Evaluating the impact of the Learning Centre on student learning and satisfaction

Padro, Fernando F. and Frederiks, Anita (2013) Evaluating the impact of the Learning Centre on student learning and satisfaction. In: 22nd Annual Teaching Learning Forum (TL 2013): Design, Develop, Evaluate: The Core of the Learning Environment , 7-8 Feb 2013, Perth, Western Australia.

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Abstract

This paper discusses the importance of evaluating the impact of the Learning Centre on student learning and satisfaction at a regional university with a significant online presence. The foci of this article are the aspiration and challenges in creating a database to begin a formal self-evaluation process to help determine the benefits that student learning support programs have on student learning accomplishments in academic programs. An argument is made for how to evaluate a mature student learning support program in an era of change and high accountability expectations and how this framework will shape the creation and use of a database using existing data heretofore not collected, with potential capacity for linkages to other campus student record databases.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright Fernando F. Padro and Anita Frederiks. The authors assign to the TL Forum and not for profit educational institutions a non-exclusive licence to reproduce this article for personal use or for institutional teaching and learning purposes, in any format, provided that the article is used and cited in accordance with the usual academic conventions.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Learning and Teaching Support Unit
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2013 02:33
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2017 04:04
Uncontrolled Keywords: CAS standards; learning activity programs; learning centre; self-evaluation; TEQSA
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130309 Learning Sciences
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/22999

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