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Developing Frameworks to Improve Student Retention

Developing Frameworks to Improve Student Retention

Ahead of the 2017 Student Retention and Success Summit we chat to Deborah West, Associate Professor at Charles Darwin University. Deborah, who headed the Let’s Talk Learning Analytics project, explores the objectives of the Let’s Talk framework, as well as the findings from the project’s institutional and academic level surveys.
James Cook University - Not Leaving Student Success to Chance

James Cook University - Not Leaving Student Success to Chance

Ahead of the 2017 Student Retention and Success Summit we chat to Sally Kift, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at James Cook University.

Sally, who was awarded a Senior Fellowship by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) in 2006 to investigate the first year student experience, shares with us James Cook University’s (JCU) holistic curriculum approach that is improving student retention through personalised student support services and intentional curriculum design.