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McMurray, Stephen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article explores the impact of funding cuts to the Further Education colleges in Scotland. The reduction in the number of students in the colleges has been hugely politically controversial. The research utilised the Infact database on the Scottish Funding Council's website and also a literature review. The research found there had been a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Retrenchment, Educational Finance, Adult Education
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Badenhorst, Cecile M. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Literature reviews are a genre that many graduate students do not fully understand and find difficult to write. While the genre, language and rhetorical moves of literature reviews are widely researched, less research focuses on citation use in literature reviews. Teaching students 'how-to' write the literature review through explicit genre…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Citations (References), Graduate Students, Writing (Composition)
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Bokosmaty, Sahar; Ehrich, John; Eady, Michelle J.; Bell, Kenton – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Prior research on plagiarism has indicated that men may have a greater predisposition toward academic dishonesty than women. However, little research has been conducted using psychometrically tested instruments to validate such claims. To address this gap, a survey was conducted with 377 undergraduate students at a Canadian university on their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Plagiarism
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Bamber, Veronica; Choudhary, Carolyn J.; Hislop, Jane; Lane, Judith – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Transitions are increasingly recognised as difficult, and less has been written about transitions to postgraduate taught programmes than about transitions into undergraduate or doctoral study. A Scotland-wide project found that new taught Post-graduate (PG), and staff teaching them, can be unclear about what is expected at Master's level, and…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Readiness, Professionalism
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Curtis, Fiona; Gillen, Julia – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Students' development of professionalism is vital within medical education, while social media communications can blur professional and personal boundaries. In the UK advice for medical practitioners and students has been developed, advocating care in the projection of a professional identity online as offline. This study takes an academic…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Student Attitudes, Professional Identity, Social Media
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Pitman, Tim; Roberts, Lynne; Bennett, Dawn; Richardson, Sarah – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Whether or not disadvantaged students are realising the same benefits from higher education as their peers is of fundamental importance to equity practitioners and policymakers. Despite this, equity policy has focused on access to higher education and little attention has been paid to graduate outcomes. The Australian study reported here used…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Outcomes of Education, Access to Education, Higher Education
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Mohnot, Hina – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
The current study investigated the impact of certain demographic variables on academic leadership preparedness. The sample comprised 372 academic leaders from various higher education institutions in India. Data were collected using online and postal surveys. Results indicate that leaders' age, number of years' leadership experience and academic…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership Role, Leadership Training, Foreign Countries
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McKinnon, Sabine; Hammond, Angela; Foster, Monika – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Increased interest in internationalisation of the curriculum (IoC) has led to the development of a range of resources designed to support staff in translating theory into practice. Studies on how such resources are actually used and impact on academic practice are scarce. This article aims to fill the gap by reporting on a cross-institutional…
Descriptors: International Education, Curriculum Development, Teaching Methods, College Faculty
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Ribchester, Chris; Healey, Ruth L. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Universities are paying increased attention to how they might support the ethical development of their students as one of a range of graduate attributes that will enable them to negotiate increasingly complex professional, civic and personal futures. Scenario-based learning is a long-standing strategy used in ethical teaching, and this paper…
Descriptors: Ethics, Thinking Skills, Vignettes, Teaching Methods
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Hayton, John William – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article delivers an evaluation of a pedagogical intervention implemented within a first-year undergraduate university module. The intervention, termed the student-led tutorial (SLT), is based on the concept of the tutorless tutorial and presents a platform for student learning which was designed to increase active learning prior to their…
Descriptors: Tutorial Programs, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, College Freshmen
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Tauringana, Venancio; Mbah, Marcellus; Alexander, Phyllis – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This paper reports the results of a case study investigating the importance and awareness of national student survey (NSS) improvement initiatives in one department at a university in the South of England. The paper is motivated by the observation that despite many initiatives that the Department put in place since 2011 in response to poor NSS…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Undergraduate Students, Educational Improvement, National Surveys
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Hawe, E.; Lightfoot, U.; Dixon, H. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
In this paper, we explore first-year undergraduate students' experiences and perceptions regarding the use of exemplars, with reference to the development of student self-regulation. The study was carried out at a tertiary education institution in New Zealand where the second author was a lecturer. This author used exemplars with two classes of…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Metacognition
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Zainuddin, Zamzami; Perera, Corinne Jacqueline – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This study aimed at identifying the differences between a flipped classroom and a non-flipped classroom instructional model, based on the Self-Determination Theory (SDT). This study employed a mixed-method research approach, using post-tests, questionnaires and focus group interviews during the data collection process. Sixty-one students were the…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Competence, Self Determination, Independent Study
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Carter, Joy; Tubbs, Nigel – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Degree Apprenticeships are fairly recent in the landscape of UK Higher Education. As is often the case with initiatives that try to build bridges between the world of work and the world of university education, there is suspicion that in such relationships higher education becomes servant to the needs of business and industry. Alternatively,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Higher Education, Academic Degrees
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Hodge, Brad; Wright, Brad; Bennett, Pauleen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Despite the fact that both workplace and training environments can be inherently demanding, these environments sometimes manage to elicit a level of engagement and enthusiasm that is surprising. The Job Demands-Resources (JD-R) model has been used extensively within the workplace to predict both engagement and burnout. It suggests that high…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Burnout, Training, College Students
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