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Your tutor is your friend\ud Reflections on the first year: Using experiential learning in first year as an induction tool for 2nd year nursing students

By Kath MacDonald and Helen Riddell


The somophoreslump theory suggests that after an enthusiastic first year, students experience a slump in second year, which results in poorer outcomes and increased attrition rates1 QAA Enhancement theme (2008) asks, “what do we want students to get from their first year?” We asked students to reflect on their first year experience in order to identify their learning and perhaps reduce the potential for a slump during second yea

Year: 2009
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