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Structured Personal Tutoring to Engage Undergraduate Students on Professional Programmes

Location:
Swansea University
Date(s):
8 July 2009 12:00-16:30

The Higher Education Academy and Swansea University would like to invite you to the above research seminar, which is part of Research Seminar Series 2009: Access and Success for All.  Details of the Series are available at: www.heacademy.ac.uk/ourwork/learning/national_research_seminar
 
Details of the above seminar including abstract, speakers and bookings are available at: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/detail/RSS_Swansea_080709
 
Drawing on the experiences of academics involved in personal tutoring and using cases from undergraduate professional health care programmes as exemplars, the seminar will examine the following key issues:
 

  • The challenges of personal tutoring in the era of mass higher education;
  • Supporting and operationalising cultural change in personal tutoring in a research led institution;
  • The aims and benefits of a structured approach to personal tutoring in professional healthcare programmes;
  • The 'emotional labour' of personal tutoring.


Speakers

Tessa Watts, Senior Lecturer
Angela Williams, Lecturer
David Gallimore, Tutor
Mike McIvor, Lecturer
Andrew Evered, Tutor
 

Bookings

 

30 free places are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To book a place, please email Jean Phillips mailto:j.c.phillips@swansea.ac.uk  directly.
 

Website:
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/detail/RSS_Swansea_080709
Contact Name:
Jean Phillips
Contact Email:
j.c.phillips@swansea.ac.uk

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