NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 236 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Di Pietro, Giorgio – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
Research across several countries has shown that degree classification (i.e. the final grade awarded to students successfully completing university) is an important determinant of graduates' first destination outcome. Graduates leaving university with higher degree classifications have better employment opportunities and a higher likelihood of…
Descriptors: Classification, Foreign Countries, Academic Degrees, Education Work Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Carlhed, Carina – European Educational Research Journal, 2017
The article is a critical sociological analysis of current transnational practices on creating comparable measurements of dropout and completion in higher education and the consequences for the conditions of scientific knowledge production on the topic. The analysis revolves around questions of epistemological, methodological and symbolic types…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Graduation Rate, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jessop, Tansy; Tomas, Carmen – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2017
Evidence from 73 programmes in 14 U.K universities sheds light on the typical student experience of assessment over a three-year undergraduate degree. A previous small-scale study in three universities characterised programme assessment environments using a similar method. The current study analyses data about assessment patterns using descriptive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Evaluation, Summative Evaluation, Undergraduate Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cross, Simon; Whitelock, Denise – Interactive Learning Environments, 2017
The new pedagogical opportunities that massive open online course (MOOC) learning environments offer for the teaching of fee-paying students on university-accredited courses are of growing interest to educators. This paper presents a case study from a postgraduate-taught course at the Open University, UK, where a MOOC performed the dual role of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Universities, Fees, Student Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Yayeb, Aziza A. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Universities receive a great deal of attention by governments due to its vast importance in development and economy. Productive type of universities are the most affective in this regard as they are producers of income, research, patents, intellectual activities, and good graduates. No wonder, they are always ranked highly among international…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Finance, Income, Reputation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Langan, A. Mark; Scott, Nick; Partington, Shobana; Oczujda, Agnieszka – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
Institutions are understandably interested in the profile of their own reputations based upon publicly available data about student experiences. The UK's National Student Survey (NSS) metrics are integrated into several "Good University" calculations, whereas teaching teams most often use the survey's text comments to change practices,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Surveys, Student Surveys, Statistical Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cheung, K. Y. F.; Stupple, E. J. N.; Elander, J. – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
One approach to plagiarism prevention focuses on improving students' authorial identity, but work in this area depends on robust measures. This paper presents the development of a psychometrically robust measure of authorial identity--the Student Attitudes and Beliefs about Authorship Scale. In the item generation phase, a pool of items was…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Plagiarism, Academic Discourse, Psychometrics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Casey, Ashley; Fletcher, Tim – Sport, Education and Society, 2017
In many professions there are qualifications to gain and professional standards to achieve. Lawyers pass the bar and doctors pass their boards. In academic life the equivalent is a doctorate, closely followed by a profile of peer-reviewed publication. To hold a doctoral degree is the common requirement to become "academic" but does it…
Descriptors: Standards, Doctoral Degrees, College Faculty, Teacher Qualifications
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Winter, Emma; Chapleo, Chris – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
In recent years there has been increased discussion of the subjective, emotional and sociological factors influencing student choice of university. However, there is a dearth of information exploring what constitutes these feelings. This exploratory paper uses the conceptual model of the servicescape to provide insight into the emotional factors…
Descriptors: Universities, Higher Education, College Choice, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Guiné, Raquel; Costa, Daniela; Correia, Paula; Costa, Cristina; Correia, Helena; Castro, Moises; Guerra, Luis; Seeds, Catherine; Coll, Collette; Radics, Laszlo; Arslan, Meahmet; Soylu, Soner; Tothova, Monika; Toth, Peter; Basile, Salvatore – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to characterize the agricultural activities and past experiences in professional training in the context of mobile learning in different countries (Portugal, Spain, Slovakia, Hungary, UK, Italy and Turkey). Design/methodology/approach: For the survey, a questionnaire was prepared in English and Portuguese and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Agricultural Production, Food
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jin, Lixian; Cortazzi, Martin – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2017
Internationalising higher education (HE) shows tensions between recruiting international students as a means of securing income and meeting their particular educational needs towards practices of caring for their social, psychological, intercultural and educational well-being. This paper briefly outlines the extent of current HE…
Descriptors: Universities, International Education, Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Spencer-Oatey, Helen; Dauber, Daniel – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2017
According to a recent report, the top skill that employers are looking for in graduates is an ability to work collaboratively with teams of people from a range of backgrounds and countries. So as universities seek to internationalise, an important question is how successful they are in developing this skill. Both research and anecdotal evidence…
Descriptors: Teamwork, International Education, Skill Development, Cultural Awareness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chamberlain, John Martyn – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
Against the backdrop of contemporary debates surrounding the public role of criminology, this article argues that a key barrier to ensuring that the next generation of criminologists is equipped with the skills necessary to engage in critical forms of citizenship, is the quantitative "skills gap" that undergraduate students possess as a…
Descriptors: Criminology, Statistical Analysis, Case Studies, Mathematics Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rowbottom, N. – Accounting Education, 2017
The paper examines the performance of accounting and finance students entering university via a "widening participation" scheme that seeks to attract students who have been historically under-represented in higher education. Focus is placed on the policy of providing contextual entry offers that recognise that academic qualifications be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, College Admission, Accounting
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dear, Denise V. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
This article provides quantitative evidence on the effect on learning outcomes of contrasting teaching styles applied to a class of Level 3 final-year students on a BTEC Applied Science course within a further education college in the UK. Two topics within a unit were taught using either a student-centred or teacher-centric (instructional)…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Outcomes of Education, Student Centered Learning, Statistical Analysis
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  16