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Shaw, Stuart D.; Werno, Magda A. – College and University, 2016
This case study sought to gain a better understanding of the impact of the Cambridge Acceleration Program on students' transition from high school to college at one American university. The findings from an online questionnaire indicate that many participants develop a range of skills that are perceived as important in the context of university…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Acceleration (Education), High School Students, College Students
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Canning, John – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2015
Despite numerous criticisms of the UK National Student Survey (NSS) institutional managers still strongly support its use in informing student choice, quality and assurance and quality enhancement activities. This article outlines a granular and nuanced benchmarking system for the NSS which provides both a "raw" score (weighted student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Surveys, Student Surveys, Weighted Scores
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Koper, Rob – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2015
How do (potential) students differ in their preferences for the organization of online and distance courses and programs, can these differences be grouped into preference profiles, and are there any associations between these profiles and variables, such as achievement and dropout, that are relevant for the promotion and design of online and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Online Courses
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Eccles, Jacquelynne S.; Wang, Ming-Te – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2016
Drawing on Eccles' expectancy-value model of achievement-related choices, we examined the personal aptitudes and motivational beliefs at 12th grade that move individuals toward or away from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) occupations at age 29. In the first set of analyses, occupational and lifestyle values, math ability…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Grade 12, Gender Differences, High School Students
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Rozek, Christopher S.; Hyde, Janet S.; Svoboda, Ryan C.; Hulleman, Chris S.; Harackiewicz, Judith M. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
A foundation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is critical for students' college and career advancement, but many U.S. students fail to take advanced mathematics and science classes in high school. Research has neglected the potential role of parents in enhancing students' motivation for pursuing STEM courses.…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Science Education, Mathematics Education, Parent Child Relationship