Pre registration opportunities for social work degree students

Hagyard, Andy and Watling, Sue and Crawford, Karin (2009) Pre registration opportunities for social work degree students. In: 11th Joint Social Work Education Conference and the 3rd UK Social Work Research Conference, 8-10 July 2009, University of Hertfordshire.

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Pre-registration opportunities for social work students
Presentation given at the11th Joint Social Work Education Conference and the 3rd UK Social Work Research Conference, University of Hertfordshire 8-10 July 2009
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Abstract

Opportunity for potential students, with an offer of a place, to access a site on Blackboard PRIOR to induction week with aim to ease the transition process. Site offers preparatory content for academic, social and practical challenges of Higher Education and includes discussion board for contact with staff and existing students for queries, support and reassurance. Project is an example of proactive management of transition to higher education, seen as key to student retention and success.

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Additional Information:Opportunity for potential students, with an offer of a place, to access a site on Blackboard PRIOR to induction week with aim to ease the transition process. Site offers preparatory content for academic, social and practical challenges of Higher Education and includes discussion board for contact with staff and existing students for queries, support and reassurance. Project is an example of proactive management of transition to higher education, seen as key to student retention and success.
Keywords:transition, student experience, higher education, social work
Subjects:X Education > X342 Academic studies in Higher Education
Divisions:College of Social Science > Centre for Educational Research & Development (CERD)
ID Code:1920
Deposited By: Sue Watling
Deposited On:01 Jul 2009 12:19
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 08:33

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