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Title Universities in transition : Foregrounding social contexts of knowledge in the first year experience / edited by Heather Brook, Deane Fergie, Michael Maeorg and Dee Michell.

Publication Info. Adelaide (S.A.) : University of Adelaide Press, ©2014.


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Description 1 online resource (1 electronic resource (i-xi, 262 pages))) : digital
Note Title from opening screen (viewed December 2, 2014).
Summary Navigating student transition in higher education.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / Heather Brook, Deane Fergie, Michael Maeorg and Dee Michell -- Pt. 1. Reconceptualising : transition and universities -- 1. Navigating student transition in higher education : induction, development, becoming / Trevor Gale and Stephen Parker -- 2. University transitions in practice : research-learning, fields and their communities of practice / Deane Fergie -- Pt. 2. Revealing : 'non-traditional' student groups in higher education -- 3. Classism on campus? Exploring and extending understandings of social class in the contemporary higher education debate / Angelique Bletsas and Dee Michell -- 4. Reframing 'the problem' : students from low socio-economic status backgrounds transitioning to university / Marcia Devlin and Jade McKay -- 5. Changing social relations in higher education : the first-year international student and the 'Chinese learner' in Australia / Xianlin Song -- 6. Relating experiences : Regional and remote students in their first year at university / Michael Maeorg -- Pt. 3. Realising : transformations on campus -- 7. The University of Adelaide Student Learning Hub : a case study of education co-creation / Pascale Quester, Kendra Backstrom and Slavka Kovacevic -- 8. Thinking critically about critical thinking in the First-Year experience / Chris Beasley and Benito Cao -- 9. Knowing students / Heather Brook and Dee Michell.
Language English.
Subject Student aspirations -- Australia.
College freshmen -- Australia.
Study skills -- Australia -- South Australia.
College integration -- Australia -- South Australia.
Critical thinking -- Australia -- South Australia.
College freshmen. (OCoLC)fst00867802
College integration. (OCoLC)fst00867856
Critical thinking. (OCoLC)fst00883692
Student aspirations. (OCoLC)fst01135859
Study skills. (OCoLC)fst01136216
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
South Australia. (OCoLC)fst01206258
Added Author Brook, Heather, editor.
Fergie, Deane, editor.
Maeorg, Michael, editor.
Michell, Dee, editor.
University of Adelaide.
Added Title Foregrounding social contexts of knowledge in the first year experience
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