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Pleschová, G., Simon, E., Quinlan, K. M., Murphy, J., Roxa, T., Szabó, M. The Professionalisation of Academics as Teachers in Higher Education. European Science Foundation, Strasbourg, 2013. Pages: 32.
This report presents current knowledge on research aiming to improve the teaching abilities of scientists. The authors establish a set of nine principles of good teaching and outline six recommendations for the professionalization of teaching and student learning. These include the need to define professional standards for higher education teachers, measure teaching effectiveness and provide feedback, and allocate meaningful funding for educational development, amongst others.