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.
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
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.