The National HE STEM Programme has funded the production of a series of guides on transition, induction and retention of students in STEM subjects. The guides cover transition to HE, the first year experience, social engagement, curriculum development to support retention, maths support, optimising the part-time experience, and using data to understand the issues. The paper discusses why the guides were produced and how the project was managed. The literature forming the general background to the project is presented, together with the research underpinning particular guides. The paper summarises the content of each guide, and discusses the lessons learned from the project as a whole.
Bibliographical noteThis published paper has been published in an open access journal and is freely available to view on the Higher Education Academy Journals website at: http://dx.doi.org/10.11120/ened.2013.00001
This is published in an open access journal and is available from the link given
- HE STEM
Davies, J. W., & Hawwash, K. (2013). Collecting and presenting guidance on transition, induction and retention of students in HE STEM. Engineering Education, 8(1), 31-41. https://doi.org/10.11120/ened.2013.00001