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Academic Advising Development Programme (AAPD)
(University of Free State)
The training provides participants with knowledge, understanding, practice in advising and engaging with students, as well as in the use and dissemination of information and technology.
South African Survey for Student Engagement (SASSE)
(University of Free State )
SASSE promotes integration of the student voice in institutional planning to allow impact to be measured and to improve student success. It also enables effective use of data to plan and develop high impact institutional practices.
Holistic Student Support (HSS)
(Durban University of Technology)
Through holistic student support, university services are customised, integrated, and timed to the student’s needs from first time entering and throughout the study period. Participant will learn best practices for providing student centric
Team and Data-based Module Review
(University of Pretoria)
Introduce participants to team and data based module review approach.
Institutional Capacity Assessment Tool (ICAT)
Alan Amory - Coordinates with Coaches (SAIDE)
The ICAT is an online self-assessment tool for universities to assess their strengths and areas for improvement in seven key dimensions. University staff assess the institution’s capacity to identify improvement actions.
Design Based Research
Alan Amory (Saide)
The workshop introduces participants to the concept of design based research, its use, methodologies and practice. Participants will learn the iterative research process, identify a problem and design a process to find solutions
At Risk Student Identification through Auto Scholar
Randhir Rawatlal and Ashton Maherry (UKZN and DUT )
At Risk Student Identification through Auto Scholar focusing on performance assessments, gatekeeping courses, registration processes and financial wellness.
Design Based Thinking - Introduction
Hasso Plattner School of Design Thinking (d-school) (University of Cape Town)
To understand the cycles of analysis-exploration, design-construction and evaluation-reflection to develop and improve a solution to solve a particular problem or a number of related problems.
Design and implementation of the Biographical Questionnaire (BQ) online platform to support student success initiatives
Mxolisi Masango (University of the Witwatersrand)
The objectives of the workshop was to share the types of student data to be collected, the use of data to support institutional student success initiatives and important data points for institutions to collect in the future.
Institutional Student Success Framework
Professor Diane Grayson (University of the Witwatersrand)
To understand student needs and to develop holistic student support which promotes, customised, integrated university services aligned to the student’s needs.
The Use of Diagnostic Tests to Improve Student Success
UCT CETAP (University of Cape Town)
To understanding student needs and developing student-centred solutions, identify learning problems experienced by students assess the level of educational attainment and inform changes to be made on an intervention.