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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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Saida Affouneh; Katherine Wimpenny; Dimitar Angelov; Soheil Salha; Zuheir N. Khlaif; Dana Yaseen – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
Research practices in Arab universities, especially the use of qualitative methods, tend to fall behind international standards of excellence; hence, the relatively small number of qualitative journal articles published by Arab academics. Conducting research in Palestine is particularly problematic due to the continued Israeli occupation and its…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Foreign Countries, Educational Cooperation, Universities
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Hajar, Anas – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
Phenomenography is an empirical approach to ascertain the qualitatively different ways in which individuals experience and understand aspects of the world around them. Originating in educational research (Marton, F., & Säljö, R. (1976). On qualitative differences in learning. 1- outcome and process. "British Journal of Educational…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Educational Research, Qualitative Research, Epistemology
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Darwin, Stephen – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
The transforming contexts of higher education are heightening the imperative for more sophisticated understandings of student learning. An increasingly critical challenge is how to most effectively engage with student perspectives to more effectively understand the nature of their learning experiences. Traditionally, student ratings have been the…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Rating Scales
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Wass, Rob; Anderson, Vivienne; Rabello, Rafaela; Golding, Clinton; Rangi, Ana; Eteuati, Esmay – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
Higher education (HE) research often draws on a range of qualitative research approaches. However, some methods developed in other fields are underutilised in HE research, even though they could be of great use for answering particular kinds of research questions, or for involving students more actively in the research process. In this article, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Photography, Social Action, Research Methodology
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Sinclair, Jane; Aho, Anne-Maria – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Learning management systems (LMSs) are widely used in higher education and offer a gateway to innovative, technology-enhanced teaching and learning. However, many university staff still choose not to adopt them or do not explore the more creative functionality. Previous research has developed models of technology adoption which map observed…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Jorre de St Jorre, Trina; Oliver, Beverley – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
The ability of graduates to proactively develop, adapt and repackage their capabilities (or attributes) is an essential aspect of employability. This study was conducted at Deakin University, where graduate capabilities have been recast as graduate learning outcomes, and employability is frequently referenced. In light of significant curriculum…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Employment Potential, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries
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Peregrina-Kretz, Diliana; Seifert, Tricia; Arnold, Christine; Burrow, Jeffrey – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Utilizing an ecological model as a framework, we analyze the role of peers as connectors between an array of microsystems within a student's post-secondary experience. We examine data from 128 student focus group participants from four colleges and eight universities in Ontario, Canada and conclude that peer interactions, both formal and informal,…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Peer Influence, Peer Counseling, Coaching (Performance)
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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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Kirk, Gillian – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
The literature suggests that student attrition at the university level has been of growing concern in many countries. Student attrition has a number of implications for universities, chief amongst them are losses to revenue and investment in higher education. While many studies have examined causes for attrition from an institutional perspective,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Academic Persistence, Student Attrition, Student Attitudes
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Zhu, Qiyun; Carless, David – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Peer feedback carries a number of potential benefits to students, yet how they learn in the process remains under-researched. Building on ideas of feedback as dialogue, this study aims to unpack the respective perceptions of the provider and the receiver of peer feedback in relation to the benefits and challenges of dialogue about academic…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Huang, Yating – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Drawing on in-depth interviews and classroom observations with 14 academics from the field of applied sciences, this case study provides empirical evidences on the research-teaching nexus in the context of Chinese research universities by examining the multi-layered factors at the individual, institutional and organisational levels. The study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Researchers, Research Universities
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Lasen, Michelle; Evans, Snowy; Tsey, Komla; Campbell, Claire; Kinchin, Irina – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
We investigated the quality of work-integrated learning (WIL) assessment design in higher education programmes, through review of peer-reviewed studies published internationally and in English, 1990-2015. Such a review is timely in light of vested interests from a range of WIL stakeholders; high-level endorsement of WIL across university…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Electronic Libraries
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Mertkan, Sefika; Bayrakli, Hatice – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
This article is about being and becoming a qualitative researcher in Turkey, a context with a distinctive quantitative tradition shaped by the post-positivist paradigm where qualitative research has not yet reached the mature stage it enjoys elsewhere. Exploring the challenges of swimming against the tide unattended and keeping going, it argues…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Researchers, Professional Identity, Qualitative Research
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van Gelderen, Ingrid; Matthew, Susan M.; Hendry, Graham D.; Taylor, Rosanne – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Good teaching that supports final year students' learning in clinical placements is critical for students' successful transition from an academic environment to professional practice. Final year internship programmes are designed to encourage student-centred approaches to teaching and deep approaches to learning, but the extent to which clinical…
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Veterinary Medical Education, Student Placement, Student Centered Learning
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