Financial reporting: towards socially inclusive support for international students

Contact person info
Name of contact person: 
Sally Ashton-Hay; Roslyn Roberts
Email of contact person: 
sally.ashton-hay@scu.edu.au
Who are your partners?: 
Faculty staff
What is the rationale for this practice?: 
Perceived need by ALL staff
Perceived need by faculty staff
High demand from students
Supports university obligations/initiatives
ESOS legislation
First year experience initiatives
Social Inclusion initiatives
Language proficiency initiatives
What support exists for this practice? (Institutional or other): 
University strategic/operational plan
Teaching/learning management plan
What restrictions are there on this practice? (Institutional or other): 
Room availability and suitability
If you have evaluated this practice, please select evaluation type(s): 
Usage numbers
What are the strengths of this practice?: 

Collaborative planning between content-based lecturer and ALL specialist to conduct an intervention workshop in order to improve course learning outcomes and inclusivity for new international students. The lecturer and ALL specialist planned an inclusive intervention to improve on the high failure rates of an assignment in the advanced accounting course and published evidence-based results.

What are the weaknesses?: 

Change of staff and lack of continuity.

What improvements (if any) would you like to make?: 

More time needed for planning the intervention and improving in subsequent study sessions.

What approaches/theories of language and/or learning underpin this practice?: 

Inclusive education; scaffolding for threshold concepts; intervention strategies

Other publications/products arising from this practice? (Not already included in previous question): 

Paper based resources

ALL Publication