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Using Psychometric Analysis to Personalise Teaching and Support

Using Psychometric Analysis to Personalise Teaching and Support

Ahead of the 2017 Student Retention and Success Summit we chat to Mark King, Director of Educational Delivery Services at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). Mark discusses how UNSW is encouraging student effectiveness by using psychometric analysis and cognitive interactivity to personalise the student experience.
Developing Frameworks to Improve Student Retention

Developing Frameworks to Improve Student Retention

Ahead of the 2017 Student Retention and Success Summit we chat to Deborah West, Associate Professor at Charles Darwin University. Deborah, who headed the Let’s Talk Learning Analytics project, explores the objectives of the Let’s Talk framework, as well as the findings from the project’s institutional and academic level surveys.
James Cook University - Not Leaving Student Success to Chance

James Cook University - Not Leaving Student Success to Chance

Ahead of the 2017 Student Retention and Success Summit we chat to Sally Kift, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at James Cook University.

Sally, who was awarded a Senior Fellowship by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) in 2006 to investigate the first year student experience, shares with us James Cook University’s (JCU) holistic curriculum approach that is improving student retention through personalised student support services and intentional curriculum design.



Journey Mapping Student Journeys to Enhance Experience and Aid Retention

Journey Mapping Student Journeys to Enhance Experience and Aid Retention

Ahead of the Student Retention and Success Summit 2018 we chat to Mark Young, Senior Manager of Sales and Customer Experience at La Trobe University. In this article Mark shares details of La Trobe’s reworked student experience framework that leverages student feedback and journey mapping to enhance overall experience.

Building a Student Employability Framework to Aid Student Engagement and Retention

Building a Student Employability Framework to Aid Student Engagement and Retention

Ahead of the Student Retention and Success Summit 2018 we chat to Dr. Dino Willox, Director of Student Employability at the University of Queensland (UQ). In this article Dino shares details of UQ’s Student Employability framework which is shifting learning from the didactic to the experiential and aiding overall engagement and retention. 

Retaining the Modern Student: Exploring the Impact of Technology on Student Engagement and Motivation

Retaining the Modern Student: Exploring the Impact of Technology on Student Engagement and Motivation

Ahead of the Student Retention and Success Summit 2018 we chat to Dr Diana Collett, Student Counsellor and Head of Teaching & Learning Development at the University of South Australia. In this article Diana explores the modern student psyche and delves into how she is working to shift student attitudes toward their studies and improve engagement through a focus on the grit-mindset.