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Date:
21-22 April, 2009
Location: Holiday Inn, Liverpool

This conference aims to provide an opportunity to explore the role of personal tutoring and academic advising in relation to improving student success. More specifically it will:

  • Present new research and reflect on the current challenges
  • Consider the role of data, evaluation and research in demonstrating the effectiveness of personal tutoring, academic advising and other forms of student support
  • Show case models of support that have been proven to be effective
  • Seek to make explicit the links between these types of intervention and improving student success
  • Examine ways of embedding good practice throughout disciplines, faculties and institutions
  • Include peer reviewed papers about personal tutoring and academic advising
  • Provide opportunities for networking with international colleagues
  • Encourage collaborative practitioner reflection and research

The Conference Program will Include:

  • Keynote presentations by experts from the US and UK
  • An international dialogue about supporting international students
  • Student perspectives on key issues
  • Peer reviewed papers and symposia
  • Practically-oriented workshops about personal tutoring and academic advising
  • Posters providing information about research and interventions in the UK and abroad
  • Opportunities for networking with international colleagues
  • Encouragement for collaborative practitioner reflection and research

For further information and registration details please visit:
http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/IntrntlConf/PersTutAvsg/2009UK/index.htm