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Nieminen, Juuso Henrik; Asikainen, Henna; Rämö, Johanna – Studies in Higher Education, 2021
Self-assessment has been portrayed as a way to promote lifelong learning in higher education. While most of the previous literature builds on the idea of self-assessment as a formative tool for learning, some scholars have suggested using it in a summative way. In the present study, we have empirically compared formative and summative models for…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Study, Self Efficacy, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Sotardi, Valerie A.; Brogt, Erik – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
During the transition to university, early summative assessments may serve as powerful indicators of academic performance and perceived competence by students. How students learn in preparation for these assessments may be determinants of task-related experience and outcomes. The current study investigated the influences of learning strategies on…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Student Experience, Student Adjustment, Summative Evaluation
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Söderhjelm, Teresa; Björklund, Christina; Sandahl, Christer; Bolander-Laksov, Klara – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Demands on academic leadership are increasing, which raises the need for leadership training. This article describes development and implementation of a group training intervention in academic leadership at a departmental level. Little systematic research has addressed the question of what forms of leadership training are associated with…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Content Analysis, Leadership Training, Intervention
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Ang, Lawrence; Breyer, Yvonne Alexandra; Pitt, Joseph – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
"Recommendation" is a highly credible and powerful construct in marketing. This article investigates the construct "intention to recommend" in the context of student evaluations of teaching. Motivated by changes in the sector, the study explores what factors drive course recommendation and their relationship with each other. A…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Evaluation Methods, College Students
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Jayasingam, Sharmila; Fujiwara, Yuji; Thurasamy, Ramayah – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Employability is always used as a measure to gauge the value of graduates. Hence, most past studies attempted to identify competencies that can enhance the level of employability of graduates today. While these past studies found some competencies to be more important than others, the influence of graduate's attitude, mainly their level of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Employment Potential, Human Resources
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Ballantine, Joan; Guo, Xin; Larres, Patricia; Yu, Miao – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This study explores authorial identity and plagiarism among Chinese students studying accounting and business in China by drawing on Pittam et al.'s [2009, "Student Beliefs and Attitudes about Authorial Identity in Academic Writing." "Studies in Higher Education" 34 (2): 153-170] Student Authorship Questionnaire (SAQ). Chinese…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Models
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Albert, Cecilia; Davia, María A.; Legazpe, Nuria – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This article analyses the determinants of job satisfaction amongst Spanish academics, paying particular attention to the impact of research productivity and differences across graduation cohorts. Research productivity is a very relevant factor in explaining job satisfaction in academics in different stages of their career. Interesting differences…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Productivity, Higher Education, Teacher Motivation
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Diniz, António M.; Alfonso, Sonia; Araújo, Alexandra M.; Deaño, Manuel; Costa, Alexandra R.; Conde, Ângeles; Almeida, Leandro S. – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Based on a multidimensional definition of academic expectations (AEs), the authors examine students' AE component scores across countries and genders. Two samples (343 Portuguese and 358 Spanish students) completed the Academic Perceptions Questionnaire (APQ) six months after enrolling in their universities. Factorial invariance was ensured across…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, College Freshmen, Expectation, Cross Cultural Studies
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Cheong, Kee-Cheok; Hill, Christopher; Leong, Yin-Ching; Zhang, Chen – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
As human capital came to the fore in the discourse on economic growth, so too has the concepts of employment prospects and employability attributes as students transit to the labor market. This paper examines three issues in this transition in the context of Malaysia. These are, first, how important is employment prospects a consideration when…
Descriptors: Employment, Employers, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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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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Knight, Rachael-Anne; Dipper, Lucy; Cruice, Madeline – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
"Viva voce" exams are used in many disciplines as a test of students' knowledge and skills. Whilst acknowledged as a useful form of assessment, vivas commonly lead to a great deal of anxiety for students. This anxiety is also apparent for vivas in phonetics, where the students must produce and recognise sounds drawn from across the…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Peer Teaching, Mentors, Phonetics
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Heng, Tang T. – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Mainland Chinese students form the largest international tertiary student population in the USA, yet most discourse around them tends to adopt a deficit perspective. Adopting a hybridized sociocultural framework, this qualitative study follows 18 Chinese undergraduates over one year to examine how challenges they face are influenced by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Social Bias, Undergraduate Students
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Ahmad, Syed Zamberi; Hussain, Matloub – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Previous studies on the destination choices of international students have mainly focused on the mobility of students from non-English-speaking countries to English-speaking countries, with limited attention being paid to the investigation of the factors that determine the flow of international students in emerging education hubs in the Middle…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Choice, Foreign Students, Foreign Countries
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Macfarlane, Bruce – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
The allocation of authorship credit in academic publication raises complex ethical issues but is comparatively under-researched, particularly in the social sciences. The paper analyses the results of research into attitudes to multiple authorship based on a survey questionnaire of academics working in education faculties in universities in Hong…
Descriptors: Authors, Writing for Publication, Faculty Publishing, Teacher Surveys
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Martín, P.; Potocnik, K.; Fras, A. B. – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Innovation in the workplace has been claimed to be a key factor in organizational survival and success. As future workers, university students are a major source of future innovations in organizational settings. Before they enter the labour market, it is in the context of Higher Education that they start developing some of their long-term…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Achievement Need, Innovation, Longitudinal Studies
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