Learning Diversity and the Multifaceted Roles of Tertiary Learning Advisors

By Emmanuel Manalo and Julie Trafford.

Published by The Diversity Collection

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This paper will report on tertiary learning advisors' views about the roles they play in the management and celebration of student learning diversity.

Keywords: Learning Advisors, Learning Diversity, Learning Instruction and Support, New Zealand, Tertiary Students

International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp.81-94. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 910.343KB).

Dr Emmanuel Manalo

Emmanuel Manalo is Associate Professor and Director of the Student Learning Centre at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. His diverse research interests include memory and the use of mnemonic techniques, graduate education, university communications skills development, language learning, interventions for academic performance improvement, and specific learning disabilities. He is author of over 50 publications including four books, fifteen full-text peer reviewed papers in international journals and refereed conference proceedings, and over twenty articles and chapters in edited books. He is President of the Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors of Aotearoa New Zealand, and a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Psychologia.

Julie Trafford

Julie Trafford is a Senior Tutor and Co-ordinator at the University of Auckland’s Student Learning Centre, where she advises students from first-year to doctoral across all faculties on a broad range of academic learning and performance skills. She is presently completing a PhD in Geography. Julie has presented at numerous international conferences, written a number of peer-reviewed publications and co-authored three books (with a fourth underway).


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