Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

Transition from first to second semester: trading off study, work and life

By Muir Houston and Russell Rimmer

Abstract

This research is directed towards the conference aim of investigating transitions where participation in higher education has been widened. Recent empirical work has established that both traditional- and non-traditional entrants to full-time higher education may make trade offs between academic study and demands or interests in other parts of their lives. This is particularly so over the course of the first year of study and in making the transition to the second year. The intention is to build on these findings and explore a dynamic theory of how students reduce academic load while pursuing academic success and maintaining involvements in other activities

OAI identifier: oai:eresearch.qmu.ac.uk:588
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/588... (external link)
  • Suggested articles


    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.