Jan Sellers

Student Learning Development and Retention Initiatives

2003: Sellers, Jan and Van der Velden, Gwen. Supporting Student Retention [Continuing Professional Development Series no.5]. York: LTSN Generic Centre. www.kent.ac.uk/uelt/learning/value/background.html

2003: Van der Velden, Gwen and Sellers, Jan. [Contribution to Project Report]. In: Anne Hilton. Saving our Students (SoS): Embedding successful projects across institutions. Project Report. pp5-8. LTSN Generic Centre, 26 March 2003, York.


Related conference papers and presentations:

2010: ‘Creative Campus: Campus as Classroom’. Creativity in Professional Practice Research Network. Contributor and lead for planning team. Day seminar at Kent highlighting Creative Campus initiatives. 19 May.

2010: ‘Creative Campus: A new approach to educational change’. Workshop with Louise Naylor, and conference labyrinth installation. SEDA Annual Conference, Chester. 16-17 November.

2007: ‘Creative Takeaways/Plats Créatifs à Emporter. Supporting student learning’ bilingual workshop sequences 1-2 and 3-4. LINKS+II European Project Creativity in Learning and Teaching Conference, University of Sussex, June 21.


2007: ‘Developing Study Skills: Exploring Kent’s ‘VALUE’ Programme. Guest speaker. Universities UK/Guild HE, Student Retention and Progression in Higher Education Conference, London, February 26.

2006: ‘Student Retention: A ‘hope-fulfilling process?’ Keynote speaker. AimHigher East London and Thames Gateway, Student Retention Conference, London, March 21.

2005: ‘Learning in Teams’ seminar. European Council for International Schools Conference, The Hague, Netherlands, November 17-20.

2005: ‘Encounters with Inspiration’ workshop. Inspiring Learning: Diversity and Excellence, SEDA/AISHE Joint Spring Conference, Belfast, April.

2005: Keynote speaker. ‘Reflective Learning: Student Retention Initiatives at the University of Kent’. Student Success and Satisfaction Conference, Middlesex University Business School February 23.

2005: ‘Sharing Good Practice in Student Retention’. Workshop with Caroline Cash. Working for Students’ Success, 2nd LDHEN Symposium, University of Northumbria.

2004: Invited speaker (case study of good practice). Innovate to Retain: The Student Experience. Conference. University of the Arts, London. November 5.

2004: Invited speaker. ‘Student Retention’. University of East London Staff Development Seminar, Expert Speaker Series. November 24.

2004: 'Student Retention Support at the University of Kent'. Workshop. Staying Power: Supporting Student Retention and Success Conference, University of Teeside.

2004: 'Reflections on a Collaborative Approach to Student Retention’. Workshop with Janet Carter and Gwen van der Velden. SEDA Spring Conference, Cardiff, 29-31 March.

2004: 'The Use of Structured Interviews in Supporting Students at Risk of Failure'. Paper. 3rd Holistic Approaches to Student Support and Guidance Conference, University of Central Lancashire.

2003: 'Keeping Students in Higher Education’. Workshop. 2nd Holistic Approaches to Student Support and Guidance Conference, University of Central Lancashire, June.