Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Workshop @ UOW: Effective teaching and support of students from low socioeconomic status backgrounds

Date: Wednesday 17th October Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm Location: 67.104

Presenter: Professor Karen Nelson
Karen Nelson is the Director, Student Success and Retention at Queensland University of Technology. From 2008-2010 she was the Director, First Year

This session will focus on introducing the conceptual framework “bridging socio-cultural incongruity that was adopted for the project. The framework will be illustrated by drawing on the themes emerging from the data and then will provide an opportunity to consider the practical advice and guidelines that arose from the project.
• The conceptual framework of the project
• Deficit conceptions
• Bridging social incongruity
• Themes from the data
• Practical advice and guidelines

Please RSVP to lisa_thomas@uow.edu.au by Friday 12th October to indicate if you will be attending


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