On becoming an undergraduate : transition to university

Tindle, Elizabeth (1996) On becoming an undergraduate : transition to university. Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association, pp. 3-22.

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Abstract

This paper investigates the first year experience of undergraduates with a view to discovering some of the factors which determine a successful negotiation of the transitional phase. The paper begins with a theoretical framework of transition based on the three models of Van Gennep (1960), Viney (1980) and Tinto (1987) and applied to the educational transition from school to University. A new model of transition is presented which looks at the relationship between social and academic adjustment of students to university over time.

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ID Code: 55463
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: First presented at the inaugural FYHE Conference, QUT, Gardens Point Campus, July 1995. Submitted to journal by invitation.
ISSN: 1320-2480
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Administrative Services
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1996 ANZSSA
Deposited On: 30 Apr 2013 04:42
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2013 16:43

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