Effective teaching and support of students from low socioeconomic status backgrounds: resources for Australian higher education

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The project found that the sociocultural incongruity that exists between students from low socioeconomic status (LSES) backgrounds and the institutions in which they study can be bridged through the provision of an empathic institutional context. Characteristics of such a context were derived through the project’s literature analysis and supported by the evidence from interviews. Synthesis and analysis of the interview data revealed four key themes to which institutions and staff need to attend to ensure the effective teaching and support of LSES students: employing inclusive teaching...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Participation; Disadvantaged; Students; Equity; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Low income group; Student retention; Socioeconomic background; Social inclusion; Educational resources

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education, 2012

Physical description: [104] p.

Also called: Effective teaching and support of students from low socioeconomic status backgrounds: practical advice for institutional policy makers and leaders; Effective teaching and support of students from low socioeconomic status backgrounds: practical advice for teaching staff

ISBN: 9781922125514; 9781922125521 (pdf)

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The project also produced two practical advice publications.

Resource type: Report

Rights: With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms, and where otherwise noted, all material presented in this document is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence To view a copy of the licence visit: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/

Document number: TD/TNC 117.464

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