This is an accessible guide to some best practice on learning environments and student support from around the world.The book covers issues relating to ancillary support, academic support and student support. It enables readers to develop an insight into the backgrounds, understandings and pressures on today's students, and will help develop an appreciation of the critical issues for both students and their teachers and support staff when seeking to maximize the learning experience. The wide range of informative case studies highlight the need for teachers in Higher Education to be aware of the learning environment in terms of their student's needs. A vital book for anyone concerned with the effectiveness of their teaching, and the quality of their students' learning, it will be of interest to teachers, student affairs and retention professionals.
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