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A holistic approach to the support and engagement of first year students : a retention strategy.

Nelson, Karen J., Clarke, John A., & Kift, Sally M. (2009) A holistic approach to the support and engagement of first year students : a retention strategy. In The 4th Annual European First Year Experience Conference, 13-15 May 2009, University of Groningen/University Medical Center, Groningen. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Institutions should enact holistic approaches that address students’ personal, social and academic engagement in the early weeks of first year to facilitate retention (Nelson, Kift & Clarke, 2008). This holistic approach is central to the FYE program at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), which was established to maximise learning engagement and hence positively influence the retention of commencing students.

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ID Code: 28433
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Additional Information: PowerPoint presentation that accompanies the submitted abstract
Keywords: first-year, attrition, transition, engagement, at-risk, student support, HERN
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development (130202)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Counselling (130305)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Chancellery
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Please consult the authors.
Deposited On: 05 Nov 2009 16:29
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2010 00:07

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