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Barringer, Alexandra; Papp, Lauren M.; Gu, Pamela – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
The current study examined whether college students' sense of belonging changed following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants were 252 (66.7% female) first- and second-year college students at a large public university in the United States. It was hypothesized that students would report a decrease in their sense of belonging from…
Descriptors: College Students, Sense of Community, Student Attitudes, COVID-19
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Ahlberg, Anders – Higher Education Research and Development, 2008
Obligatory educational training of Swedish university teachers rarely involves senior teaching staff from research-dominated environments, despite the positive effects of junior staff training. Senior science academics were surveyed to gauge their views on the principles of teaching and learning and of teaching rewards. These views were compared…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Research, Conflict Resolution, Foreign Countries
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Macauley, Peter; Evans, Terry; Pearson, Margot; Tregenza, Karen – Higher Education Research and Development, 2005
As more digital data become publicly available new opportunities for researchers in education are arising. Researchers may be unaware of the existence and usefulness of such data even though these are freely available. In this article the use of one such source of information is described and its potential for research into research education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Researchers, Bibliometrics, Educational Research
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Pham, Binh; Bruce, Christine; Stoodley, Ian – Higher Education Research and Development, 2005
The collective consciousness of effective groups of researchers is characterized by shared understandings of their research object or territory. In this study, we adopted a phenomenographic approach to investigate information technology (IT) research, and its objects and territories, as they are constituted in the experience of IT researchers.…
Descriptors: Researchers, Information Technology, Higher Education, Educational Research
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L'Hommedieu, Randi; And Others – Higher Education Research and Development, 1988
A discussion of the use of meta-analysis to study the effects of student rating feedback on college teacher behavior traces the source of failure of the method and outlines the elements necessary for comprehensive meta-analysis. Researchers are cautioned to report their results more thoroughly and clearly. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Educational Research, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement