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Hardy, Anne; McDonald, Jan; Guijt, Rosanne; Leane, Elizabeth; Martin, Angela; James, Allison; Jones, Menna; Corban, Monica; Green, Bridget – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
The research underpinning this article explores the impacts that parenting and primary caring responsibilities have upon academic careers. It takes an innovative approach by exploring three under-researched aspects of this issue: the longitudinal impacts that extend past the years immediately following the birth or adoption of a child; the…
Descriptors: Parent Responsibility, Child Rearing, Parents, Intellectual Disciplines
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Scott, Karen M. – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
Little longitudinal research has examined change in university teachers' elearning beliefs and practices after their initial experience with elearning. This study addresses this gap by focusing on six teachers who developed and implemented an elearning resource, and the changes they made to the resource and its implementation over two years. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Attitude Change
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Rodger, Sylvia; Turpin, Merrill; O'Brien, Mia – Studies in Higher Education, 2015
Threshold concepts were used to underpin a major curriculum reform endeavour in occupational therapy. After rigorous interrogation of troublesome knowledge and ensuring that the emergent concepts conformed to the five characteristics of previously proposed threshold concepts, we identified five threshold concepts. Two years into the rollout of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Occupational Therapy, College Faculty
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Nye, Adele; Hughes-Warrington, Marnie; Roe, Jill; Russell, Penny; Deacon, Desley; Kiem, Paul – Studies in Higher Education, 2011
Recent research on historical thinking has instigated important disciplinary conversations and changes in pedagogical practice. They have, however, largely focused on the primary and secondary school sector, highlighting the gap in corresponding research into tertiary education. It is important to look at the experiences of history students at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, History Instruction, Self Concept