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Accounting First Steps Saturday with LSE LIFE

LSE LIFE offers departments and programmes the support and space to run events that enhance the student experience. Academic Developer Jenny Stowar’s post explains what happened when new Accounting undergraduates attended a welcome session in LSE LIFE, aimed at welcoming students to the department and at helping students to meet and work together from the very beginning of their […]

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Student transitions and liminal spaces

In this post, and ahead of the the Teaching and Learning Centre’s workshop ‘Student transistions: an academic literacies approach’ on 28 November, Dr Jenni Carr considers the role of threshold concepts and liminal space in successful student learning.

Often we talk about student transitions in terms of recruitment, retention and achievement, or as one colleague remembers being told during teacher training […]

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    How do we effectively help students during the transition period? Some views from across LSE

How do we effectively help students during the transition period? Some views from across LSE

With our focus on transitions, staff across the School share how they help students move from school pupil to university student. We’re interested to see your comments below- what do you think students need during this period; have you got any tricks or tips? What do you wish your students knew about the first few months as a university […]

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Learner identity and the transition into higher education

Before the teaching term gets underway it is timely for us all to consider the wider context of the higher education experience and reflect not only on what we want to teach students but also on the effect that life at university might have on them generally. This week’s post features two recent studies that focus on the transition into university and the influence that university life has on the […]

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Resource of the week: outduction

Much time and space is given to supporting students as they transition into university life at all levels. This week’s resource looks at Outduction, a collaborative project between Kingston University and the University of Bradford that aimed to improve understanding of the experience of students in their final year of undergraduate study. Examples of projects undertaken to examine final year experiences are highlighted as […]

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