Developing communities of support

Thompson, Jamie, Reimann, Nicola, White, Alan, Shanahan, Donal and Shao, Chun Hua (2009) Developing communities of support. In: International Personal Tutoring and Academic Advising Conference (HEA/NACADA), 21 - 22 April 2009, Edge Hill University, Liverpool.

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Abstract

This workshop will engage participants with insights from planning, teaching and participating in a postgraduate module on ‘Supporting and Guiding Student Development’ for university staff. The module involves participants across roles and disciplines in attempts to create a community of learning, practice and support. Various processes are being used but central to the approach is sharing personal narratives and reflections. These begin from macro and micro considerations of student support, address issues of practice and policy and engage with evaluation and change. During this workshop, members of this living community (module participants and tutors) give a flavour of their experiences and then invite, support and facilitate participants to consider their own student support narratives and how this relates to the characteristics of a useful community of support.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: X100 Training Teachers
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Education and Lifelong Learning
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2010 07:39
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:41
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/1768

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