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Roberts, Pamela Anne; Dunworth, Katie; Boldy, Duncan – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This paper reports on a study that investigated the range of institutional support needs of international students at one Australian university with a view to increasing understanding of their needs and the ways in which support was provided. The study involved a number of data collection methods including focus groups, key informant interviews…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, College Students, Student Needs
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Dunworth, Katie; Sanchez, Hugo Santiago – Teaching in Higher Education, 2016
This paper reports on the results of an embedded, multiple case study that investigated the views of both lecturers and students on written staff-student feedback in three postgraduate programmes at one UK university. The study sought to uncover how "quality written feedback" is perceived in the higher education environment under…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Educational Quality, Case Studies, Teacher Student Relationship
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Sanchez, Hugo Santiago; Dunworth, Katie – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2015
This paper examines the issues which postgraduate students and tutors experienced as they engaged in receiving, providing and requesting feedback, as well as the strategies which they adopted as they sought resolution of these issues. The study employed a case study approach, using data obtained from semi-structured and stimulated recall…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Graduate Students, Tutors, Student Experience
Roberts, Pam; Boldy, Duncan; Dunworth, Katie – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2015
This paper reports on a study aimed at developing an improved understanding of the support needs of international students. Using a case study approach at one Australian university, a three stage data collection process was adopted: interviews with key support service providers in the university, student focus groups, and a large-scale survey.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Student Surveys, Focus Groups, Student Attitudes
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Dunworth, Katie; Drury, Helen; Kralik, Cynthia; Moore, Tim – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2014
This article describes the results from a national project that investigated institutional approaches to the development of student English language capabilities in Australian higher education. The project aimed to identify the various approaches and strategies that higher education providers have established and to gauge whether they have been…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Roberts, Pam; Dunworth, Katie – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2012
One aspect of the internationalisation of higher education in Australia has been a large growth in the number of international students enrolled in universities. While this has brought a number of benefits to the institutions, the students themselves report varying levels of satisfaction with their experience. One area which can contribute to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Academic Support Services