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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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Standish, Trey; Umbach, Paul D. – Research in Higher Education, 2019
This study uses college student survey data and corresponding administrative data on campus recreation facility usage, academic performance, physical education class attendance, and co-curricular participation to examine nonresponse bias in college student surveys. Within the context of the Groves (Public Opin Q 70:646-675, 2006) Alternative Cause…
Descriptors: Bias, College Students, Student Surveys, Evidence
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Brandle, Shawna; Katz, Stacy; Hays, Anne; Beth, Amy; Cooney, Cailean; DiSanto, Jacqueline; Miles, Linda; Morrison, Abigail – Open Praxis, 2019
The results of the first cross-campus survey of student opinions on Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) courses are in: City University of New York (CUNY) students like their ZTC courses, primarily for the cost savings and ease of access. The survey results yield rich data about how positively students feel about their Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) courses as…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Student Surveys, Undergraduate Students, Student Costs
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Morton, Cory M.; Wells, Melissa; Cox, Trish – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
This article presents results from an exploratory study conducted as a component of an assessment of the implicit curriculum in one master's-level social work program. Web-based surveys were used to collect data from 80 graduate social work students in online and face-to-face programs. Findings indicate students who perceived social media as more…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Social Work, Counselor Training, Social Media
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Wacker, Aaron T. – Contributions to Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine music education majors' perceptions of lesson planning in the university curricula. Specifically, the author was interested in which classes the respondents were taught to construct and use lesson plans, their perceptions about the importance of lesson planning, and how prepared they felt to use lesson…
Descriptors: Lesson Plans, Majors (Students), Music Education, Music Teachers
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Fulop, Melinda Timea; Tiron-Tudor, Adriana; Cordos, George Silviu – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
The need for change in the accounting and audit profession is a topic discussed and accepted by both regulators and accounting professionals. The authors aimed to investigate whether audit education has an effect on the existence of the audit expectation gap. To achieve this objective, they administered a survey on students, used as proxies for…
Descriptors: Expectation, Accounting, Financial Audits, Stakeholders
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Gibbons, Sydney; Trette-McLean, Taylor; Crandall, AliceAnn; Bingham, Jennie L.; Garn, Cheryl L.; Cox, Jonathan C. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: The purpose of the study was to examine student perspectives about college mental health including the primary mental health issues affecting students, common college student stressors, student awareness of campus mental health resources, and mental health topics students want more information about. Participants: Participants were 822…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Peer Relationship, Student Surveys, Mental Health
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MacLennan, Helen – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Student plagiarism in higher education is widespread and presents a growing concern for faculty and administrators who are intent on upholding academic integrity. However, a myopic view of plagiarism as a purely ethical issue is misguided. It is not always simply a deliberate attempt to deceive. Through the involvement of students in an…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Plagiarism, Action Research, Case Studies
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He, Lan; Liu, Ersi – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the influence of cultural differences on the design and management of two franchise programs and one joint degree program run by a Chinese university in partnership with a British university and a French university. The cross-cultural challenges and the differences in the strategies taken by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, College Administration, Governance
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Sauvé, Louise; Fortin, Anne; Viger, Chantal; Landry, France – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Study programme withdrawal and student perseverance in post-secondary education are major challenges for post-secondary institutions, especially in view of the increasing difficulty of retaining the student clientele during the first year of university studies. To analyse the challenges students face in terms of learning strategies, we asked…
Descriptors: Accounting, Learning Strategies, Academic Persistence, Barriers
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Medini, Khaled – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
The increase of individualised customer demands and tough competition in the manufacturing sector gave rise to more customer-centric operations management such as products and services (mass) customisation. Mass customisation (MC), which inherits the "economy of scale" from mass production (MP), aims to meet specific customer demands…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Manufacturing, Concept Teaching, Case Studies
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Schlak, Timothy M.; Johnston, Bruce – Public Services Quarterly, 2018
This article presents an innovative textbook reserve program at a mid-sized academic library. Research conducted subsequent to the program's launch showed a positive correlation between students' use of the program and their perceived academic success. In addition, the program has proved effective at helping students with college affordability.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Textbooks, Case Studies
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King, Russell; Sondhi, Gunjan – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2018
This paper breaks new ground in its comparative analysis of two international student migration (ISM) streams, one from the Global South to the Global North (India to developed Anglophone countries), and the other within the Global North (UK to North America, Europe and Australia). These two ISM movements reflect different positionalities within…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Study Abroad, Comparative Analysis
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Al-Naqbi, Ali Khalfan; Alshannag, Qasim – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to investigate United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) students' knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward education for sustainable development (ESD) and the environment. Several independent variables (i.e. students' gender, nationality, college, academic level and grade point average [GPA]) were also considered.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Knowledge Level, Student Attitudes
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Regalla, Michele; Davies, Alex; Grissom, Donita; Losavio, Antonio – Multicultural Perspectives, 2018
This study investigates a service-learning program for university students seeking teacher certification examined through the lens of sociocultural theory. Data was collected from teacher candidates (TCs) in the form of surveys and an open-ended writing assignment. Administrators from the partner schools were also interviewed to provide their…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Writing Assignments, Feedback (Response), Sociocultural Patterns
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