New book from the University of Adelaide Press: Universities in Transition

Great to have this contribution to assist in understanding the the early years experience from a range of perspectives.

 
Universities in Transition; Foregrounding Social Contexts of Knowledge in the First Year Experience

edited by Heather Brook, Deane Fergie, Michael Maeorg and Dee Michell

 

Chapter 8 “Thinking critically about critical thinking in the First-Year Experience” by Chris Beasley and Benito Cao reports on their study of first-year Politics courses with some interesting perspectives into the challenges and importance of learning to read scholarly publications.

http://www.adelaide.edu.au/press/titles/universities-transition/

 

Roxanne Missingham

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