Tag: tertiary bridging program

Insights into attrition from university-based enabling programs

Author: Cheryl Bookallil and Bobby Harreveld CQUniversity, Australia Edition: Volume 57, Number 1, April 2017 Summary: High attrition rates from university-based enabling programs continue to be the subject of much research and administrative effort. Understanding the factors behind decisions to withdraw

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Identifying tertiary bridging students at risk of failure in the first semester of undergraduate study

Authors: Robert Whannell and Patricia Whannell, University of New England Summary:  This study presents the findings of the second phase of a project examining the attrition and progression of two cohorts of students in a tertiary bridging program at a

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Competency-based training: different perceptions in Australia and Germany

Author/s: Silke Hellwig Edition: Volume 46, Number 1, April 2006 Summary: The German dual apprenticeship system has traditionally been viewed as an effective system for generating a highly skilled workforce in the trades, crafts and service sectors. In addition, countries

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Investigating the influence of teacher strategies on academic self-efficacy and study behaviour of students in a tertiary bridging program

Author/s: Patricia Whannell, Robert Whannell and Bill Allen Edition: Volume 52, Number 1, April 2012 Summary: This article describes the findings of an action research project which examined the link between academic self-efficacy and the study behaviours of students in

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