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Chipchase, Lucy; Davidson, Megan; Blackstock, Felicity; Bye, Ros; Clothier, Peter; Klupp, Nerida; Nickson, Wendy; Turner, Deborah; Williams, Mark – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Much has been written about why students engage in academic studies at university, with less attention given to the concept of disengagement. Understanding the risks and factors associated with student disengagement from learning provides opportunities for targeted remediation. The aims of this review were to (i) explore how student disengagement…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Alienation, Higher Education, College Students
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Davey, Todd; Plewa, Carolin; Struwig, Miemie – Education & Training, 2011
Purpose: This paper aims to identify the differences between African and European students with regard to their entrepreneurial intentions, attitudes towards entrepreneurship, role models and entrepreneurial experience. It also aims to set the scene for future comparative research between developing and developed countries in the area of graduate…
Descriptors: Role Models, Foreign Countries, Developed Nations, Entrepreneurship
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Russell-Bowie, Deirdre – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2010
This paper reports the findings of a study on pre-service teachers' background and confidence in music and visual arts education. The study involved 939 non-specialist pre-service primary teachers from five countries. Initially the paper identifies the students' perceptions of their background and confidence in relation to music and visual arts…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Visual Arts, Student Attitudes
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O'Sullivan, Margo C.; Wolhuter, Charl C.; Maarman, Ruaan F. – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2010
Comparative Education as a subject or course on teacher education curricula mainly continues to be taught in Ireland, some African and East European countries and a few colleges in Ireland, the UK and several universities in the USA, Canada, Western Europe, Latin America and Australia. This research compares Irish and South African students'…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education