Heutagogy in Post-Graduate Education: Cognitive Advantages for Higher Degree Online Students

Sue Gregory, Michelle Bannister-Tyrrell, Jennifer Charteris, Adele Nye
  • November 2017, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-0468-1_32-1

Heutagogy in Post-Graduate Education: Cognitive Advantages for Higher Degree Online Students

What is it about?

Higher degree research students are important in all universities and it is imperative that these students be supported throughout their postgraduate journey. The increase of technology in education delivery services has given rise to the need of educators to reconsider pedagogical practices when determining learning pathways for students, particularly postgraduate students. Traditional learning models often use a pedagogical approach to content delivery where the role of teacher is to design and control the learning process. Heutagogy allows for opportunities for transformative learning through technology, bridging the tyranny of distance for students unable to physically attend tertiary institutions.

Why is it important?

Traditional learning models often use a pedagogical approach to content delivery where the role of teacher is to design and control the learning process.

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The following have contributed to this page: Dr Jennifer Charteris and Dr Adele Nye