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Jaspal, Rusi – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2015
UK higher education (HE) has become increasingly diverse. Despite the clear social, economic and pedagogical benefits of diversity, it can also be challenging for identity as it may bring about psychological change and compel both the "dominant majority" and "minorities" to adjust to the presence, identities and worldviews of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Self Concept, Social Psychology
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Baxter, Jacqueline – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2012
Student retention and progression has exercised the HE sector for some time now, and there has been much research into the reasons why students drop out of Higher Education courses. (Allen, 2006; Buglear, 2009;). More recently the Higher Education Academy Grants Programme Briefing (HEFCE, 2010), outlined a number of areas that emergent project…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, School Holding Power, Open Universities
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Ellaway, Rachel; Begg, Michael; Dewhurst, David; Macleod, Hamish – E-Learning, 2006
Learning technologies are becoming a common, and in many cases essential, component of the contemporary learning environment. As such, those who design, implement and control these encompassing technologies have emerged as major contributors to the success (or otherwise) of such systems. This article considers the power and responsibilities of…
Descriptors: Interviews, Educational Technology, College Environment, Classification