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Enrichment at Kingston College


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Enrichment at Kingston College

  1. 1. Enrichment activities at Kingston CollegeWhat and why?<br />Cat Taylor<br />
  2. 2. Enrichment Activities at Kingston College<br />Reader development:<br />Reading Zone<br />Displays and promotion<br />Author visits<br />Reading groups<br /><ul><li>Potential Benefits
  3. 3. Measuring Impact</li></li></ul><li>Reading Zone<br />Area of the main LRC <br />devoted to reading for <br />pleasure<br />Highlights reading for <br />pleasure stock and <br />provides easy access to resources for students<br />LRC Questionnaire future development: students<br />asked if wanted more reading for pleasure<br />
  4. 4. Displays and promotions<br />Displays inside and outside LRCs (including Fresher’s Fairs), posters, leaflets and recommended reading lists<br />Raises profile of LRC and<br />reading for pleasure stock <br />Displays usage stats taken <br />from LMS <br />
  5. 5. Author visits <br />LRC has co-ordinated visits from Bali Rai, Courttia Newland, Diran Adebayo and performance poet El Crisis<br />Raises profile of LRC and<br />the appeal of reading and <br />writing<br />Feedback collected after each <br />visit<br />
  6. 6. Book groups<br /><ul><li>ESOL Horizons reading group running since 2007 (2009/10 as part of the Six Book Challenge)
  7. 7. Study Skills Centre Book Club - book box scheme
  8. 8. Contributes to success, takes reading</li></ul>for pleasure out of the LRC and raises <br />profile across institution <br /><ul><li>Feedback collected from reading </li></ul>diaries and at end of groups <br />
  9. 9. Raises profile within institution and <br /> wider community<br />Contributes to success of students <br />Increases LRC provision<br />But important to measure impact to be able to show value<br />Potential Benefits<br />