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University studies into Studiosity's impact

Students’ success, wellbeing, retention, satisfaction, and more. Analyses of what happens after students engage with Studiosity support.

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Co-designing with students to ensure service best fit

What goes into developing a product and service that anyone and everyone with an interest in learning will love and use?

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Students First: confidence, satisfaction, and outcomes

Symposium review by Professor Sally Kift, Commissioning Editor for Campus Morning Mail and Studiosity Academic Advisory Board Member.

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Plagiarism doesn't bother everyone

The Australian: Preliminary data gleaned from a recent study of nearly 1100 university students.

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Study finds half of university students want to drop out

Sydney Morning Herald: University students are no strangers to the psychological anxiety. A heavy workload, rising living costs, and familial separation all have an impact on emotional wellbeing.

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How I used Studiosity to get a 97.60 ATAR (and have fun while doing it)

"My name is Mariam, a Class of 2019 graduate." We were blown away by Mariam's intelligence and hardworking attitude. Here's her own story.

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In the news


November 2019
The Campus Review: Who’s cheating at uni, and what are we going to do about it?
Campus Morning Mail: The write stuff for students


October 2019
West Australian News: Tania takes the necessary steps to become a teacher (offline)
The Australian: Language criticism based on misconception (offline)


September 2019
Education Review: Exam tips for teachers, lecturers and students[podcast]
Herald Sun: Surviving the higher school certificate


August 2019
Campus Morning Mail:
Connecting on campus (why students want more)
Daily Bulletin:
National research reveals the impact 'belonging' actually has on students


July 2019
Campus Morning Mail:
Students First: confidence, satisfaction, and outcomes


June 2019
Times Higher Education:
Students 'want universities to find jobs for them'


May 2019
6PR Radio Perth LIVE:
Is university doing enough to make you employable? [audio recording]
The PIE news:
Studiosity creates new tool targeting accidental plagiarism
Courier-Mail: Graduates not ready for reality: study
SBS Filipino:
Helping uni students handle stress [audio file download]
WA Today: Murdoch 'proud to be a global university' amid heat on international students


April 2019
News.com.au: 
My $110,000 degree was a waste of time and money
Campus Review: 
Strung out: research finds a quarter of uni students stressed daily


March 2019
The Australian: 
Uber-style service to offer peer-to peer learning app
Campus Morning Mail:  Student to student support
News.com.au, Herald Sun, Courier Mail, Adelaide Advertiser: Half of uni students regret their degrees because of poor job prospects, disappointing courses AFR: Universities need to listen to what students want from their degrees

6PR talking with CEO Mike Larsen: ABC Adelaide, ABC Perth


February 2019
Best in AU: Education in Australia: these major trends will reshape how we learn


November 2018
9Honey: How to help your kids with homework when you suck at maths


October 2018
The Australian:
Plagiarism doesn't bother everyone
Campus Review:  Attitudes towards plagiarism culturally relative: study


September 2018
ABC Radio Canberra Drive-time with Laura Tchilinguirian 24/9/2018:
Why student support is so important and what has changed for modern students.


June 2018

Daily Telegraph: Students risk long-term issues by pulling all-nighters to study
This article also appeared in:
Herald Sun
Courier Mail
Adelaide Now
Gold Cast Bulletin
NT News

The Adelaide Advertiser: SA Students More Satisfied (print)
Campus Morning Mail:
Appointments and achievements 
The Australian: Higher Ed Daily Brief


May 2018

Campus Morning Mail: One of the biggest causes of stress for students (newsletter inclusion)
Campus Review: Stressed out students voice their gripes 


April 2018
The Australian: A third of students wish they were elsewhere
This article also appeared in:
news.com.au
Herald Sun
Daily Telegraph
Courier Mail
Adelaide Now
Gold Coast Bulletin
Townsville Bulletin
NT News
Geelong Advertiser
Whitsunday TimesNoosa NewsTweed Daily newsCoffs Coast Advocate
Education Today

ECU Campus Radio: Studiosity's Student Experience Manager speaks about the service


March 2018
Talking Lifestyle Radio, 2UE, 2GB, March 13th 2018Why are students dropping out of university?
Sydney Morning Herald: Study finds half of university students want to drop out
This article also appeared in:
Australian Financial Review
The Age
Brisbane Times
The Canberra Times
WA Today
Junkee: Half of uni students have felt so isolated they considered dropping out


February 2018
Australian Financial Review: Online Learning: Universities' push for physical classes battles virtual trends
Campus Morning Mail: Digital natives expect it all
Campus Review: Vive la resistance: the persistence of the University education model in a rapidly changing world

 

   

Public policy and leadership


Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education, by Professor John Halsey of Flinders University, December 2017, with Studiosity's response.

Submission to the Higher Education Standards Panel (HESP). "The significant and indispensable impact of timely, online academic support on student confidence and progression." Submission and recommendations from YourTutor.edu.au to the HESP, 7 July 2017.

Submission to the Draft National Strategy for International Education - questionnaire by the Department of Education and Training. By Jack Goodman, CEO and Founder of YourTutor, Sydney, June 2015.

Library, community campus, learning hub: The community educational development challenge. By Jack Goodman, CEO and Founder of YourTutor, and President of Friends of Libraries Australia. Presented at “AUSLIB Beyond The Walls Public Libraries In Australia And New Zealand: Engaging Their Communities” Conference, Adelaide, 26 March 2015.

"The Unified Theory of Universities" or "How to build a bridge in 2015". Why Universities are making recruitment and retention the same student journey. Slide presentation by Jack Goodman, CEO and Founder. Presented at the Student Recruitment and Retention Forum, Sydney, 3 March 2015.

First year: It’s not what it used to be. How to respond to changing needs and expectations to protect your satisfaction and completion rates. By Merrill Atlas, National Director Tertiary Partnerships. Presented at the 2nd Annual Student Experience Conference, Royal on the Park, Brisbane, 9 December 2014.

Six reasons why public libraries should be the first stop on the NBN's roll out, Australian Policy Online, 5 January 2012. By Jack Goodman, CEO and Founder of YourTutor, and President of Friends of Libraries Australia.

 

Recent research



Brodie, M., Tisdell, C., Sachs, J. (2021). Online Writing Feedback as a Service and Learning Experience: an Australian Study in an International Context. In Student Support Services: Exploring impact on student engagement, experience and learning. Padró, F., Kek, M., Huijser, H. Springer Nature. Advance Author's copy. Contact us for more detail.

Devlin, M. McKay, J. (2018). 2018 Plagiarism Impact Study.

Dollinger, M., Cox, S., Eaton, R., Vanderlelie, J. and Ridsdale, S., (2020). Investigating the Usage and Perceptions of Third-Party Online Learning Support Services for Diverse Students. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2020(1), p.14.

Gill, B. (2019). Review and Evaluation of Studiosity Online Tutor Program at WSU. Western Sydney University.

Lawrence, J. (2020). Comparing Studiosity with other forms of Academic Support: An ‘ecosystem’ of student support services. Session presented at Students First 2020. Online. 

Levy. P. (2020). Embracing and effectively leveraging online student support at an institutional level. The University of Adelaide. Session presented at Students First 2020. Online.

Lynch, A. (2017, April). The JCU Learning Centre approach to enhancing student success and the role of the YourTutor service. Presentation at the Universities UK Conference for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, London.

Swinburne Online (2020). Assignment Assistance. Accessed at 22 June, 2020.

Thomas, L. (2019) Experiences and perceptions of wellbeing and study from students at UK universities. York: Liz Thomas Associates Ltd.

Thomas, L. (2020) Studiosity: Student participation and the impact on persistence in the UK. York: Liz Thomas Associates Ltd.

Veraa, C. (2019). Online tuition support. Can it move the dial on retention and success? Session presented at Students First 2019, La Trobe University City Campus, Melbourne.

Yuceozsoy, A. (2017). Proof of Concept Projects: 2017 Update, Macquarie University. Accessed 19 June 2020.

 

Earlier research:

Digital Edge (commissioned by Studiosity) (2018). 2018 National student survey.

 National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education, Curtin University (2017). Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program: seven years on.

Lee, C.B, & Hanham, J. (2017, June). Evaluating the impact of online tutoring (YourTutor).

The Australian Library Journal. (June, 2015). Library, community campus, learning hub: the community educational development challenge. Jack Goodman.

Interview with Jack Goodman, CEO and Founder YourTutor, in: Nelson-Royes, A. (2015). International Online Tutoring Institutions. In Why Tutoring?: A Way to Achieve Success in School (p. 108). London: Rowman and Littlefield.

University of Sydney, Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program, Compass. Boosting the University's outreach and engagement program for senior students within 30 select schools, and targeting indigenous students to provide one-to-one, anonymous expert help with homework and studies, online. 

Southern Cross University, Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program, Stellar. Providing YourTutor to students in years 9-12 at participating schools for free improves the engagement and aspiration of students, increasing the participation rates of students from communities that are under-represented in higher education.

University of Western Sydney, Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program, FastForward. Aiming to increase students at Greater Western Sydney schools' awareness of pathways to higher education, and completion of Year 12, FastForward holds events throughout the year, and provides YourTutor to all students in the program.

Curtin University's Addressing Higher Educational Access Disadvantage (AHEAD) Program uses YourTutor to actively provide access to better educational resources for its students - regardless of their geographic or socio-economic background. Its focus is on building skills, confidence and career aspirations through providing resources such as YourTutor

YourTutor Online Homework Help Service: Evaluation for the State Library of Queensland, Market Research Report, 20 May 2009. Prepared by Footprints Market Research.

 

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