Parallel session 6

Tuesday 16:15-17:15

Auditorium – Paper Session

P63 – Using “reading rooms” to encourage departmental affiliation.
P36 – “Bridging the gap” Investigating the transition between secondary vocational education and higher education, to find grounds for decreasing dropout rates in first year of higher education.

Keywords: Transition from highschool/college to HEResearch on FYEBelonging (socially, academic)Physical spacesLearning communitiesTransition to second yearRetention

Chair: Jens-Christian Navarro Poulsen

Seminar room A – 1h Paper Session

P45 – Realising the potential of student leaders in facilitating the transition into higher education for first-year students.

Keywords: Transition from highschool/college to HEPeer mentoringHealth and well-being

Chair: Stuart Brand

Seminar room C – Paper session

P18 – Strategies for increasing engagement, social inclusion and success of minority students in the first year in higher education.
P46 – On Reducing the Number of At-Risk Chinese Students

Keywords: Transition from highschool/college to HEBelonging (socially, academic)Induction (Orientation)Research on FYERetentionBig Data

Chair: Sarah Lawther

Seminar room E – 1h Workshop

W32 – “richtig einsteigen.” – Engaging faculty and central units in creating an integrated first year programme

Keywords: Active learningStudy SkillsCurriculum

Dance room – Paper session

P14 – Balancing education and campus experience for the local student: Making Fresher’s Week Relevant to All
P42 – How do we prepare students for their new lives at university?

Keywords: Student diversityCommuter (or local) studentsStudent perspectiveTransition from highschool/college to HEResearch on FYEInduction (Orientation)Retention

Chair: Erkki Härkönen

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