Kerry-Lee Krause L&T week presentation – Reconceptualising first year experiences

  • Kerry-Lee recommends the book Student Success in College – Creating Conditions that Matter (Kuh et al)
  • To achieve conditions that matter often takes ten years
  • Policy context includes:
    • Social, economic, moral imperative to educate our population
    • Widening participation agenda
    • Student-demand-driven funding system
    • Higher education in TAFE, pathways
    • Demonstrable standards and evidence of quality (student retention, progression, success)
  • Ken Robertson – creativity in education author (eg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY)
  • Report: The first year experience in Australian Universities: Findings from 1994 -2009

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Associate Professor at Macquarie University.
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