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Author New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators. Conference (5th : 2005 : Manukau Institute of Technology)

Title Access to higher education : bridging education in New Zealand : proceedings of the 5th Conference of the New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators / edited by Helen Anderson
Published Auckland, N.Z. : Pearson Education New Zealand, 2006

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Description v, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Refereed conference papers. 1. Developing self-regulated learners through bridging programs: an innovative approach to the integrative inclusion of 'study skills' in curricula / Tasman Bedford -- 2. Six students' stories: what can bridging educators learn from senior secondary school leavers? / Chris Coutts -- 3. Retention and success in tertiary education: "it's a belonging thing" / Trent Mabbett, Alison Schmidt and Don Houston -- 4. Supporting students over the first hurdle / Alison Schmidt, Trent Mabbett and Don Houston -- 5. "I have learnt from each other" - a pilot study of co-operative workshops to improve the academic writing of first year nurses / Helen Scott, Gwynneth Jansen and Ingrid Vinkenvleugel -- 6. Strategies for creating successful transition into tertiary education for equity students / Jenny Silburn -- Conference papers. 7. Delivering a tertiary entry program to indigenous students in a high security Queensland correctional centre / Laurie Armstrong -- 8. The Kellogg experience - so much more than a nice way to start the day / David Coltman -- 9. Can computer-generated faces (avatars) serve as aids (aides) in the classroom? / Trevor Craig -- 10. Improving tertiary student outcomes in the first year of study: what your students may not tell you / Bonni Dewart and Linda Rowan -- 11. Success through SOLO / Verna Harford, Robin Bellingham and Adriana Romantan -- 12. Students' perceptions of their involvement in a literacy and numeracy bridging course: research-in-progress / Jerry Hoffman -- 13. Keeping them coming: establishing a peer mentoring programme using action research / Margaret Mackereth -- 14. Why do they leave us? Findings from research into leaving early from initial teacher education / Victoria Trembath -- 15. Evaluating the 'success' of a bridging (foundation) programme / Simon Walters and Kitt Foreman
Summary 'Access to Higher Education: Bridging Education in New Zealand' contains fifteen chapters written by highly regarded New Zealand and Australian researchers and practitioners in the field of bridging and foundation learning. These chapters contain significant work on literacy, numeracy, science and skills for living. Pedagogy and policy are also addressed. This material was first presented as papers at the 5th Conference of the New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators. It is an important collection of papers on research and practice aimed at tutors, teachers, lecturers, researchers and policy developers committed to creating workable access into higher education for bridging and foundation students. * Introduction (Helen Anderson) Refereed conference papers * Developing self-regulated learners through bridging programs: an innovative approach to the integrative inclusion of 'study skills' in curricula (Tasman Bedford) * Six students' stories: What can bridging educators learn from senior secondary school leavers (Chris Coutts) * Retention and success in tertiary education: "it's a belonging thing" (Trent Mabbett, Alison Schmidt and Don Houston) * Supporting students over the first hurdle (Alison Schmidt, Trent Mabbett and Don Houston) * "I have learnt from each other" - A pilot study of co-operative workshops to improve the academic writing of first year nurses (Helen Scott, Gwynneth Jansen and Ingrid Vinkenvleugel) * Strategies for creating successful transition into tertiary education for equity students (Jenny Silburn) Conference papers * Delivering a tertiary entry program to indigenous students in a high security Queensland correctional centre (Laurie Armstrong) * The Kellogg experience - so much more than a nice way to start the day (David Coltman) * Can computer generated faces (Avatars) serve as aids (aides) in the classroom? (Trevor Craig) * Improving tertiary student outcomes in the first year of study: What your students may not tell you (Bonnie Dewart and Linda Rowan) * Success through SOLO (Verna Harford, Robin Bellingham and Adriana Romantan) * Students' perceptions of their involvement in a literacy and numeracy bridging course - research in progress (Jerry Hoffman) * Keeping them coming: Establishing a peer mentoring programme using action research (Margaret Mackereth) * Why do they leave us? Findings from research into leaving early from initial teacher education (Victoria Trembath) * Evaluating the 'success' of a bridging (foundation) programme (Simon Walters and Kitt Foreman)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Donation
Subject College freshmen -- New Zealand -- Congresses.
College student development programs -- New Zealand -- Congresses.
Developmental studies programs -- New Zealand -- Congresses.
Developmental studies programs -- New Zealand.
Education, Higher -- New Zealand -- Congresses.
Educational equalization -- New Zealand -- Congresses.
Low-income college students.
Universities and colleges -- New Zealand -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Anderson, Helen.
Manukau Institute of Technology.
ISBN 1877371327
Other Titles Bridging education in New Zealand