Impact of Student Support Services and Academic Development Programmes on Student Outcomes in Undergraduate Tertiary Study: A Synthesis of the Research
This project researched the characteristics of academic staff development programmes and student support services offered in tertiary institutions that make a difference for undergraduate tertiary students in their studies. Student outcomes comprised achievement, participation, progression, retention and completion.
Author: Tom Prebble, Helen Hargraves, Linda Leach, Kogi Naidoo, Gordon Suddaby and Nick Zepke
Date Published: March 2005
The research findings will assist institutions with decision-making around policies and programmes that are likely to be effective for students. The research was undertaken by Massey University College of Education. For each of these aspects a search and synthesis of literature was undertaken and a series of propositions developed. The research is presented in three reports – a full report, and two summary reports for academic staff development and student support services. Each of these is profiled below along with links to the full documents