Learning Support: Student Perceptions and Preferences

Peck, Julia and Chilvers, Lloyd and Lincoln, Yvonne (2010) Learning Support: Student Perceptions and Preferences. Art, Design and Communication in Higher Education, 9 (2). pp. 135-149. ISSN 1474-273X

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Abstract

This research draws on a small focus group discussion using third year undergraduates. Students shared perceptions of learning support and were encouraged to identify and rank their preferences for learning support. A number of important themes emerged, including students’ lack of awareness of some existing avenues of support, a request for parity of access to Academic Learning Support Assistants and the need for academic tutors to be supportive. Support from academic tutors that manages the process from dependence to independent learning whilst providing advice that moves from the general to the specific was requested.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Learning support, widening participation, student preferences and perceptions
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Art and Design > Photography
Research Priority Areas: Being Human - Past, Present & Future
Depositing User: Julia Peck
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2016 08:34
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2016 17:13
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/3296

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