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Wilkinson, Clare – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The principle that research should demonstrate impact is now a central driver in UK research policy, with some describing the UK as having undergone a 'culture change' in regards to evidencing the value and contribution of academic research (Watermeyer, R. 2012. "From Engagement to Impact? Articulating the Public Value of Academic…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, Transfer of Training, Research Skills
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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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Pnevmatikos, Dimitris; Christodoulou, Panagiota; Georgiadou, Triantafyllia – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
An effective instructional approach for promoting critical thinking is a challenge not only for Higher Education but also for lower educational levels. In this paper, we argue that values and knowledge education (VaKE) is an instructional approach, which could be implemented in Higher Education to promote students' critical thinking skills and…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Values Education, Teaching Methods
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Al Hallak, Louna; Ayoubi, Rami M.; Moscardini, Alfredo; Loutfi, Mohamed – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper investigates the dynamics of student enrolment in the Syrian private higher education sector. The paper adopts a system dynamics approach, to construct suitable simulation models that could be used to examine the complex and dynamic interactions between student flows, staff ratios and investments in plant and facilities. The study…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, College Administration, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education
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Fearon, Colm; Nachmias, Stefanos; McLaughlin, Heather; Jackson, Stephen – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This study investigates the role of personal values as motivational antecedents for understanding higher education (HE) student career decidedness among university business school (UBS) students. We propose a new "protean"-informed HE student career decidedness model for theorizing how both personal values and social capital mediators…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Career Choice, Higher Education, Focus Groups
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Nixon, Elizabeth; Scullion, Richard; Hearn, Robert – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Intensifying marketisation across higher education (HE) in England continues to generate critical commentary on the potentially devastating consequences of market logic for pedagogy. In this paper, we consider the student-consumer prominent in these debates as a contested yet under-analysed entity. In contrast to the dominance of "homo…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Commercialization, Student Satisfaction
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Billett, Stephen; Cain, Melissa; Le, Anh Hai – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Higher education students are increasingly engaging in work experiences, often directed towards enriching their study and promoting employability. Considerable institutional and personal resources are directed towards these experiences. It is important, therefore, to identify how to utilise them in achieving particular educational purposes. An…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Employment, Health Education, Intervention
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Rungfamai, Kreangchai – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This paper aims to deal with lingering governance issues of a prestigious university in a developing country of Southeast Asia. It provides a description of environments, changes, and university stakeholders' perceptions in terms of governance arrangements of Chiang Mai University (CMU), which was selected as a National Research University in…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Taylor, C. A.; Harris-Evans, J. – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This article draws on the philosophy of Deleuze and Guattari to reconceptualise transition to Higher Education. In doing so it contributes a new theoretical approach to understanding transition to Higher Education which largely remains under-theorised, uncritical and taken-for-granted. Drawing on data from two projects, the article activates…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Philosophy, Critical Incidents Method, Student Adjustment
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Esson, James; Wang, Kevin – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Since 2010, Myanmar has been transitioning from an authoritarian military regime towards a parliamentary democracy. Several education policies have been launched as part of this political transformation process, including the reform of Myanmar's flagship higher education institution, Yangon University. This article investigates the reform of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Social Change, Political Influences
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Stockfelt, Shawanda – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This article reports on the findings from a longitudinal analysis of 2976 boys from the Next Steps (formerly LSYPE) data set. It unites the existing literature on ethnic gaps in attainment and higher education participation (HEP) to offer deeper, more holistic insight into the relationship between ethnicity and educational outcomes. The article…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Longitudinal Studies, Outcomes of Education, Higher Education
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Sales de Aguiar, Thereza R.; Paterson, Audrey S. – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This study contributes to the debate on sustainability in higher education through a project conducted in a single Scottish university that incorporated sustainability into undergraduate accounting education through the application of a real-world problem in the form of a social and environmental report. Data from study participants were collected…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Undergraduate Study, Accounting
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Cheung, Kevin Yet Fong; Elander, James; Stupple, Edward James Nairn; Flay, Michael – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Research on authorial identity has focused almost exclusively on the attitudes and beliefs of students. This paper explores how academics understand authorial identity in higher education. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with professional academics and analysed using thematic analysis, identifying themes at two levels. At the semantic…
Descriptors: Authors, Teaching Methods, Semantics, Student Attitudes
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Maxwell-Stuart, Rebecca; Taheri, Babak; Paterson, Audrey S.; O'Gorman, Kevin; Jackson, William – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This study extends our knowledge on co-creation of value in higher education. The paper examines the relationship between support, co-creation of value and students' satisfaction, as well as moderating factors including mode of study and fee status, via 979 survey responses from undergraduate students. Analysis using partial least squares found…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, Fees
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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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