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Topkaya, Nursel; Sahin, Ertugrul; Meydan, Betül – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The aim of this study was to develop a scale to determine the barriers affecting psychological help-seeking in college students. In line with this purpose, the validity and reliability of the scale were examined in five different studies. Exploratory factor analysis results suggested that the scale consists of five dimensions, labeled as…
Descriptors: Validity, Reliability, Barriers, College Students
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Jagdag, Davaa; Dembereldorj, Zoljargal – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The study aimed to explore Mongolian students' tendency of self-expression and a conduct of self-study at one university of Mongolia. It employed quantitative research method to explore the relationship between self-expression and self-study and examined them in terms of age, gender, years of study and field of study. The chi-squared test found…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Expression, Independent Study, Undergraduate Students
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Chen, Chi Yuan; Wang, Shu-Yin; Yang, Yi-Fang – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The purpose of the study is to explore the influence of teaching evaluations on teachers in that they might try to please their students by giving higher grades in order to get higher teaching evaluation scores. To achieve this purpose, the study analyzed the correlations between teaching evaluation scores, student's final grades and course fail…
Descriptors: Correlation, Teacher Evaluation, Scores, Academic Achievement
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Cakici, Dilek – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This study investigated the teachers' perceptions as to what extent learners should be involved in decision making processes concerning the general aspects of learner autonomy. The primary aim of the research was to find out learning autonomy perceptions of Turkish prospective teachers of English. It is also aimed to explore the effect of gender…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Student Participation, Personal Autonomy
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Kulak, Verena; Newton, Genevieve; Sharma, Rahul – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Objective: Enhanced knowledge retention and a preference towards a deep learning approach are desirable pedagogical outcomes of case-based learning (CBL). The CBL literature is sparse with respect to these outcomes, and this is especially so in the area of biochemistry. The present study determined the effect of CBL vs. non CBL on knowledge…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Retention (Psychology), Foreign Countries, Biochemistry
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Heinrichs, Karin; Jäcklin, Benjamin – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
During the post-formation phase, young ventures are often in danger of sliding into bankruptcy. The entrepreneur has to deal with a multitude of complex problems, decisions have to be made under time pressure or uncertainty, and upcoming crises have to be perceived in time. This paper presents seven critical incidents that are (1) realistic,…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Questionnaires, Risk, Financial Problems
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Yang, Chao-Ming; Hsu, Tzu-Fan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Visual communication design (VCD) is a form of nonverbal communication. The application of relevant linguistic or semiotic theories to VCD education renders graphic design an innovative and scientific discipline. In this study, actual teaching activities were examined to verify the feasibility of applying narrative theory to graphic design…
Descriptors: Design, Visual Literacy, Semiotics, Teaching Methods
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Salazar, Omar Cuevas; López, Ramona Imelda García; Garcia, Javier José Vales; Medina, Isidro Roberto Cruz – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The tutorship program is aimed at supporting students throughout their university career and its objective is to prevent future problems of adaptation in the educational ambience as well as intervening in matters of academic achievement. At the Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora (Technological Institute of Sonora) (ITSON), the individual tutorship…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Tutorial Programs, Statistical Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Özdemir, Yalçin; Güngö, Sabri – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This study was conducted to examine the attitudes of students enrolled in the pedagogical formation programs in order to become teachers towards the teaching profession. The students either graduated from faculties other than the education faculty or they were still enrolled in undergraduate programs of faculties other than the education faculty.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Du, Bin; Yang, Xuesong – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
In recent decades, traditional pathology education methodologies have been noticeably affected by new teaching approaches, including problem-based learning (PBL) and team-based learning (TBL). However, lack of outcome-based studies has hindered the extensive application of the TBL approach in the teaching of pathology in Chinese medical schools.…
Descriptors: Pathology, Teamwork, Medical Students, Problem Based Learning
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Yimer, Ibrahim; Nega, Rahel; Ganfure, Gemechu – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Turnover is a voluntary cessation of membership of an organization by an employee. Employee retention is one of the challenges facing several organizations in both the developed and developing countries of the world. It is profitable to proactively react for possible staff turnover intentions. This research was carried out to determine the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Turnover, Teacher Persistence, College Faculty
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Martindale, Dorothy; Olate, René; Anderson, Keith A. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
One of the most promising avenues for the development of professional values is involvement in professional student organizations. A convenience sample of baccalaureate social work students (n = 482) was drawn from 15 institutions. Regression analyses revealed several predictors of involvement in social work student organizations, including…
Descriptors: Student Organizations, Social Work, Online Surveys, Undergraduate Students
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Alam, Gazi Mahabubul; Parvin, Morsheda – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Since its inception, Higher Education (HE) has always been playing a critical role for national development through the development of skilled manpower and intellectual civic society. Continuous paradigm shifting in HE in term of institutions' pattern and course delivery mode and method has always been the part of the process of HE transformation.…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Qualitative Research, Interviews, Higher Education
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Humphries-Smith, Tania; Hunt, Clive – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This paper reports on an investigation into the potential to widen participation to Higher Education provided by a flexible learning MEng Engineering. The MEng is part of an integrated programme that provides progression routes from a traditional day release Apprenticeship, through HNC, FdEng at a Further Education College to a flexible learning…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Student Participation, Higher Education, Access to Education
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Peisachovich, Eva Hava; Nelles, L. J.; Johnson, Samantha; Nicholson, Laura; Gal, Raya; Kerr, Barbara; Celia, Popovic; Epstein, Iris; Da Silva, Celina – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Numerous forecasts suggest that professional-competence development depends on human encounters. Interaction between organizations, tasks, and individual providers influence human behaviour, affect organizations' or systems' performance, and are a key component of professional-competence development. Further, insufficient or ineffective…
Descriptors: Workshops, Experiential Learning, Simulation, Foreign Countries
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