.

Newer Generations’ Needs and Hybrid Learning Approaches

Higher education systems have increasingly focused on effectiveness, employability, and job market requirements (Entwistle & Ramsden, 2015). ...

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