Ways to engage tertiary preparation students in transformative learning

Penno, Julie (2013) Ways to engage tertiary preparation students in transformative learning. In: 16th International First Year in Higher Education Conference (FYHE 2013), 7-10 Jul 2013, Wellington, New Zealand.

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Abstract

This article concentrates on the Study Skills Management strand of the TPP7120 Studying to Succeed course in the Tertiary Preparation Program (TPP) at the University of Southern Queensland. Upon successful completion, TPP provides direct entry to a USQ undergraduate program. Due to the content of the program, it has the ability to actively engage participating students in transformative learning whilst successful completion increases the students self confidence. TPP 7120 is a scaffolded two credit course which serves as an introduction to academic communication and study management skills through the teaching of generic academic and study skills. TPP is delivered online and by distance mode and is also delivered face to face on four campus sites in a collaborative facilitating framework. Students also have the opportunity to request hard copy materials and resources. There is an active online social forum which deals predominantly with questions relating to the course.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © Copyright of articles is retained by author/s. As an open access journal, articles are free to use, with proper attribution, in educational and other non-commercial settings. Also available from: https://fyhejournal.com/
Faculty / Department / School: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2013 05:01
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2017 23:51
Fields of Research : 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170103 Educational Psychology
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930103 Learner Development
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.5204/intjfyhe.v4i1.169
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/24272

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