|Led by||Paddy Bullard (Student Engagement Officer)
|Members||(4-5 other members, at least one from each department in the school and one from central/support services)
Grace Ioppolo (DEL)
|Central support||A colleague from RISIS?|
|Timing||One year, commencing September 2017
|Purpose||To look at current attendance patterns across the school, find possible links if any between attendance and attainment in one department, and consider whether attendance is a challenge we need to address, and if so, how best to do so across the school.
|Methodology||Collation of university statistics on attendance – where does SLL sit in the overall student attendance pattern?
Statistical analysis of attendance and its potential link to attainment in DEL (conducted by MD).
|Timeline of activities||Summer 2017 (pre-project): MD arranging for collation of statistics in DEL.
By the end of Spring 2018:
– Collation of university data.
– Study of pedagogical research in this area.
– DEL data analysed and report produced.
Summer Term 2018: SLL-wide activity to ascertain the size and nature of the challenge and practical ways in which it can be overcome.
|Outcomes||(If the outcomes of the working party warrant it, an implementation group might be set up.)
A brief report on attendance and attainment in English Literature (by end of Autumn Term, 2017).
A report at school level with recommendations, if appropriate, for implementation.
|Dissemination||Reports to SLL Teaching Leadership Group for consideration prior to submission to SBTL.
T&L in SLL blog and website.
University Teaching and Learning blog.
For more information, please contact Dr Cindy Becker (email@example.com).