Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
. . . and wishing you a very happy new year.
Added by Jill Anderson on December 26, 2012 at 12:47 — No Comments
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Effective Assessment in a Digital Age is aimed at those in higher and further education who design assessment and feedback for their learners. The guide draws on recent JISC reports and case studies from different contexts and modes of learning to explore the relationship between technology-enhanced assessment and feedback practices and meaningful, well-supported learning experiences. …Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on December 15, 2012 at 21:30 — No Comments
The Department of Educational Research at Lancaster University is launching a new online PhD - by coursework and thesis - in Education and Social Justice. It's a part-time programme undertaken entirely online, over 4 years. The programme is designed to enable experienced professionals worldwide to focus on, and research, social justice issues that are at the heart of their own professional practice and concerns.…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on December 14, 2012 at 15:02 — No Comments
The goal of AHSN’s will be 'to improve patient and population health outcomes by translating research into practice and developing and implementing integrated health care systems'. This document sets out the draft designation and establishment process.
Added by Jill Anderson on December 14, 2012 at 12:25 — No Comments
The first mainstream text to reconsider the traditional emphasis for what is commonly known as 'abnormal psychology'. Providing a comprehensive account of mental distress, this text challenges your preconceptions about what you think you know about mental health. Includes a foreword by award winning Richard Bentall and a chapter from service users.
Seven new collections of web links are evolving on bundlr:
(1) 'service user and carer involvement in education' draws together university involvement pages and other related resources:
(2) 'psychiatric medication and ECT' draws together resources which may be of use in teaching in this area:…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on December 11, 2012 at 17:18 — No Comments
The CLI is a joint learning program involving students from different professional backgrounds, specialising in mental health. The focus of the CLI is on interdisciplinary working and applying different theoretical perspectives, including service user and carer perspectives. Service users and carers work as integral members of the teaching team meaning they were involved in the design, delivery, evaluation and dissemination of the fully interdisciplinary…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on December 11, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments
In 1978, the British sociologist Mildred Blaxter called upon other scholars in the field to pay more attention to medical diagnosis, both as a category and as a process. More than thirty years later, she published an authoritative autobiographical paper that critically reflected upon the diagnostic pathway which led to the identification of her own, ultimately fatal cancer. Her insights into the nuances of diagnostic processes within the health care system provide important clues to the…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on December 10, 2012 at 14:57 — No Comments
I've started a collection of links on 'bundlr' relating to wellbeing and the academic context. You can access it here. If you'd like to help build it, then join 'bundlr' and let me know and I'l add you as a contributor. Alternatively please post relevant links here and/or email them to me.
Join bundlr: http://bundlr.com
Added by Jill Anderson on December 9, 2012 at 21:33 — No Comments
Of interest to anyone in education, this handbook will help you provide a high quality learning experience to an increasingly diverse student body who bring with them a richness of background, ability and talents. Capturing the work of the Inclusive Learning and Teaching Project at the University of Sheffield, this handbook provides some ideas and examples of practical steps that can be easily taken within the classroom and beyond to minimise the barriers to learning and…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on December 9, 2012 at 21:28 — No Comments
Community psychology is a fast-developing discipline and is one of the most exciting areas of psychology. But how do different countries around the world respond to their own unique socio-economic challenges and can community psychology provide the much-needed solutions?
Taking a uniquely global perspective to mental distress, this textbook provides a refreshing account of this dynamic field. Written by an international team of experts with the needs of students…
Added by Jill Anderson on December 8, 2012 at 14:19 — No Comments