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Nabi, Ghulam; Walmsley, Andreas; Liñán, Francisco; Akhtar, Imran; Neame, Charles – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Drawing on entrepreneurship education (EE) theory, this article examines the role of learning and inspiration in developing students' entrepreneurial intentions in the First Year in Higher Education. This addresses the paucity of research on early university experiences of EE and their influence on entrepreneurial intentions. Using a longitudinal…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Intention, Vocational Interests, Outcomes of 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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Ang, Lawrence; Breyer, Yvonne Alexandra; Pitt, Joseph – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
"Recommendation" is a highly credible and powerful construct in marketing. This article investigates the construct "intention to recommend" in the context of student evaluations of teaching. Motivated by changes in the sector, the study explores what factors drive course recommendation and their relationship with each other. A…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Evaluation Methods, College Students
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Rosman, Tom; Peter, Johannes; Mayer, Anne-Kathrin; Krampen, Günter – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
The present article investigates the effects of epistemic beliefs (i.e. beliefs about the nature of knowledge and knowing) on the effectiveness of information literacy instruction (i.e. instruction on how to search for scholarly information in academic settings). We expected psychology students with less sophisticated beliefs (especially…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Information Literacy, Information Seeking, Intervention
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Aoun, Chadi; Vatanasakdakul, Savanid; Ang, Karyne – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Reflective teaching practice is often heralded as a pillar of effective tuition. However, the perceptions of multiple forms of feedback among learners and their contributions to reflective learning is yet to attract significant attention, particularly in the Information Systems (IS) context. This research investigates the antecedent constituents…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Learning Experience, Foreign Countries, Information Systems
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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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Matthews, Kelly E.; Mercer-Mapstone, Lucy D. – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Graduate learning outcomes in undergraduate science degrees increasingly are focussed on the development of transferrable skillsets. Research into, and comparisons of, the perceptions of students and academic staff on such learning outcomes has rarely been explored in science. This study used a quantitative survey to explore the perceptions of 640…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Science, Science Education, Majors (Students)
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Samuel, Gabrielle; Donovan, Claire; Lee, Jeung – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
The paper presents an evaluation of an MSc in Structural Integrity co-produced by Brunel University London and industry partner The Welding Institute (TWI), designed to supply 'work-ready' graduates. Pre-, mid- and post-course quantitative surveys were administered to students, and two mid-term focus groups were conducted. Pre- and post-course…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Partnerships in Education, Institutional Cooperation, Statistical Analysis
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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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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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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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Daniel, Ryan; Johnstone, Robert – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Despite the well-documented challenges that artists face in developing and sustaining a viable career, there is ongoing interest and enrolment in higher education programmes in the creative and performing arts. At the same time, extant research demonstrates that a higher education degree does not necessarily lead to enhanced career success for…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Artists
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Rubin, Mark; Wright, Chrysalis L. – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Working-class students tend to be less socially integrated at university than middle-class students. The present research investigated two potential reasons for this working-class social exclusion effect. First, working-class students may have fewer finances available to participate in social activities. Second, working-class students tend to be…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Social Integration, Working Class, Middle Class
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Ahmad, Syed Zamberi; Buchanan, Frederick Robert – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Transnational education is becoming a popular way for students to earn an attractive credential from a foreign university in emerging education hubs in Asia. In an era where students are staying closer to home for their education, this paper offers insights into the motivations or choice criteria used by students currently enrolled at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, Student Educational Objectives, College Choice
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