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Mohammad Izzat Morshidi; Peter K. H. Chew; Lidia Suárez – Higher Education Research and Development, 2024
Excessive educational expectations are risk factors for poor mental health among students in higher education. However, the literature on educational expectations has largely focused on primary and secondary students with paucity among tertiary students. This study describes the development of a multidimensional scale measuring perceived…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Expectation, Mental Health, Measures (Individuals)
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Baydarova, Irina – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
While researchers explored arising expectations and the mismatches in perceptions of doctoral students and supervisors, less attention has been placed on the causes of such mismatches. This study contributes to a broader understanding of the current issues hindering the alignment of mutual expectations in postgraduate supervision within a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Students, Supervisors, Faculty Advisers
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Joseph Jeyaraj, Joanna; Too, Wei Keong; Lasito, Eni Ermawati – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
At postgraduate level, success often depends on the ability to produce quality academic writing. To develop a framework to support postgraduate research writing, we explored the writing experiences of twenty-four postgraduate students from non-native English-speaking backgrounds. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with these participants,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Academic Language, Student Experience, Second Language Learning
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Zainal Badri, Siti Khadijah; Wan Mohd Yunus, Wan Mohd Azam; Ramos, Hazel Melanie; Mahmud, Norashikin – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
University students learning remotely from various locations has initiated a unique challenge for higher education institutions (HEIs), especially in managing both teaching and students' wellbeing amidst the COVID-19 pandemic due to the increased conflicts that occur when juggling study and life demands. However, little discussion is available to…
Descriptors: College Students, Distance Education, Mental Health, Well Being
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Kaur, Amrita; Kumar, Vijay; Noman, Mohammad – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
Discourse regarding modern doctoral studies criticises the traditional notion of doctoral education as being too narrow to facilitate knowledge creation and transfer towards the knowledge economy. This study considered the pedagogical links to supervisory practices to enable transformative learning experiences. The study, grounded in the…
Descriptors: Supervision, Teacher Student Relationship, Transformative Learning, Student Research
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Tran, Ly Thi; Stafford, Glen; Soejatminah, Sri; Gribble, Cate – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
Student mobility from countries in the Anglosphere to the Indo-Pacific has recently become a significant and growing phenomenon. While there has been a large body of literature on international Asian students' motivations to undertake overseas study, much less has been known about the desires students from English-speaking countries such as…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Motivation, Foreign Students, Foreign Countries
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Nachatar Singh, Jasvir Kaur – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
The student engagement concept has been revolutionised so that students play an active role alongside staff members in determining their student learning experiences. Although the development of student--staff partnerships enhances student engagement and experience, empirical research on partnerships in Malaysia is scant. This paper contributes to…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Foreign Students, Partnerships in Education, Extracurricular Activities
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Nachatar Singh, Jasvir Kaur – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Although there has been a large body of Western literature exploring adjustment experiences of international students, limited research has been conducted to understand the connections between factors and academic success particularly concerning postgraduate international students. This paper fills this gap in the literature from a non-Western…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research
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Cole, David R. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Study abroad programs at university are supported as a means to expand university operations beyond the study walls of the institution, and to help students become aware of and cope with the demands of an increasingly interconnected and globalised world. This paper questions the assumptions that underlie the tendencies in contemporary study abroad…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, College Students, Educational Benefits
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Morley, Louise – Higher Education Research and Development, 2014
Drawing on data gathered from British Council seminars in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Dubai on "Absent Talent: Women in Research and Academic Leadership" (2012-2013), this paper discusses academic women's experiences and explanations for women's under-representation as knowledge leaders and producers in the global academy. Participants from…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Women Faculty, Instructional Leadership, Females
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Volet, S. E.; Ang, G. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2012
One of the major educational goals of the internationalisation of higher education is to prepare students to function in an international and inter-cultural context. Cultural diversity on university campuses creates ideal social forums for inter-cultural learning, yet, one of the most disturbing aspects of the internationalisation of higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Global Approach, Campuses
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Kiley, Margaret; Wisker, Gina – Higher Education Research and Development, 2009
Most work on threshold concepts has hitherto related to discipline-specific undergraduate education, however, the idea of generic doctoral-level threshold concepts appeared to us to provide a strong and useful framework to support research learning and teaching at the graduate level. The early work regarding research-level threshold concepts is…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Social Sciences, Identification, Foreign Countries
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Lai, Kelvin; Nankervis, Susan; Story, Margot; Hodgson, Wayne; Lewenberg, Michael; Ball, Marita MacMahon – Higher Education Research and Development, 2008
Throughout 2003-04 five cohorts of students in their final year of school studies in various Malaysian colleges and a group of students completing an Australian university foundation year in Malaysia sat the International Student Admissions Test (ISAT). The ISAT is a multiple-choice test of general academic abilities developed for students whose…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Scores