The Place of Widening Participation
Hudson, A., Burnell, I. and Murray, D. 2020. The Place of Widening Participation. in: Broadhead, S., Butcher, J., Davison, E., Fowle, W., Hill, M., Martin, L., McKendry, S., Norton, F., Raven, N., Sanderson, B. and Wynn Williams, S. (ed.) Delivering the Public Good of Higher Education – Widening Participation, Place and Lifelong Learning FACE: Forum for Access and Continuing Education.
|Authors||Hudson, A., Burnell, I. and Murray, D.|
|Editors||Broadhead, S., Butcher, J., Davison, E., Fowle, W., Hill, M., Martin, L., McKendry, S., Norton, F., Raven, N., Sanderson, B. and Wynn Williams, S.|
This chapter reports on a small-scale study to explore the learning careers of mature, non-traditionally qualified students. It reveals how they (re)engage with learning, and their transition from studying on a bespoke access course delivered in a university to study at undergraduate level. The study highlights the barriers and challenges students overcome and identifies their motivations and dispositions to learning. Whilst the majority of access courses are delivered in further education colleges, a small number of universities deliver bespoke access courses. These courses, which are usually designed to facilitate progression within the institution, enable students to experience teaching and learning in a university setting, facilities and support services.
|Book title||Delivering the Public Good of Higher Education – Widening Participation, Place and Lifelong Learning|
|Publisher||FACE: Forum for Access and Continuing Education|
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|Deposited||20 Mar 2020|
|Web address (URL)||http://www.face.ac.uk/face-publications/|
|Copyright holder||© 2020 FACE|
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