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Kandiko Howson, Camille; Buckley, Alex – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2017
Student engagement has become a key feature of UK higher education, but until recently there has been a lack of data to track, benchmark and drive enhancement. In 2015 the first full administration ran in the UK a range of survey items drawn from the US-based National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). This is the latest example of international…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Construction, College Freshmen, College Seniors
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Vaughan, Norman; Cloutier, David – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
The purpose of this student-faculty partnership research study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a blended four-year Bachelor of Education Elementary Program at a Canadian university using the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) framework. Data was collected from the first graduating cohort of students from the B.Ed. program in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Research, College Faculty
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Hui, Sammy King Fai; Cheung, Hoi Yan – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2015
Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is often seen to be constraining and focused on specific skill development for specific occupations. This goal is at odds with the demands of a knowledge economy that requires more general educational outcomes for an uncertain and unpredictable labour market. For this reason, Hui (2012) has…
Descriptors: Cultural Literacy, Learner Engagement, National Surveys, Correlation
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Chan, Kevin; Cheung, George; Wan, Kelvin; Brown, Ian; Luk, Green – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2015
In understanding how active and blended learning approaches with learning technologies engagement in undergraduate education, current research models tend to undermine the effect of learners' variations, particularly regarding their styles and approaches to learning, on intention and use of learning technologies. This study contributes to further…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Technology Integration, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students
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Nauffal, Diane I. – Tertiary Education and Management, 2012
Quality is a multi-dimensional concept and embraces all functions and activities of higher education (academic programs, research, and community services) in all their features and components. Traditionally quality was a measure of resources and reputation. In recent years there has been a shift in emphasis to institutional best practices such as…
Descriptors: College Students, Learner Engagement, Trend Analysis, Educational Quality
Hsieh, Tzu-Ling – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship among learning motivation, engagement behaviors, and performance of undergraduate students. 178 junior students are surveyed from five colleges at a four-year research university in Taiwan. The scales of motivation, engagement, and perceived learning outcomes are adapted from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Motivation, Learner Engagement
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Hsieh, Tzu-Ling – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2014
The purpose of this study is to understand predictors of different learning outcomes among various student background characteristics, types of learning motivation and engagement behaviors. 178 junior students were surveyed at a 4-year research university in Taiwan. The scales of motivation, engagement and perceived learning outcomes were adapted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Motivation, Learner Engagement, Prediction
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Francescucci, Anthony; Foster, Mary – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2013
Previous research on blended course offerings focuses on the addition of asynchronous online content to an existing course. While some explore synchronous communication, few control for differences between treatment groups. This study investigates the impact of teaching a blended course, using a virtual, interactive, real-time, instructor-led…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Students, Blended Learning
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Wong, Arch Chee Keen – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2015
This study examines the lived experiences of students as expressed in their reflections on their experiences of learning at Ambrose University in Calgary. It uses quantitative outcomes-related data from the National Survey of Student Engagement and the Theological School Survey of Student Engagement to illuminate qualitative data obtained through…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Student Attitudes, Student Participation, Personal Narratives
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Heng, Kreng – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2014
This study examined the relationships between student engagement in academically relevant activities and their academic achievement in the first year of university in Cambodia, and tested the presence of conditional effects of student engagement on achievement by students' gender, geographical origin, and pre-university academic experience. The…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement, College Freshmen, Correlation
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Carr, Rodney; Palmer, Stuart; Hagel, Pauline – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2015
This article reports on an investigation into the validity of a widely used scale for measuring the extent to which higher education students employ active learning strategies. The scale is the active learning scale in the Australasian Survey of Student Engagement. This scale is based on the Active and Collaborative Learning scale of the National…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Learner Engagement, Foreign Countries, Student Surveys
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Jensen, Kathrine; Bennett, Liz – International Journal for Academic Development, 2016
This paper explores a model for developing student and staff partnerships to enhance the quality of teaching and learning and situates the model in literature on student engagement. The model enables staff and students to step outside their normal roles and the traditional student-teacher relationship into a less pre-defined mode of interaction…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Partnerships in Education, Educational Improvement, Change Agents
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Chipchase, Lucy; Davidson, Megan; Blackstock, Felicity; Bye, Ros; Clothier, Peter; Klupp, Nerida; Nickson, Wendy; Turner, Deborah; Williams, Mark – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Much has been written about why students engage in academic studies at university, with less attention given to the concept of disengagement. Understanding the risks and factors associated with student disengagement from learning provides opportunities for targeted remediation. The aims of this review were to (i) explore how student disengagement…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Alienation, Higher Education, College Students
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Richardson, Sarah; Radloff, Ali – Teaching in Higher Education, 2014
Discussions of the quality of learning in university education often focus on curricula. Less attention is paid to the role of student-staff interactions. In a context in which a host of factors place pressure on the opportunities for students and staff to interact, it is important to use empirical insights to inform decisions about how to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Surveys, Student Surveys
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2013
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), launched in 2000 and updated in 2013, documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, National Surveys, Educational Quality, Student Characteristics
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