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Exploring practice and participation in transition to postgraduate social science study

By Jane Tobbell, Victoria O'Donnell and Maria Zammit

Abstract

This project aims to understand the processes of inclusion and transition into postgraduate education.\ud Whilst there has been a research focus on transitions in schools and transitions to undergraduate study, postgraduate study has largely been ignored. This project includes the voices of both staff and students in generating data that has enabled the formulation of practical recommendations to HEIs surrounding the design of postgraduate learning environments and, importantly, recommendations for students and staff for managing learning and ensuring inclusion

Topics: H1, LB2300
Publisher: HEA
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.hud.ac.uk:7755

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