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The University of Cumbria is a university in Cumbria, England. Its headquarters are in Carlisle. and other major campuses are at Penrith, Ambleside and Lancaster. It was established in 2007, with roots extending back to the Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts established in 1822 and Charlotte Mason teacher training College in the 1890s. The university is based upon the idea of a "distributed learning network", so that teaching takes place both at the university's main campuses, and at colleges of further education around Cumbria, a rural county that includes the Lake District. As well as its work in the areas of the arts, health and teacher training, the university has a faculty of Arts, Business and Science which, as well as the subjects in its title, incorporates a full range of courses including law, computing, and police studies. Sciences include Forestry, Land Management, Forensic Science and Environment. University of Cumbria is notable for being one of only a handful of chosen universities in the country to be accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: University of Cumbria)

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Book Review: Transformative Learning Support Models in Higher Education

Sarah Ward considers a work which brings together perspectives on learner support from academics, librarians and student support professionals.

January 2009, issue58, review

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