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Ingleby, Ewan – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper is about HE in FE (higher education in further education) in England. The content reflects on the nature of this form of higher education by presenting research findings from a qualitative inductive research study. The policy-makers ideally wish to see higher education leading to vocational expertise and employability. The research has…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Employment Potential
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Fullana, Judit; Pallisera, Maria; Colomer, Jordi; Fernández Peña, Rosario; Pérez-Burriel, Marc – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
This article presents the results of a study aimed at determining the perceptions of students participating in reflective learning (RL) experiences at the University of Girona (Spain), specifically regarding the benefits and challenges of this methodology. Four focus groups were organized with students who had participated in RL experiences on…
Descriptors: Reflection, Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Scott, G. W.; Furnell, J.; Murphy, C. M.; Goulder, R. – Studies in Higher Education, 2015
Biology teachers in a UK university expressed a majority view that student learning autonomy increases with progression through university. A minority suggested that pre-existing diversity in learning autonomy was more important and that individuals not cohorts differ in their learning autonomy. They suggested that personal experience prior to…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Independent Study, Biology, Foreign Countries