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Klegeris, Andis; McKeown, Stephanie Barclay; Hurren, Heather; Spielman, Lindsay Joy; Stuart, Maegan; Bahniwal, Manpreet – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
The ability to effectively problem solve is a highly valued competency expected of university graduates, independent of their area of study. Evaluation of problem-solving skill (PSS) development is hindered by a shortage of available tools for monitoring student progress and by lack of defined instructional strategies for development of these…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Problem Solving, Testing, Comparative Analysis
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Tomás-Miquel, José-Vicente; Expósito-Langa, Manuel; Nicolau-Juliá, Débora – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
In recent years, the literature has highlighted the importance of relational aspects on student attainment in higher education. Much of this previous work agrees with the idea that students' connectedness has beneficial effects on their performance. However, this literature has generally overlooked the influence that the discipline of study may…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, Creativity
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Castaño-Muñoz, Jonatan; Carnoy, Martin; Duart, Josep M. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
There is surprisingly little analysis of the employment and earnings impact on students of taking and completing Internet-based programs and of how it compares with earnings outcomes for graduates of face-to-face universities. This paper analyzes a follow-up survey of students who began attending the virtual Internet-based Open University of…
Descriptors: Virtual Universities, Case Studies, Electronic Learning, Foreign Countries
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Teferra, Damtew – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
This study documents and analyzes the contributions of flagship universities in Africa in teaching, learning, graduates, and research productivity since their inception. On the basis of empirical evidence (from an ongoing study) on eleven "flagship" universities in Africa--Addis Ababa, Botswana, Cairo, Chiekh Anta Diop, Dar es Salaam,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Enrollment Trends
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Severiens, Sabine; Meeuwisse, Marieke; Born, Marise – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2015
Past research has shown that, under certain conditions, student-centred and small-scale course programmes result in more academic success. The present study investigates these conditions in further detail. It is examined whether, in comparison to a course programme that is relatively more lecture-based, a student-centred course programme promotes…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Academic Achievement, Student Centered Curriculum, Lecture Method