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ERIC Number: EJ1142092
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0309-877X
I Work and Don't Have Time for That Theory Stuff: Time Poverty and Higher Education
Burston, Mary A.
Journal of Further and Higher Education, v41 n4 p516-529 2017
Research suggests that working while studying may compromise academic performance although findings vary when determining if time management or time availability is more influential. A pilot study into time availability for study was undertaken with a sample of pre-service graduates undertaking a teacher preparation course at an Australian university. By adapting Vickery's time poverty formula, a time deficit was found between recommended study time and expended time commitments. Pre-service teacher entrants worked an average of 18 hours per week, which was greater than the recommended hours of instruction. A negative imbalance between work and study hours may influence how working students achieve skills, competence and knowledge required for the profession of teaching.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia
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