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Meggiolaro, Silvia; Giraldo, Anna; Clerici, Renata – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
This paper examines individual and institutional characteristics which may influence the outcomes of university students' careers. Withdrawals, course changes, delays and graduations of students enrolled in first-cycle degree courses in a large public university in Italy are examined. Individual longitudinal data from administrative archives were…
Descriptors: Risk, Models, Educational Experience, College Preparation
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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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Lilles, Alo; Rõigas, Kärt – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Various studies show that higher education institutions contribute to regional economic development by R&D, creation of human capital, knowledge and technology transfer, and by creation of a favourable milieu. It is brought out that the basic procedure is to sum expenditures of the college community (students, faculty, staff and visitors)…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Geographic Regions, Research and Development, Statistical Analysis
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Noaman, Amin Y.; Ragab, Abdul Hamid M.; Madbouly, Ayman I.; Khedra, Ahmed M.; Fayoumi, Ayman G. – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
This paper presents a developed higher education quality assessment model (HEQAM) that can be applied for enhancement of university services. This is because there is no universal unified quality standard model that can be used to assess the quality criteria of higher education institutes. The analytical hierarchy process is used to identify the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Universities, Questionnaires
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Lee, Hye-Jung; Lee, Jihyun; Makara, Kara A.; Fishman, Barry J.; Teasley, Stephanie D. – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
This study explores how the relationship between college students' learning strategies and their grade point average (GPA) differs across two culturally different institutions. Surveys of 621 students at a South Korean university and 824 students at a university in the USA were used to assess four types of learning strategies: motivation-related,…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Grade Point Average, Learning Strategies, High Achievement
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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
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Simpson, Adrian – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Within higher education systems, different institutions deliver different patterns of disciplines. A simple analysis of the structure of that pattern of disciplines across institutions in one higher education system uncovers a surprising relationship. That is, the key dimensions which describe that structure align nearly perfectly with dimensions…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Classification, Intellectual Disciplines, Predictive Validity
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Herman, Chaya – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
This article provides a quantitative picture of doctoral education in South Africa up to 2010, from the time the first doctorate was awarded in 1899. It identifies the different institutional profiles and emphases of doctoral graduation in South African universities at various periods of time in the context of economic, political and social…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Doctoral Degrees
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Cadez, Simon; Dimovski, Vlado; Zaman Groff, Maja – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
The workload of most academics involves two main activities: research and teaching. Despite the dual nature of the work, career advancement usually chiefly depends on research performance. Since academics are rational actors, warnings are beginning to emerge that current predominantly research-based performance evaluation systems may be…
Descriptors: Faculty Evaluation, College Faculty, Educational Quality, Higher Education
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Balloo, Kieran; Pauli, Regina; Worrell, Marcia – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Undergraduate students are likely to have a range of reasons for attending university and expectations about their education. The current study aimed to determine the most prevalent reasons and expectations among students, and how these differed based on their personal circumstances. First-year undergraduate psychology students completed a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Expectation, Questionnaires, Psychology
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Glass, Chris R.; Gesing, Peggy; Hales, Angela; Cong, Cong – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
The proportion of first-generation international students at US institutions ranges from one-tenth to one-half of the total international student body. First-generation status is an underexplored, and potentially significant, demographic factor in international students' adaptation to college. Researchers used structural equation modelling (SEM)…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Foreign Students, Structural Equation Models, Sense of Community
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Jones, C. M.; Green, J. P.; Higson, H. E. – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
This study investigates whether the completion of an optional sandwich work placement enhances student performance in final year examinations. Using Propensity Score Matching, our analysis departs from the literature by controlling for self-selection. Previous studies may have overestimated the impact of sandwich work placements on performance…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Job Placement, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Roman, Teodora; Maxim, Alexandru – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Our purpose is to assess the influence of national culture and higher education on entrepreneurship among students and fresh graduates. The aim was to determine whether the grouping of students based on certain personality traits (most of which are connected to culture) is effective at predicting entrepreneurial intention and whether…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Multivariate Analysis, Higher Education, Goal Orientation
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Yirmiyahu, Albert; Rubin, Ofir D.; Malul, Miki – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Many studies assessing national policy reforms in education focus on the likelihood of acquiring an advanced education and the associated returns in the labor market. In this paper, the authors investigate the impact of the Israeli Academic Colleges Law that was designed to promote the acquisition of higher education among all segments of the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Arabs
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Grimes, Anthony; Medway, Dominic; Foos, Adrienne; Goatman, Anna – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
In the context of higher education, this study examines the extent to which affective evaluations of the student experience are influenced by the point at which they are made (i.e. before the experience begins, whilst it is happening and after it has ended). It adopts a between-groups quantitative analysis of the affective evaluations made by 360…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Student Attitudes, Student Experience, Graduate Students
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