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van der Meer, Jacques; Skalicky, Jane; Speed, Harriet – Journal of Leadership Education, 2019
Increasingly, universities are involved in providing leadership development opportunities that support students' academic endeavours and their personal and professional development, including employability and citizenship skills. Leadership experiences are beneficial not only for students, but also for universities, the wider community, and future…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Leadership Training, Student Leadership, Educational Benefits
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Hawe, E.; Lightfoot, U.; Dixon, H. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
In this paper, we explore first-year undergraduate students' experiences and perceptions regarding the use of exemplars, with reference to the development of student self-regulation. The study was carried out at a tertiary education institution in New Zealand where the second author was a lecturer. This author used exemplars with two classes of…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Metacognition
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Ryan, Jonathon; Rabbidge, Michael; Wang, Yi; Field, Jenny – Journal of International Students, 2019
While the satisfaction of international students is frequently surveyed, much of this research is based on a very limited range of closed-item data collection methods, producing findings that partially reflect the researchers' assumptions in designing the survey items. Recognizing the potential value in using methods that are more openended and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Students, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries
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Wu, Shaoqun; Fitzgerald, Alannah; Yu, Alex; Witten, Ian – International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Learning collocations is one of the most challenging aspects of language learning as there are literally hundreds of thousands of possibilities for combining words. Corpus consultation with concordancers has been recognized in the literature as an established way for language learners to study and explore collocations at their own pace and in…
Descriptors: Phrase Structure, Computational Linguistics, Indexes, English (Second Language)
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Charteris, Jennifer; Smardon, Dianne – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2019
Student voice literature has been well mapped with a range of participatory frameworks and typologies over the last three decades. These acknowledge neoliberal uses of voice that reflect a pervasive marketised approach to education, where young people are consumers, teachers surveilled, and leaders are wedged between government and community…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Tokenism, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Ram, Rajesh – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
The Australian brushtail possum ("Trichosurus vulpecula") is one of many animal species classifed as alien under the biosecurity system in New Zealand. However, it is against the possums that a relentless campaign is perpetrated. This article attempts to explain some of the many reasons behind such intense negativity, and in doing so,…
Descriptors: Animals, Classification, Wildlife, Risk
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Beatson, Nicola J.; Berg, David A. G.; Smith, Jeffrey K. – Accounting Education, 2019
More than just intelligence is needed to learn accounting. We see from prior work that the non-cognitive aspects of learning can influence the experience for accounting students. We investigate by survey both self-efficacy beliefs [Bandura, A. (1977). Self-efficacy: toward a unifying theory of behavioral change. Psychological Review, 84(2),…
Descriptors: College Students, Business Administration Education, Accounting, Student Attitudes
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Allen, Louisa – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Homophobia is an enduring issue within schooling contexts internationally. This paper attempts to rethink homophobia from the perspective of heterosexual students' accounts of bearing witness to it. Within the existing literature it has been LGBTQ students who have held the responsibility for naming and recounting homophobia. This paper re-orients…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Social Bias, Student Attitudes, Student Role
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Li, Liang; Franken, Margaret; Wu, Shaoqun – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
Lexical bundles, recurrent multiword combinations in a register, are extremely common and important discourse building blocks in academic writing. An increasing number of studies have investigated lexical bundles in academic writing in recent years, but few studies have explored L2 learners' interpretations of their own bundle production,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Doctoral Programs, Phrase Structure
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Fyall, Glenn; Metzler, Michael W. – Physical Educator, 2019
In 1999, the New Zealand government released a new Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum that reflected a fundamental shift from the traditional and dominant skill mastery approach. The "new" HPE curriculum was based on humanistic principles and supported by constructivist notions of teaching and learning, within a critical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Curriculum
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Wells, Paul K. – Accounting Education, 2019
This paper seeks to redress a gap in research regarding the effect of contact with accountants (stereotype targets) on the perceptions people have of accounting. Contact with accountants has often been suggested as a strategy for changing the stereotypical perceptions people have of accounting. This study examines how contact with accountants…
Descriptors: Accounting, Professional Personnel, Misconceptions, Stereotypes
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Jolley, Alison; Hampton, Samuel J.; Brogt, Erik; Kennedy, Ben M.; Fraser, Lyndon; Knox, Angus – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2019
This study compares the field experience and development of sense of place (in this case, human attributed meanings and attachments to the field area) in geoscience students on three separate course sections of a six-day introductory geological mapping field trip. Students stayed in a small farm station within their 4 km[superscript 2] field area,…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Science Instruction, Geology, Maps
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Moskal, Adon Christian Michael; Wass, Rob – Computer Science Education, 2019
Background and Context: Encouraging undergraduate programming students to think more about their software development processes is challenging. Most programming courses focus on coding skill development and mastering programming language features; subsequently software development processes (e.g. planning, code commenting, and error debugging) are…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Undergraduate Students, Programming, Programming Languages
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Liu, Xiaohua; Brown, Gavin T. L. – Journal of Research in Reading, 2019
Although there have been extensive theoretical discussions on the various reading skills needed in academic situations, empirical investigations on this topic are scarce. There is even much less research on the latent structure underlying those skill needs. This study attempts to fill this gap by investigating the perceived factorial structure of…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Academic Language, Factor Structure, Undergraduate Students
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Sotardi, Valerie A.; Thompson, Elyse; Brogt, Erik – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
In late 2017, the New Zealand Government introduced a finance policy in which citizens without prior tertiary experience could be eligible for 1 year of tertiary education without fees. The current study was conducted to examine new entrant students' self-reported influence of the Fees-Free Policy on their decision to enrol in university and…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Fees, Higher Education, Academic Persistence
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