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Nabi, Ghulam; Walmsley, Andreas; Liñán, Francisco; Akhtar, Imran; Neame, Charles – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Drawing on entrepreneurship education (EE) theory, this article examines the role of learning and inspiration in developing students' entrepreneurial intentions in the First Year in Higher Education. This addresses the paucity of research on early university experiences of EE and their influence on entrepreneurial intentions. Using a longitudinal…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Intention, Vocational Interests, Outcomes of Education
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Cuesta Medina, Liliana – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
This article examines the nature and evolution of the term blended learning (BL), which encompasses numerous connotations, including its conception as a strategy, delivery mode, opportunity, educational shift, or pedagogical approach. Although much has been said in this field, very few studies examine the different types of blends behind their…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Higher Education, Questionnaires, Grounded Theory
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George-Williams, Stephen R.; Ziebell, Angela L.; Kitson, Russell R. A.; Coppo, Paolo; Thompson, Christopher D.; Overton, Tina L. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2018
The aims of teaching laboratories is an important and ever-evolving topic of discussion amongst teaching staff at teaching institutions. It is often assumed that both teaching staff and students are implicitly aware of these aims, although this is rarely tested or measured. This assumption can lead to mismatched beliefs between students and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Teaching Assistants
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Clark, Sheryl Laura – Gender and Education, 2018
Drawing on longitudinal, qualitative research into girls' participation in physical activity and sport in the UK, this article will explore girls' embodied constructions of 'healthy' identities. My research with girls (aged 10-13) found that over the transition to secondary school, classed and gendered healthism discourses had come to powerfully…
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Human Body, Females, Physical Activities
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Andy-Wali, Hope Adanne; Wali, Andy Fred – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
This study investigates the impact of lecturers' leadership practices on students' experiences of participation within a case university in the UK's HE sector. The qualitative phenomenological research strategy, specifically the focus group interview approach, was used for data collection. Two key focus group interviews were conducted with a total…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Participation, Student Experience, Teacher Leadership
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Kennedy, Mark; Dunn, Thomas J. – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2018
In recent years, the use of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) has risen exponentially throughout higher education in the UK. Whilst TEL is an umbrella term for a range of technologies, evidence suggests that in the UK, TEL is usually delivered via the medium of Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) for the provision of lecture materials and…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Qualitative Research, Visualization, Student Attitudes
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Simons, Joan; Beaumont, Kythe; Holland, Lesley – Open Learning, 2018
Resilience is understood to be the ability to adapt positively in the face of adversity. In relation to new students on a distance learning module, this can mean how they adapt and make sense of the demands of their chosen study to enable them to persist in their studies. This article reports a small-scale study involving semi-structured telephone…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Time Management, Self Concept, Feedback (Response)
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Hockings, Christine; Thomas, Liz; Ottaway, Jim; Jones, Rob – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
Independent learning is one of the cornerstones of UK higher education yet it is poorly understood by students and is seen by politicians as a poor substitute for face to face teaching. This paper explores students' understandings, approaches and experiences of independent learning and how they may become more effective independent learners. This…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Student Research
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MacLeod, Andrea; Allan, Julie; Lewis, Ann; Robertson, Christopher – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2018
This qualitative study used Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis to consult with 16 autistic UK higher education (HE) students about their experiences of success. An in-depth participatory approach encouraged participants to become co-analysts of their data. Participants offered counter-narratives to deficit-based interpretations of autism,…
Descriptors: Autism, Higher Education, College Students, Qualitative Research
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Lyon, Philippa; Letschka, Patrick; Ainsworth, Tom; Haq, Inam – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2018
Drawing is taught in higher education across art and design but also, increasingly, in medical education, with a variety of aims and approaches. It is argued that there is a need, in both these disciplinary domains, to make more explicit the underpinning pedagogical approach to drawing and the impact that different approaches have on learning. The…
Descriptors: Freehand Drawing, Art Education, Medical Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Bell, Heather; Bell, Robin – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This article details an approach to teaching entrepreneurship to Higher National Diploma (HND) students that combines lecture-based and experiential learning processes to increase student learning, comprehension, and entrepreneurial skills. A UK university redesigned an entrepreneurship course to have students design and implement business plans…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Entrepreneurship, Lecture Method, Experiential Learning
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Muddiman, Esther – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
Both educational policies and academic literature assume that students take an instrumental approach to their studies at university. However, despite wide-ranging discussions in the academic literature about contemporary arrangements and practices in higher education, empirical examinations of these conditions are notably scarce. This article…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, Qualitative Research, Comparative Analysis
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Davies, Emma L.; Law, Cara; Hennelly, Sarah E. – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: Many existing interventions to reduce excessive drinking in university students attempt to target individual cognitions, which ignore the wider contextual features that drive excessive drinking and mark this as an important aspect of university life. The purpose of this paper is to explore students' views about preventing excessive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Young Adults
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Bárkányi, Zsuzsanna – Research-publishing.net, 2018
The present chapter examines learners' beliefs and attitudes with regard to speaking in a learning environment that is neither formal nor non-formal. The main research question is whether learners perceive Language Massive Open Online Courses (LMOOCs) as a completely informal context that is free of anxiety or rather as a virtual classroom where…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Educational Technology
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Cheung, Kevin Yet Fong; Elander, James; Stupple, Edward James Nairn; Flay, Michael – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Research on authorial identity has focused almost exclusively on the attitudes and beliefs of students. This paper explores how academics understand authorial identity in higher education. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with professional academics and analysed using thematic analysis, identifying themes at two levels. At the semantic…
Descriptors: Authors, Teaching Methods, Semantics, Student Attitudes
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