Read the article entirely.
It is run in the first semester primarily for students enrolled in the Pharmacy and Human Movement Studies degree programs, the focus of this study, and in the second semester, primarily for science students. Depth and Quality of Reflections provides thoughtful, critical reflections that draw explicitly on personal experiences and course material e.
It encourages the author to perform better the next time since the review provides suggestions or criticism of the article.
The key research question underpinning this project was therefore: How can an intellectually challenging written assignment be constructed to engage a large class of first year students in human biology?
However, these present a daunting challenge for many students. In response to the challenges of engaging large and diverse groups of first year students in writing, we designed, implemented, and evaluated a novel assignment task, The Personal Response and Peer Review, that would ease the transition of students into university courses and prepare them for more formal types of writing.
However, because the compulsory entry requirements do not include biology, students were instructed that some basic knowledge of general biology, and of animal biology in particular, was assumed.
Apart from any economic and psychological cost to individual students who do not complete degrees, universities lose financially because the Australian funding of universities is geared to attrition rates [ 12 ].