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Francis Kewene; Kate Morgaine; Sarah Colhoun; Sue Crengle – Higher Education Research and Development, 2024
In Aotearoa New Zealand, significant health inequities persist between Maori (the Indigenous people) and non-Maori. These ethnic-based inequities are intrinsically linked to Aotearoa New Zealand's colonial and colonising racist history. Decolonising health systems imbued with racist ideology, and mitigating inequities, is foundational to improving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Ethnic Groups, Public Health
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Shannon Mason; Katrina McChesney – Higher Education Research and Development, 2024
A range of structural, interpersonal and individual factors contribute to the extent to which people can access higher education and experience inclusion and equity once there. This paper considers the experiences of parents in higher education settings, and examines the extent to which universities in two countries support parents' inclusion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Maps, Campuses, Inclusion
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Kay Hammond; Julie Trafford – Higher Education Research and Development, 2024
The peer review of journal article manuscripts is a complex and emotionally fraught process. This article draws on how 25 academic authors used metaphor to describe their experiences of manuscript peer review. A critical analysis of these metaphors provided insight into the structures, relationships of power, and their emotional impacts. Over…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Writing for Publication, Peer Evaluation, Journal Articles
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Wald, Navé; Kumar, Vijay; Sanderson, Lara J. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
Team or co-supervision of doctoral students has been adopted by many universities in different parts of the world. This study focuses on a key aspect of this supervision model that is both a perceived advantage and a challenge, namely the need for supervisors to work collaboratively with colleagues for the benefit of students. It argues that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Collegiality, Supervision, Doctoral Students
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Barrow, Mark; Xu, Linlin – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
While previous studies have explored many aspects of teacher educators' identities, limited attention has been paid to how teacher educators understand the process of their academic identity construction in higher education. To address this issue, we draw on interviews and other supplementary data collected from 19 teacher education academics in…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Professional Identity, Higher Education, Intervention
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González-Betancor, Sara M.; Fernández-Monroy, Margarita; Galván-Sánchez, Inmaculada; López-Puig, Alexis J. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
Implementation of the European Higher Education Area changed the assessment model in higher education towards a competence-based system, so that students are assessed by what they demonstrate they can do (competences). However, assessment of certain key competences, such as reading, ceases at higher education. The question remains whether reading…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Academic Achievement, Competence
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Kumar, Vijay; Wald, Nave – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
Doctoral education and supervision have changed in recent decades. The increasing prevalence of co-supervision has been a notable aspect of this, but change also includes stricter accountability and quality assurance measures, such as the quantification of workload allocations in supervision as well as of academic work more broadly. This paper…
Descriptors: Educational Cooperation, Supervision, Doctoral Students, Faculty Workload
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Skakni, I.; Maggiori, C.; Masdonati, J.; Akkermans, J. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
This study examines the extent to which career competencies (knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to manage one's own work and learning experiences to achieve the desired career progression) are prevalent amongst early career researchers (ECRs). We adapted the Career Competencies Questionnaire [Akkermans, J., Brenninkmeijer, V., Huibers, H.,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Development, Competence, Job Skills
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Spronken-Smith, R. A.; Brown, K.; Cameron, C.; McAuliffe, M. J.; Riley, T.; Weaver, C. K. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
This article explores how doctoral graduates in Aotearoa New Zealand are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. A survey captured the employment and mobility situations of doctoral graduates from 2019 to early 2021 from six of the eight universities in NZ. The 406 survey responses were analysed using descriptive statistics, as well as drawing on…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Career Development, Doctoral Degrees
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Evans, Tanya; Klymchuk, Sergiy; Murphy, Priscilla E. L.; Novak, Julia; Stephens, Jason; Thomas, Mike – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
This study describes an intervention that introduced a period of solving non-routine problems into tertiary STEM lectures. The aim was twofold: to attempt to increase student engagement and to introduce them to the kind of domain-free abstract reasoning that involves critical, creative and innovative thinking. The study involved over 600 STEM…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Learner Engagement, Abstract Reasoning, Critical Thinking
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'Ofamo'oni, Jasmin; Rowe, Nicholas – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
How are Pacific students redesigning their own learning environments, in response to the cultural distance between Western tertiary education and their needs as Indigenous people? This study explores how Pacific students are applying their cultural values within tertiary learning spaces in which teachers are absent, disrupting educational…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Dance, Undergraduate Students, Cooperative Learning
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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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Povey, Rhonda; Trudgett, Michelle; Page, Susan; Coates, Stacey Kim – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
Despite increasing representation in higher education, Maori leaders are still seeking to overcome historical inequities and racial discrimination. This study investigates the circumstances of Maori leadership in higher education from a strength-based standpoint, highlighting the critical role Maori academics fulfil in senior leadership positions…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders, Racism
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Fa'avae, David Taufui Mikato; Tecun, Arcia; Siu'ulua, Sione – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
Indigenous scholars constantly contend with deficit tendencies associated with the value and place of their cultural knowledge and practices within higher education. When gender is imbued through a racialised view of indigeneity or the indigenous scholar, the proposition of 'other' and 'othering' becomes a struggle of power relations which…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Masculinity, Race, Sex
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Ruwhiu, Diane; Staniland, Nimbus; Love, Tyron – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
Indigenous academics are often faced with a balancing act between the danger and risk of critiquing the institutions within which they reside, and the duty or obligation they feel to do so. As Indigenous Maori academics located within three different business schools across Aotearoa New Zealand, our work in both research and teaching is often…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Indigenous Populations, Risk, Criticism
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