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Xueying Gao; Yuting Chen; Laurie O. Campbell – Higher Education Research and Development, 2024
Previous studies have examined bullying behaviors in K-12 education and workplaces, yet there are few attempts to explore academic bullying experiences in higher education. In this study, a survey named "Graduate Assistant and Faculty/Supervisor's Professional Relationship" was developed and validated through measuring United States…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Bullying, Measures (Individuals)
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S. Ananthram; S. Bawa; D. Bennett; C. Gill – Higher Education Research and Development, 2024
Gender equity is an area of concern within STEM, where women are underrepresented in education and career roles. Increasing the representation of women in STEM and removing negative gender stereotypes are necessary actions, both of which can be fostered during formal education through employability initiatives and in the workplace. This study…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, STEM Education, Gender Differences, College Science
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Jasper Roe; Mike Perkins; Gi Kunchana Chonu; Abhishek Bhati – Higher Education Research and Development, 2024
In this article we report on a study of higher education students' (N = 256) perceptions on the willingness, pressure, and frequency of their peers to cheat in online assessments at an Australian university in Singapore during the COVID-19 induced Online Teaching and Assessment period (COTA). MANOVA was used to identify the differences in…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Cheating, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Rachel Busbridge; Ashlee Cunningham; Mark Chou – Higher Education Research and Development, 2024
Despite being a degree that leads to diverse employment in a wide range of industries, the Bachelor of Arts (BA) has long had a bad reputation when it comes to employment outcomes for graduates. The challenge of overcoming this disjuncture has significant implications for current and prospective BA students, especially with respect to attrition…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Student Attitudes, College Freshmen, Sense of Community
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Cotronei-Baird, Valeria S.; Chia, Austin; Paladino, Angela; Johnston, Alexandra – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
This paper reports the findings of a qualitative study examining the influence of professional development (PD) on tutors' teaching philosophies. It found that tutors construe their role in three ways: as transmitter, facilitator, or reflexive practitioner. The findings suggest most tutors, prior to a PD program, hold a teacher-focused conception…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Tutors, Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods
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Kim, Sugene – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
This study explores Japanese students' perceptions of and experiences with peer review in English writing classes. While the benefits of peer review for second language (L2) students are generally acknowledged, some studies have claimed that students from Asian cultures are predisposed to not benefit fully from this process because they tend to…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Student Attitudes
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Lin, Feng; Lim, Lyndon; Ho, Yan Yin; Tan, Bao Zhen; Lim, Wei Ying – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
This study adapted and validated Barnard's Online Self-Regulated Learning Questionnaire (OSLQ) to assess adult learners' (n = 1302) online self-regulation, and examined its relation with attitude towards online learning and perceived online learning satisfaction. It was found that age and employment status were important demographic factors…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Validity, Electronic Learning, Self Management
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Jia Zhang; Sipei Xu; Qinan Huang – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
This mixed-method study explored academics' beliefs about interdisciplinary research collaboration (IDRC) and their influences on collaborative practices in a Chinese research university. Exploratory interviews with nine academics were first conducted to examine their beliefs about IDRC. The findings revealed that the academics' beliefs about IDRC…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Universities, College Faculty, Interdisciplinary Approach
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David Carless – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
This paper discusses teacher capacities for implementing learning-focused feedback processes within the social contexts of feedback regimes. Data are derived from longitudinal interviews carried out with six recipients of an award for good feedback practice; supplemented by documentary analysis of feedback artefacts; and an interview with the key…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Literacy, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Raduescu, Corina; Hecimovic, Angela; Coupe, Janine – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced universities worldwide to deliver emergency remote online teaching and learning. This study analyses teaching practices at a globally ranked Australian university. These practices were adopted to develop connection with students in the absence of face-to-face learning. Complex adaptive system theory is applied, and…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Social Networks, Learner Engagement, Distance Education
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Hardy, Alison; Murray, Rowena; Thow, Morag; Smith, Michelle – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
The practitioner-academic transition can be a challenge. There are often tensions and difficulties involved in identity change, key aspects of which are writing, publishing, and maintaining the writing habit. In order to support this transition, the writing meeting framework, originally designed to support academic writers in changing and…
Descriptors: Career Change, Professional Identity, Writing for Publication, Researchers
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Gravett, Karen; Winstone, Naomi E. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
In the context of a marketised higher education system, meaningful interpersonal connections remain of paramount importance to many students. Using a story-completion method, we examine how relationships impact upon students' experiences of higher education, and explore the importance of relational pedagogies. We draw upon data from a longitudinal…
Descriptors: Alienation, Student College Relationship, Student Experience, College Freshmen
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Cui, Ying; Schunn, Christian D.; Gai, Xiaosong – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
This study investigated the revision effectiveness of peer feedback in comparison with teacher feedback, before and after a peer feedback training intervention that was designed to be implementable in large teaching load contexts and with EFL students. Fifty-six EFL students across two different class sections received teacher or peer feedback…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Writing Instruction, Peer Evaluation
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Daniel, Scott – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
After decades of increasing evidence in favour of active learning, lecturing remains the dominant face-to-face teaching mode. Just as a rigorous research approach is required to understand how to improve student learning outcomes, we also need research about how to reform teaching practice. Some initial steps in this direction have shown that…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Lecture Method, Outcomes of Education, Faculty Development
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Hsieh, Tzu-Ling – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
This study attempted to answer two questions: (a) Are there significant differences in students' motivation for enrollment among freshmen of an education department between universities with high, medium, and low academic levels? and (b) Can the academic level of the universities and enrollment motivation significantly predict students' engagement…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Student Motivation, Learner Engagement, Student Behavior
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