- Using new data to track commencement to completion
- Using survey data to increase our understanding of at-risk groups
- Providing a context for strategy, support and policy at the national and institution level
- Closing the gap between research, policy and practice
- Using ‘student personas’ to assist staff to better deal with equity students
- Designing and implementing equity policy for higher completion rates
- The role of the institution in supporting student transitions
- Establishing an environment for student engagement across the institution
Also facilitating the mid conference Workshop B: How to establish an institutional approach to student engagement success and retention
In this interactive session you will have the opportunity to meet all the delegates in short 60 second bursts, exchanging business cards and setting up valuable conversation for the rest of the event.
- A comparative context, the UK and the USA
- How to re-recruit and re-engage students who have withdrawn
• Moving from a primary focus on recruitment to retention.
Director, National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education
- Learning designs that engage and involve
- Strategies to support and scaffold
- Providing a comfortable online classroom
- What does student success mean for the academic and institution?
- The link between retention and success
- How can an academic support student success?
- A workable (successful) transition and stepping ladder to HE for low SES
- Other second-chance/ non-traditional learners
- Preparation for undergraduate retention and success
- Enhancing the student experience
- Institutional frameworks to measure engagement and monitor standards
- What do we label success?
- Better preparing students for the pressures of tertiary education
- Tested approaches to curriculum renewal and reform to better support student learning, success and retention
- Meeting the needs of the student customer
- Designing a dynamic environment for student success
- Learning, unlearning and relearning as we go
In this interactive session you will gain a better understanding of all the organisations present and the different challenges they face.
- Embedding effective faculty partnerships across the institution
- Establishing and maintaining good first year experience practices
- Why attrition occurs
- Making better selections at the beginning
- Working to retain apprentices
- What makes a good employer?
- Working effectively with employers
- Identifying avenues to incorporate the Swinburne Connect initiative into a university wide program
- Creating our intervention system to better engage and retain students
Also facilitating the Pre–Workshop Conference A: How to utilise learning analytics to improve student support
• Helping students create a mindset of high expectations for themselves to support excellent progress in their learning