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Durham University

School of Education

Staff Profile

Publication details for Prof Ray Land

Land, R. (2015). Facilitating the Academy through Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge. In On the Facilitation of the Academy. Wiewiura, J. & Westergaard, E. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. 17-29.

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However we decide to facilitate the Academy, our deliberations will eventually, inevitably, oblige us to consider the Academy’s curriculum, the nature of the knowledge we wish our students to encounter, and the nature of their learning and engagement. We need also to contemplate the kinds of attributes our graduates will need as they enter society and employment in the coming century.