Building Relationships : A Personal Tutoring Framework to Enhance Student Transition and Attainment
AbstractThe University of Hull recently revised its policy on personal tuition. This paper outlines the revised approach, including a student partnership project to facilitate the implementation of the revised approach across the institution. It focuses particularly on the creation of a framework for a structured and purposeful programme of activities which tutors can use to support transitions and encourage student development. The structure of the framework is explored, and its implementation through the provision of guidance, structured activities and LMS resources is discussed. A preliminary evaluation of the operation and impact of the framework in supporting the goals of the personal tutoring policy was conducted in one academic department, and the results of the evaluation are explored
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