Continuing success of a strategy to support accelerated nursing students at two diverse campuses

Schaffer, Sally, Doggrell, Sheila, & Polkinghorne, Adam (2013) Continuing success of a strategy to support accelerated nursing students at two diverse campuses. In First Year Higher Education (FYHE 2013), 7-10 July 2013, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington.

Abstract

A strategy initiated in 2010 to support and improve the retention rate of diverse cohorts of accelerated nursing students at two QUT campuses continued to be successful in 2012. An additional procedure involving the formation of learning communities was trialled in 2012 to address the social dimension of learning and assist in enhancing the quality of accelerated nurse’s first year university experience. A supported formative assessment activity was planned to allow the students to collaborate in learning communities.

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ID Code: 63504
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: accelerated students, nursing , bioscience, learning communities, formative assessment
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Biomedical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 20 Oct 2013 23:47
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2013 03:20

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