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Success in Higher Education : Transitions to, Within and from University

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Success in Higher Education : Transitions to, Within and from University
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Success in Higher Education
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Transitions to, Within and from University
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Success in Higher Education : Transitions to, Within and from University
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Success in Higher Education : Transitions to, Within and from University
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Contents
  • Contents -- Editors and Contributors -- 1 Success in Higher Education -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Success and the Importance of Successful Transitions -- National Perspectives -- Change in Discourse -- Becoming a Professional: Sustaining and Nurturing Transitions -- Definitions of Success -- Student Success from Personal and Professional Perspectives -- Institutional Practices for Success -- Why is Success in Higher Education Important? -- Concerns with Higher Education -- The Journey to Success: Transitions to, Within and from University -- Part I: Transitions to University -- Part II: Transitions Within University -- Part III: Transitions from University -- Part IV: The Whole Journey -- What is in the Future for Success in Higher Education? -- Names and Terminology Used -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Transitions to University -- 2 Student Engagement for Student Success: Pre-commencement Strategies via KickStart -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Context and Design of the Study -- Resources and Activities Created for KickStart Units -- Data Collection -- Findings and Discussion -- Student Uptake of KickStart -- Opinions on Components of KickStart -- Perceived Student Benefits of KickStart and Their Link to KickStart Components -- Student Feedback on the KickStart Initiative -- Engagement -- Preparation -- Motivation -- Conclusion and Future Research -- References -- 3 Mentoring for Success: Programs to Support Transition to and from University -- Abstract -- Background -- Description of the Programs -- First STEP Mentoring Program -- Lucy Mentoring Program -- Evaluation -- Building Connections Through Mentoring -- First STEP: Connecting Students with Students and Academics -- Lucy Mentoring: Connecting Students with Professional Mentors -- Supporting Student Transition Through Mentoring
  • First STEP: Independent Learning Skills -- Lucy Mentoring: Supporting the Next Generation of Leaders -- First STEP -- Lucy Mentoring: Reflecting on the Journey -- Success Factors and Challenges -- First STEP -- Peer Mentors -- Time Commitment and Recognition of Volunteers -- Student Recruitment -- Lucy Mentoring -- Time -- Motivation and Professionalism -- Relationships -- Future Directions -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Prompts for Participant Reflections -- References -- 4 Evaluation Criteria for a Science Access Program: A Case Study at a South African University -- Abstract -- Background -- Measures of Success for Academic Development Programs -- The Bachelor of Science Four-Year Program -- Research Design -- Results and Discussion -- Retention and Throughput -- Student Opinions -- Evaluating the Success of the Program -- Retention -- Completion Rates -- Migration -- Comparison to Other Institutions -- Postgraduate Entries -- Student Experiences -- Conclusion -- References -- Transitions Within University -- 5 Student Approaches to Learning, Conceptions of Mathematics, and Successful Outcomes in Learning Mathematics -- Abstract -- Context -- Introduction -- Approaches to Learning -- Conceptions of Mathematics -- Student Performance -- Background -- Methodology -- Findings -- Student Results -- Student Approaches to Learning, Conceptions of Mathematics, and Results -- Discussion -- Mathematics Results -- Conceptions of Mathematics and Approaches to Learning -- Relevance of the Findings to Educators -- Mathematics Curriculum -- Students at Risk -- Role of Tertiary Educators -- Recommendation for Future Research -- Conclusion -- References -- 6 The Maths Arcade: A Tool for Supporting and Stretching Mathematics Undergraduates -- Abstract -- Context -- Background -- Challenges and Motivation -- Definition of Retention and Success
  • How to Measure Success? -- Retention and Success -- Department Strategy -- The Development of the Maths Arcade -- Getting Started -- Social Interaction -- The Games -- Puzzle of the Week -- Maths Support -- Outside Speakers and Other Events -- Initial Student Feedback -- Graduate Feedback -- Impact -- Dissemination and Adoption Elsewhere -- Differences -- Further Research -- Conclusion -- References -- 7 Practice and Practise in University: What Defines Success and How Does Online Assessment Support Achieving This? -- Abstract -- The Changing Nature of Learning Resources -- Disruptive Technology -- Non-linear and Adaptive Learning -- Online Tools for Assessment -- Online Assessment of Coding -- Assessment of Mathematics -- Problem Solving -- Comparative Judgement -- Conclusion -- References -- 8 Success Strategies for International Students in China -- Abstract -- Background -- Challenges -- Case Study -- Methodology -- Challenges and Interventions -- Language Barrier -- Diverse Educational Backgrounds -- Cultural Diversity -- Course Structure -- Findings -- Measures on Learner's Attitudes and Learning Performance -- Impact of Teaching Design on Learners' Attitudes -- Impact of Teaching Design on Learning Effectiveness -- Attendance -- Contribution to Teamwork -- Grades -- Discussion on General Effectiveness -- Implications -- Extended Stakeholders in an Internationalised Higher Education -- Richer Measures of Success in Higher Education -- A New Culture of Internationalisation -- Internationalisation as a Powerful Tool of Learning and Teaching -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- References -- 9 Peer Assisted Learning: Strategies to Increase Student Attendance and Student Success in Accounting -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Background -- Methodology -- Program Structure and Design -- Research Design -- Measures -- Results -- Improve My Grades
  • Pass This Unit -- To Receive Extra Help -- Lecturer's Prompting -- SI Leader's Prompting -- Knowledge Checking, and Social Aspects -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- 10 Student Representation in Large University Courses: A Model of Student Partnership -- Abstract -- Background -- Implementing a Program of Course Representatives -- Methodology -- Findings and Discussion -- Increased Insight into the Perspective of "the Other" -- Benefits for the Unit Convenor -- Course Representation as a Valuable Form of Feedback -- The Course Representative Program as an "Investment" -- Benefits for the Students -- Benefits for the Course Representatives -- Benefits for the University -- Issues Raised and Lessons Learned -- Lack of Awareness: The Importance of Support -- Student Shyness and Discomfort: The Importance of Familiarity -- Misinterpretation of the Representative Role -- The Importance of Closing the Feedback Loop -- Looking Forward -- Program Promotion -- Increasing the Accessibility of Representatives -- Preventing Misinterpretation of the Role -- Closing the Feedback Loop -- Limitations and Generalisability of the Present Study -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Interview Questions -- Appendix 2: Student Feedback on Course Representatives Program -- References -- 11 The Role of Leadership Education: Benefits and Challenges for At-Risk Students -- Abstract -- Background -- Overview of Leadership Education in Colleges and Universities -- Case Study: Emerging Leaders Institute -- Conclusion -- References -- Transitions from University -- 12 Three Modes of Work-Integrated Learning: Stories of Success -- Abstract -- Introduction -- The Work-Integrated Learning Literature -- PACE at Macquarie University -- Overview -- Mode 1: Internships -- Mode 1: Internships-Case Study -- Mode 2: Business-Mentored Competitions
  • Mode 2: Business-Mentored Competitions, Case Study -- Mode 3: Classroom-Based Projects -- Mode 3: Classroom-Based Projects, Case Study -- Implications and Lessons Learned -- Conclusion -- References -- 13 Sustainable Employability in Higher Education: Career Development Outside of the Curriculum -- Abstract -- Background -- Career Mission -- Career Programs -- Case Study: Career Accelerator Program -- Context -- Activities -- Outcomes -- Tim's Story -- Jack's Story -- Kelly's Story -- Case Study: Mock Interview and Assessment Centre Day -- Context -- Activities -- Outcomes -- Case Study: Research Scholarships Scheme -- Activities -- Outcomes -- Student Success Story-Oliver Morgan -- Conclusion -- References -- 14 Transitioning to Professional Work: A View from the Field -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Academic and Workplace Transitions -- Creating Professional Identities -- Views from the Field -- Implications -- Implications for Higher Education -- Implications for the Workplace -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Tuning Questionnaire for Civil Engineering Graduates -- Background Information -- Generic Skills -- Specific Skills -- References -- The Whole Journey -- 15 Success at University: The Student Perspective -- Abstract -- Background -- What Is Success to Current Students? -- Role Models -- Reason for Study -- How Do You Think University/Education Will Help You to Achieve Success? -- What Does Success at University Look Like to You? -- Are You Successful Now? -- What Success Means to the Authors -- Oliver -- Lisa -- Giang -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- 16 Academic Literacy Support: Teaching Along the Continuum -- Abstract -- Background -- Models of Support -- Case Study: Academic Language and Learning Support at Macquarie University -- Generic Workshops -- Generic Online Self-access Resources -- Discipline-Specific Online Resources
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