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Transition in, through and out of higher education, international case studies and best practice, edited by Ruth Matheson, Sue Tangney and Mark Sutcliffe

Abstract
Transition In, Through and Out of Higher Education: International Case Studies and Best Practice recognises that the initial steps into undergraduate education mark only the beginning of the journey for students, and that the journey involves other significant transition points that students need to negotiate. By providing theoretical knowledge alongside practical guidance and resources, this book helps those involved in university teaching guide students through their experiences and develop into autonomous, reflective learners. active learningcoping with change and increasing complexitydeveloping partnership workingencouraging independence and autonomyevaluation of effectiveness of developments to teaching practice.From exploring the underlying pedagogy related to the theme to identifying the major challenges for students at key transitional points, Transition offers a comprehensive grounding to generate and inspire creative teaching that in turn enables students to better engage in the transition process. A highly practical and accessible resource, this book is suitable for all higher education staff involved in supporting students' transition in, through and out of university.promoting engagementPutting student engagement at the centre of teaching, Transition In, Through and Out of Higher Education: International Case Studies and Best Practice includes case studies to illuminate best practice, with resources and activities that can be used and adapted to address the individual needs of students. Addressing a wide range of themes, it considers: social and academic integrationthe need for belonging and identity
Table Of Contents
Transition through the student lifecycle -- Identifying student need -- Developing belonging, community and creating professional identity -- Managing and setting expectations -- Promoting engagement, active learning and student ownership -- Developing academic integration -- Developing social integration -- Developing self -- Evaluating the effectiveness of transition activities -- Student stories contributor biographies
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
First edition.
Physical Description
1 online resource (265 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781315545332

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