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Jones, Jennifer; Fleischer, Stephanie; McNair, Alistair; Masika, Rachel – Teaching in Higher Education, 2020
This article focuses on research into international undergraduates' transition experiences when starting UK higher education (HE). The study explored ways in which combined experiences of university learning, teaching and support and International Foundation Year (IFY) attendance at a pathway international college influence first year…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Foreign Students, Undergraduate Students, Educational Experience
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Parkinson, Tom – Teaching in Higher Education, 2017
Since its beginnings in the late 1970s, punk culture has been associated with counter-mainstream ideology and anti-institutional antagonism. In particular, formal education has been criticised in punk for sustaining oppressive social and conceptual orders and associated behavioural norms. Drawing on literature and interviews, this paper focuses on…
Descriptors: Student Subcultures, Higher Education, College Faculty, Educational Strategies
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Danvers, Emily; Hinton-Smith, Tamsin; Webb, Rebecca – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
The paper explores questions of power arising from feminist facilitators running a doctoral writing group at a UK university. Butler's [2014. Re-thinking Vulnerability and Resistance. [Online]. Accessed September 12, 2017.…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Feminism, Doctoral Programs, Writing (Composition)
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Salter-Dvorak, Hania – Teaching in Higher Education, 2014
This article considers how course design accommodates the adaptation of L2 students into the early stages of the master's dissertation (Social Sciences and Humanities) at a UK university. I present a contrastive process-oriented analysis of two students' experiences on different courses, extracted from a 13-month ethnographic study in which…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Graduate Students, Masters Theses, Foreign Countries