Dr John Issitt

Profile

Biography

I am a National Teaching Fellow and Provost of Langwith College. I have taught in schools, prisons, further education colleges and with the Open University for many years. I teach extensively on the undergraduate programme and supervises students at Masters level as well as teaching a programme for gifted and talented youth. I develops innovative approaches to learning in higher education particularly in collaborative writing and peer assessment.

Research

Overview

My main interests are in the structure and presentation of knowledge and I pursue this interest through the study of educational media and through the history of ideas as related to education and learning. I study the micro-politics of educational engagement in a range of learning situations.

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Contact details

D/P/001 (previously L/D001)
Department of Education
University of York
York
YO10 5DD

Tel: +44 (0)1904 323414