R Howard "Get ahead - skills for HE"

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Roz Howard's presentation "Get ahead - skills for HE" delivered at the ARLG North East event Moving on up ... School/FE/HE transition held at Durham University Library January 2012.

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R Howard "Get ahead - skills for HE"

  1. 1. Get Ahead… Skills for HE Roz Howard r.m.c.howard@salford.ac.uk Academic Support Manager, International, Partnerships and Community Engagement19th January 2012
  2. 2. Overview• Information Literacy Project• FE Partnerships• Skills for HE Programme• Planning• Delivery• Evaluation• Lessons Leant• The Future
  3. 3. Information Literacy Project• Strategy• ASPIRE• APR• Mapping
  4. 4. Transforming Information Literacy Intended learning Community / outcomes Partners (June 2011) Pre-induction Support FE/Alumni (July 2010) (March 2011) Digital Induction Packages (Aug 2010) (March 2011) Comms & IL Week Website (Feb 2011) (Aug 2010) Start Apr 2010 End June 2011 IL Implementation Online StaffDevelopment Key Milestones Resources Review (ongoing) (Aug 2010) Staff Turnitin Awareness Training (Dec 2010) (Sept 2010) Research Benchmarking (Dec 2010) (Aug 2010) Diagnostic Referencing Tool (April 2011) (Sept 2010)
  5. 5. FE Partnerships• Compact Agreement• Learning to Learn• Selecting students• Skills for HE
  6. 6. Skills for HE Programme• Planning• Staff Resources• Delivery• Evaluation & Feedback
  7. 7. Planning- Focus• on introducing the students to independent learning• developing study skills such as reflective writing, note taking and planning.• laying the foundations of information literacy• Inspire confidence and skills levels of the students
  8. 8. Planning- Programme• Collaboration• Accreditation• Access to resources• Timescales• Groups
  9. 9. Staff Resources• Recruitment• Student Ambassadors• Lecturers• Library Support staff• Student Services Staff• Work placement staff
  10. 10. Delivery -• Week 1 & week 2• Competencies testing• Activities
  11. 11. PROFiler
  12. 12. Evaluation & Feedback• Student Ambassadors• Lecturers• Staff
  13. 13. Evaluation -1• Student Ambassadors• “The research skills sessions were very informative and I personally feel the students benefitted from it”
  14. 14. This week has helped me focus onthe skills I need for University. 62%1. Strongly Agree2. Agree3. Neutral4. Disagree 27%5. Strongly Disagree 12% 0% 0% 1 2 3 4 5
  15. 15. This week has made me feel moreconfident about going to university. 50%1. Strongly Agree 38%2. Agree3. Neutral4. Disagree5. Strongly Disagree 8% 4% 0% 1 2 3 4 5
  16. 16. After this week, I think that theUniversity of Salford would be a gooduniversity to go to. 54% 1. Strongly Agree 2. Agree 3. Neutral 27% 4. Disagree 15% 5. Strongly Disagree 4% 0% 1 2 3 4 5
  17. 17. Evaluation & Feedback -2• Choosing Skills for HE• Experiences of Skills for HE• Students’ Confidence
  18. 18. Lessons learnt• Communication• Intensity of sessions• Timing• Student competencies
  19. 19. The Future• Re-design• Changes to Wider Key skills• Delivery changes• More students with 5 FE Colleges
  20. 20. References:http://www.hefce.ac.uk/pubs/hefce/2008/08_32/Schwartz Report “Admissions to Higher Education Review” (2004)Compact Schemes in HE (2008)HEFCE’s “Higher education outreach: targeting disadvantaged learners” (2007)VC Prof. Martin Hall’s blog: http://www.corporate.salford.ac.uk/leadership- management/martin-hall/blog/
  21. 21. Questions?

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