Learning Outcomes of Any Value? #HigherEd

Interesting article in Times Higher about 'Learning Outcomes' and the general impatience and disregard that most academics view them as - dangerous tickbox exercises rather than helping improve learning & teaching: "Professor Furedi, how do you get around learning outcomes?" a young lecturer asks me in a breakout session. I have just spent 10 minutes explaining the corrosive influence of learning outcomes on education to my audience at the recent Think Festival in The Hague. Nevertheless, I am…