Exploring threshold concepts in your discipline
Teaching & Learning
Threshold concepts are discipline-specific concepts that govern ways of knowing, thinking and perceiving. ‘A threshold concept can be considered as akin to a portal, opening up a new and previously inaccessible way of thinking about something’ (Meyer & Land, 2006).
Distinct from key concepts, threshold concepts are often tacit and difficult to distinguish from core content, involving uncomfortable cognitive and emotional repositioning for students. This workshop is hands-on; together we will unpack these transformative understandings.
Presenter: Dr Fran Bussey
This event will be held 12.00pm – 1.00pm on Tuesday 25 August 2020. Please join us by registering here.