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Volume 7, Issue 1 2016


Welcome to Volume 7 of Student Success.  This editorial has two parts: The first part maintains the “doing things differently” tradition, making readers aware by chronicling the publishing of the journal in an open access (OA) forum.  Future editorials will briefly discuss other aspects and issues pertaining to the new scholarly publishing landscape that this journal adheres to, such as:  Creative Commons Licencing; ORCID IDs; considerations of new peer review models and importantly; measuring research impact in OA publishing.    The second part presents the usual editorial summary of the content of this issue.

Published: 2016-03-02
How to Cite
Creagh, T., Clarke, J., & Nelson, K. (2016). Volume 7, Issue 1 2016. Student Success, 7(1).

Author Biographies

Queensland University of Technology
Australia Australia
Tracy Creagh has more than ten years experience working as a research and project officer on numerous internal and external teaching and learning projects at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Research projects have principally focused on the first year experience in higher education, and the development of resources and tools for academic and professional staff responsible for student engagement. Currently Tracy is a senior project officer in the Strategic Intelligence Unit at QUT and has recently completed two Australian Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) projects: Establishing a framework for transforming student engagement, success and retention in higher education institutions (2011-2013) and Good practice for safeguarding student learning engagement in higher education institutions (2010-2012). She has also project-managed the extension grant project Effective teaching and support of students from low socioeconomic backgrounds: Resources for Australian higher education (2013/2014) and is currently co-project managing the extension project Implementing the SESR-MM to enhance student engagement practices and programs in higher education institutions (2014) Tracy is also the journal manager of Student Success (formally the International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education), manages the FYHE Virtual Centre and co-authored the recently published Trends in policies, programs and practices in the Australasian First Year Experience literature 2000–2010 (The First Year in Higher Education Research Series on Evidence-based Practice, No. 1).
Australia Australia

Tracy Creagh is the Journal Manager of the Student Success Journal with primary responsibility for the development of content, production and layout of Student Success and general ongoing management of the publication.

Open Access Journal
ISSN 2205-0795