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From placement to academic meltdown. A qualitative study of student experience in the transition from third year placement back to fourth year academic study (2015)
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Pirie, T., & McNicholas, C. (2015, June). From placement to academic meltdown. A qualitative study of student experience in the transition from third year placement back to fourth year academic study. Paper presented at International Conference on Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education

Placements perform a valuable role in enhancing discipline-relevant skill sets, improving confidence and making students more employable. A declining trend in placement uptake may be due to problems experienced with the transition back into universit... Read More about From placement to academic meltdown. A qualitative study of student experience in the transition from third year placement back to fourth year academic study.