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Strategies for supporting first-year students

Chapter


Abstract


  • A common problem experienced by institutions, in the challenge to keep up with the "rapidly changing nature of tertiary education, student expectations and the workforce" ,1 is how to support first-year students in their learning. This chapter considers this observation from two aspects, curricular and co-curricular initiatives2 using as an illustration how two universities, the University of Canberra and Queensland University of Technology (QUT), have developed strategies to assist first-year law students in their transition to higher education.

UOW Authors


  •   Ailwood, Sarah
  •   Priest, Susan (external author)
  •   Yule, Jennifer (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • S. Ailwood, S. Priest & J. Yule, 'Strategies for supporting first-year students' in L. Wolff & M. Nicolae(eds), The first-year law experience: a new beginning (2014) 146-159.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9781925043105

Book Title


  • The first-year law experience: a new beginning

Start Page


  • 146

End Page


  • 159

Place Of Publication


  • Ultimo, NSW

Abstract


  • A common problem experienced by institutions, in the challenge to keep up with the "rapidly changing nature of tertiary education, student expectations and the workforce" ,1 is how to support first-year students in their learning. This chapter considers this observation from two aspects, curricular and co-curricular initiatives2 using as an illustration how two universities, the University of Canberra and Queensland University of Technology (QUT), have developed strategies to assist first-year law students in their transition to higher education.

UOW Authors


  •   Ailwood, Sarah
  •   Priest, Susan (external author)
  •   Yule, Jennifer (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • S. Ailwood, S. Priest & J. Yule, 'Strategies for supporting first-year students' in L. Wolff & M. Nicolae(eds), The first-year law experience: a new beginning (2014) 146-159.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9781925043105

Book Title


  • The first-year law experience: a new beginning

Start Page


  • 146

End Page


  • 159

Place Of Publication


  • Ultimo, NSW