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Jihyun Lee; Rachel Brooks; Jessie Abrahams – Higher Education Research and Development, 2024
Despite existing empirical work that explores the multiple ways in which students develop a sense of belonging in higher education, there is a dearth of comparative research about the extent to which the concepts of community and belonging are central to what it means to be a student and how students in different national contexts (beyond…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Student Experience, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Ortiz-Bonnin, Silvia; Blahopoulou, Joanna; Montañez-Juan, María Isabel; García-Buades, M. Esther – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
This study analyzes Team Emotional Intelligence (TEI) in project teams in higher education. Specifically, we tested the direct effects of TEI on team satisfaction, as well as the relationship between negative emotions that emerge during teamwork and team satisfaction, and whether this relationship is moderated by TEI. Multilevel analyses were…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Psychological Patterns, Negative Attitudes, Student Satisfaction
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Xu, Xing; Peng, Jing; Xia, Yunni; Zhang, Rui – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
Despite an extensive body of literature scrutinising international students' short-term and long-term mobility experiences, little is known about the connection between the two. To address this gap, this study looks into the perception of a group of Chinese international students on how participation in their short-term mobility (STM) experience…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Foreign Students, Student Experience, Achievement Gains
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Heron, Marion; Baker, Sally; Gravett, Karen; Irwin, Evonne – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
Although the importance of developing students' academic literacies has been well-established, academic oracy has been forgotten. There is a paucity of attention to oracy in higher education, despite the key role played by students' oral communication in academic achievement and graduate employability. This study offers a scoping review of the…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Communication Skills, Literacy, Higher Education
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Bernardo, Ana B.; Galve-González, Celia; Cervero, Antonio; Tuero, Ellián – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
University dropout is a phenomenon of growing interest in the knowledge society. However, it is a complex phenomenon in which a variety of academic and social variables interact with each other. Cyberbullying is also something that has been the subject of increased research recently, and although it has most often been studied in primary and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, College Freshmen, Intention
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Monereo, Carles; Liesa, Eva – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
This study analyses early career researchers' identity positions from a dialogical-self perspective and their experiences when facing significant research events over their career trajectory. An idiographic longitudinal approach, based on the Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), and a narrative methodology were used. Five social science…
Descriptors: Novices, Researchers, Professional Identity, Experience
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Shum, Alex; Fryer, Luke K.; Cano, Francisco; Berbén, Ana Belen García; Pichardo-Martínez, M. Carmen – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
Much of formal higher education research on learning experiences has focused on processing strategies and outcomes, however, less attention has been paid to their precursors. This study employed Biggs' 3P model to examine the contributions of learning conceptions (as part of learning patterns (LPs) research; construction of knowledge, intake of…
Descriptors: Nature Nurture Controversy, Learning Processes, Environmental Influences, Learning Strategies
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Castro-Lopez, Adrián; Cervero, Antonio; Galve-González, Celia; Puente, Javier; Bernardo, Ana B. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
University dropout is a phenomenon of growing interest due to the high financial costs that it involves for both families and states. Various variables have been studied in order to understand why this problem occurs. Satisfaction with the degree choice, study self-regulation and social adaptation within the university are some of the variables…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Student Satisfaction, Self Management
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Brooks, Rachel; Gupta, Achala; Jayadeva, Sazana; Abrahams, Jessie – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
Across Europe, assumptions are often made within the academic literature and by some social commentators that students have come to understand the purpose of higher education (HE) in increasingly instrumental terms. This is often linked to processes of marketisation and neo-liberalisation across the Global North, in which the value of HE has come…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Role of Education, Higher Education, Correlation
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Ayala Calvo, Juan Carlos; Manzano García, Guadalupe – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
This study investigated the influence of psychological capital on the acquisition of employability skills among final-year university students. The study also looked into whether employability skills played a mediating role in the relationship between psychological capital and employability as perceived by undergraduates. With a time-lagged design…
Descriptors: College Graduates, College Seniors, Young Adults, Business Administration Education
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Martin, Tania Josephine; Serrano-Estrada, Leticia; Esteve-Faubel, José-María – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
This study addresses the problem of facilitating critical thinking about the real-world complexities that underlie the Sustainable Development (SD) concept among university students of architecture. The Socratic Seminar was adopted because of its characteristic exploratory questions that are closely aligned to the question-types used by the…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Sustainable Development, College Students, Architectural Education
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García-Merino, José Domingo; Urionabarrenetxea, Sara; Fernández-Sainz, Ana – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
This article identifies the profiles of students whose performance is improved by the PBL method, and the influence of certain student-dependent factors that lead to improvement. Effects on performance vary from one student to another, so we distinguish between outcomes among low-performing, average-performing, and high-performing students. To…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Student Improvement, Student Characteristics, College Students
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Moriña, Anabel; Sandoval, Marta; Carnerero, Fuensanta – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
This article analyses the perspectives of faculty members on disability in higher education. Their testimonies give value to the attitudes and qualities of university students with disabilities and show how they influence their professional and personal development. We carried out a qualitative study, through interviews with 119 faculty members of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Students with Disabilities, College Students
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Corcelles, M.; Cano, M.; Liesa, E.; González-Ocampo, G.; Castelló, M. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
During their doctoral studies, students undergo an emotionally and intellectually intensive process involving a wide range of positive and negative experiences. This article analyses PhD students' perceptions of the most positive and negative experiences related to doctoral study conditions. Previous researchers have primarily focused on analysing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Students, Student Attitudes, Student Experience
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Aubert, Adriana; Álvarez, Pilar; Girbés-Peco, Sandra; Molina, Silvia – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Feudal structures and power relationships that Spanish universities inherited from Franco's dictatorship have damaged the quality of educational research. However, the emergence of initiatives aimed to address these limitations have been identified. In this article, we analyze the impact of the Multidisciplinary International Conference on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Power Structure, Educational Research, Conferences (Gatherings)
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