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Smith, Karen; Hill, John – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Blended learning has been a feature of higher education practice and research for almost two decades. This article takes stock of current blended learning research, contributing to the growing number of meta-analyses of higher education and blended learning research more generally, through a review of ninety-seven articles relating to blended…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Blended Learning, Educational Practices, Higher Education
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Neumann, Heike; Padden, Nina; McDonough, Kim – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Past research into the relationship between English proficiency test (EPT) scores and score profiles, such as the IELTS and the TOEFL, has shown that there is not always a clear relationship between those scores and students' subsequent academic achievement. Information about students' academic self-concept (ASC) may provide additional information…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Undergraduate Students, Language Proficiency, Scores
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Hsieh, Tzu-Ling – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
A new college admission policy will be implemented in Taiwan in 2022. The purpose of this study was to understand the relationship between admission criteria and college success. Data was obtained from the Taiwan Higher Education Database; a sample size of 8443 students from 156 universities was used in this study. By using the structural equation…
Descriptors: College Admission, Admission Criteria, Foreign Countries, Correlation
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Mukhopadhyay, Kankana; Tambyah, Siok Kuan – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
This study explored the impact of a living-and-learning program (LLP) in a residential college of an Asian university on a freshmen cohort. It utilized a theoretical framework based on Astin's input-intermediate outcome-environment-outcome model. We examined survey data collected at two time points a year apart to understand how the freshmen's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Academic Aspiration, Intention
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Cheng, Ying-Hsueh; Tsai, Chin-Chung; Liang, Jyh-Chong – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
The purpose of the study was to measure graduate students' academic hardiness (GSAH) and academic self-efficacy (GSASE) and to examine the relationships between the two. A total of 202 graduate students across disciplines were recruited to complete two questionnaires (GSAH and GSASE). Results of exploratory factor analyses showed that the GSAH and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Graduate Students, Academic Achievement, Stress Management
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O'Byrne, Ciara; Jagoe, Caroline; Lawler, Margaret – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Dyslexia is a common specific learning difficulty. In higher education two models of disability are prevalent, 'disorder' and 'difference', which each differentially conceptualise dyslexia and the nature of supports required. A lack of research has been undertaken in Ireland regarding students' experience of dyslexia, and the move from second to…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Foreign Countries, Student Adjustment, Undergraduate Students
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Lane, Murray; Moore, Alison; Hooper, Louise; Menzies, Victoria; Cooper, Bernadine; Shaw, Natasha; Rueckert, Caroline – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
The capabilities students need for success during and beyond higher education extend far beyond specific discipline skills to include the development of productive mindsets, the management of life circumstances and the way they relate to others and identify with their profession. The provision of support for these capabilities at university can be…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Social Support Groups, Higher Education, College Students
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Venegas-Muggli, Juan I. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
This research evaluated the impact on students' academic achievements of a pre-college outreach programme implemented by a Chilean higher education institution. This programme benefits students in their last year of secondary education so they can better adapt to post-secondary education. Specifically, we assessed whether freshmen enrolled in 2017…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, College Freshmen, Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis