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Henri, D. C.; Morrell, L. J.; Scott, G. W. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Learner autonomy is a primary learning outcome of Higher Education in many countries. However, empirical evaluation of how student autonomy progresses during undergraduate degrees is limited. We surveyed a total of 636 students' self-perceived autonomy during a period of two academic years using the Autonomous Learning Scale. Our analysis suggests…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Personal Autonomy, Outcomes of Education, Undergraduate Students
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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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Hanson, Jana M.; Paulsen, Michael B.; Pascarella, Ernest T. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
This study examined the effects of good teaching practices on post-baccalaureate degree aspirations using logistic regression techniques on a multi-institutional, longitudinal sample of students at 4-year colleges and universities in the USA. We examined whether eight good teaching practices (non-classroom interactions with faculty, prompt…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Aspiration, Regression (Statistics)
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Yin, Hongbiao; Wang, Wenlan; Han, Jiying – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
The quality of undergraduate teaching is an issue under heated dispute in China. This study examined Chinese undergraduate students' perceptions of teaching quality and the effects on their approaches to studying and course satisfaction. A sample of 2,043 students from two full-time universities in mainland China responded to a questionnaire…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires
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Money, Arthur; Coughlan, Jane – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
Team teaching is becoming more common in undergraduate programmes of study although the relative merits to the more traditional individually taught courses have not been determined for best practice. For this study, 15 final-year undergraduate computer science students were interviewed to gain insight into their learning experiences. A thematic…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Undergraduate Students, Learning Experience, Computer Science Education