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Watson, Rose Mary; Pennington, Lindsay – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2015
Background: Communication difficulties are common in cerebral palsy (CP) and are frequently associated with motor, intellectual and sensory impairments. Speech and language therapy research comprises single-case experimental design and small group studies, limiting evidence-based intervention and possibly exacerbating variation in practice. Aims:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cerebral Palsy, Communication Problems, Psychomotor Skills
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McGowan, Susan L.; Ward, Elizabeth C.; Wall, Laurelie R.; Shellshear, Leanne R.; Spurgin, Ann-Louise – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2014
Background: Many speech and language therapists (SLTs) work with patients who have a tracheostomy. There is limited information about their working practices and the extent to which recent publications and research have influenced the speech and language therapy management of the tracheostomized patient. Aims: This study reviews the current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Patients, Allied Health Personnel, Speech Language Pathology
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Merdian, Hannah Lena; Warrior, John Kyle – Psychology Teaching Review, 2015
This study investigated students' communication preferences in educational settings, resulting in an empirical model of effective communication between students and lecturers. Students from a psychology department at a UK university were asked about their preferred communication tool for academic purposes, including social networking, emails,…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Preferences, Interpersonal Communication, Communication Strategies
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Kok, Seng Kiat; McDonald, Claire – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
The changes in government funding alongside external pressures of increased international and national competition have meant that higher education institutions need to excel in a turbulent environment. The leadership, governance and management (LGM) of academic departments are key concerns. This study investigates the correlation between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Departments, Leadership
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McCartney, Elspeth; Muir, Margaret – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2017
School-leaving for pupils with long-term speech, language, swallowing or communication difficulties requires careful management. Speech and language therapists (SLTs) support communication, secure assistive technology and manage swallowing difficulties post-school. UK SLTs are employed by health services, with child SLT teams based in schools.…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Learning Disabilities, Speech Therapy, Speech Language Pathology
Toprak, Elif; Genc-Kumtepe, Evrim – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2014
Communication is an indispensable part of international cooperation and it requires managing different cultures. Being prepared to see and understand different values, trying to understand contrasting views in a consortium, can decrease the potential of misperception which otherwise may act as a real barrier to cooperation. This is why…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Open Education
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Jollands, Margaret; Jolly, Lesley; Molyneaux, Tom – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2012
This paper explores what work readiness means for two cohorts of graduate engineers, one from a traditional curriculum, the second from a largely project-based curriculum. Professional bodies and employers have defined a set of attributes for engineering graduates so that graduates will be "work ready". Problem-based learning (PBL) is…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Problem Based Learning, Graduates, Active Learning
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Floyd, Alan; Fung, Dilly – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
In the UK and elsewhere, the idea of "distributing leadership" in universities is becoming more popular. Yet, there is surprisingly little research on this topic. This paper reports on a funded study which explored how one institution had implemented a newly conceived "distributed" leadership model, specifically to investigate…
Descriptors: Interviews, Online Surveys, Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research
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Rogers, Lynne; Hallam, Susan; Shaw, Jacquelene; Rhamie, Jasmine – British Journal of Special Education, 2009
The introduction of alternative curricula in the UK for students in the secondary phase is one of a number of strategies designed to improve attendance at school, reduce exclusion and improve attainment. Skill Force is a charitable youth initiative that offers 14- to 16-year-old students a key skills based vocational alternative to the traditional…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Attendance
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Brown, Stephen – Campus-Wide Information Systems, 2014
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to qualitatively describe an attempt to enhance curriculum design and delivery processes in universities through the development and introduction of new information systems and procedures. Design/methodology/approach: The author examines the experiences of five out of the total 27 institutions involved in the…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Higher Education, Curriculum Design, College Curriculum
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Wilmot, Natalie Victoria; Rushton, Diane; Zandona Hofmann, Anelise Seleme – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2016
Business schools have the responsibility of preparing students for work in multicultural organisations and global markets. This paper examines a situated learning experience for undergraduates through a virtual collaboration between a UK university and a Brazilian university. This facilitated remote communication using social media and smart…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Foreign Countries, Social Media
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Jones, Geraldine; Edwards, Gabriele; Reid, Alan – ALT-J: Research in Learning Technology, 2009
In this paper we discuss a case study investigating how the academic and personal development of first year students on an undergraduate sports education degree can be supported and enhanced with mobile SMS (Short Message Service) communication. SMS-based technologies were introduced in response to students' particular needs (in transition to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Focus Groups, Computer Assisted Instruction, Student Surveys
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Osmani, Mohamad; Weerakkody, Vishanth; Hindi, Nitham M.; Al-Esmail, Rajab; Eldabi, Tillal; Kapoor, Kawaljeet; Irani, Zahir – Tertiary Education and Management, 2015
Graduate employability has become an issue since there are broad mismatches between the acquired graduate skills from university and the required skills by employers. While previous researches have outlined the salient skills that need to be embedded in graduate education, to date no studies have attempted to methodically identify and synthesize…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, College Graduates, Trend Analysis
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Zheng, Weijia – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2017
This paper reports an ethnographic study of a group of Chinese international students' emotion-management experiences in intercultural adjustment in a UK university context. Drawing on a social constructionist paradigm, it investigates students' constructions of their emotion-management strategies, and the effects of social interactions on the…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Foreign Students, Emotional Response, Foreign Countries
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Martins, Jorge Tiago – Learning Organization, 2016
Purpose: Focusing on the specific context of two European old industrial regions--South Yorkshire (UK) and North Region of Portugal--this paper aims to identify and conceptualise a set of relational capabilities that business leaders perceive to play a key role in industrial rejuvenation. Design/Methodology/Approach: A qualitative research design…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Industry, School Business Relationship
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