Your tutor is your friend Reflections on the first year: Using experiential learning in first year as an induction tool for 2nd year nursing students
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MacDonald, Kath and Riddell, Helen (2009) Your tutor is your friend Reflections on the first year: Using experiential learning in first year as an induction tool for 2nd year nursing students. In: Learning & Teaching Conference, 27th November 2009, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.
The somophoreslump theory suggests that after an enthusiastic first year, students experience a slump in second year, which results in poorer outcomes and increased attrition rates1 QAA Enhancement theme (2008) asks, what do we want students to get from their first year?- We asked students to reflect on their first year experience in order to identify their learning and perhaps reduce the potential for a slump during second year