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Zorach, Inbar Aharoni; Lipka, Orly – Higher Education Research and Development, 2023
The current study examined the adjustment to higher education among students with mental health disorders, focusing on adjustment to post-secondary education, emotional and metacognitive variables. The participants were 123 students who had already completed at least one year at an institution of higher education: 63 students who self-identified…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Mental Disorders, Life Satisfaction
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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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Bin Bakr, Maha; Alfayez, Asma – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
This study empirically investigates the correlation between leaders' transformational leadership (TL) behaviors and subordinates' psychological empowerment (PE) in Saudi universities. It also explores whether supervisors' gender is associated with TL and PE. In this study, 154 female faculty members who hold leadership positions in Saudi…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Leadership Styles, Empowerment, College Faculty
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Stamov Roßnagel, Christian; Fitzallen, Noleine; Lo Baido, Katrin – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
The constructive alignment (CA) of university teaching has received considerable attention from a policy-making perspective, but much less so from a student perspective. Against this background, we explored the relationships between CA and student motivation, and between CA and perceived learning demands. Fifty-six students from two second-year…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Undergraduate Students, Learning Strategies, Difficulty Level
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Honicke, Toni; Broadbent, Jaclyn; Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Matthew – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
Within the context of Pintrich's self-regulated learning model, recent reviews of the literature show that motivational factors are the strongest predictors of academic performance. Even so, gaps remain in terms of which goal orientation constructs area most strongly related to performance, and whether academic self-efficacy is involved in such…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Mastery Learning
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Noyens, D.; van Daal, T.; Coertjens, L.; Van Petegem, P.; Donche, V. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
Supporting first-year students to adjust to their new academic environment is a crucial task in higher education. Investigating students' perceptions of fit between secondary and higher education could give higher education institutions valuable information for student feedback and support, when captured in a reliable and valid way. This study…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Test Validity, Personality Theories, Student Attitudes
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Day, Indira N. Z.; van Blankenstein, Floris M.; Westenberg, P. Michiel; Admiraal, Wilfried F. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Individual student success is influenced by the educational environment and student characteristics. One adaptation of the educational environment to improve student success is the introduction of continuous, or in-course, assessment. Previous research already identified several student characteristics that are related to student success as…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Statistical Analysis, Academic Achievement, Questionnaires
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Gazeley, Louise; Hinton-Smith, Tamsin – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
This paper addresses the shortage of studies on the 'success' of care-experienced young people in Higher Education (HE) internationally. It draws on the findings of a study of a near peer, pre-entry coaching intervention developed in England to address stakeholders' concerns around a lack of 'success' post entry to university, linked to gaps in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Coaching (Performance), Intervention
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Hennebry, Mairin Laura; Fordyce, Kenneth – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Postgraduate taught provision in Anglophone higher education contexts is becoming increasingly populated by cohorts of students from a wide range of linguistic, cultural and educational backgrounds. However, the voices of these students on their learning experiences remain largely unheard. Little previous research exists on the experiences of…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, International Education, Masters Programs, Focus Groups
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Snijders, Ingrid; Rikers, Remy M. J. P.; Wijnia, Lisette; Loyens, Sofie M. M. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
This study investigated the overall "quality" of the interpersonal relationship students have with faculty and staff, that is, relationship quality (RQ). In relationship management research, RQ is paramount for the creation of bonds with customers, which in turn is necessary for the sustainability of organizations, that is, continuity…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Program Validation, Interpersonal Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship
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Skead, Melanie – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
A growing impetus for disciplinary status for academic development has prompted efforts to construct a principled knowledge base in this emerging field. This paper considers the impact of academic developers' access to structured knowledge through a systematic process. In 2011, the Centre for Higher Education Research, Teaching and Learning at…
Descriptors: Cohort Analysis, Graduate Surveys, Graduate Study, Learning Experience
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Leslie, Celine; Hutchinson, Amanda D. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
This observational, cross-sectional study examined students' retrospective recall of emotional distress when studying sensitive topics in psychology, and whether hardiness had a mediated pathway to emotional distress through a mental health condition (MHC). Psychology undergraduates (155 women, 34 men) from South Australian universities completed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Stress Variables, Psychological Patterns
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Vogel, F. Ruric; Human-Vogel, Salomé – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Student retention remains an ongoing concern for higher education institutions worldwide. In the present study, we examine the predictive utility of identity styles, professional identity and academic commitment to academic achievement. We asked 120 second-year students in the profession of engineering in an augmented degree programme to complete…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Academic Achievement, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Wilson-Mah, Rebecca; Thomlinson, Eugene – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
One common modality of transnational higher education partnerships is programme articulations. These agreements typically include 1 + 3 or 2 + 2 or 3 + 2 arrangements, whereby students study in their home institution first, and then transfer to complete their degree studies in a partner host institution. In this type of programme articulation…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Statistical Analysis
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Espasa, A.; Guasch, T.; Mayordomo, R. M.; Martínez-Melo, M.; Carless, D. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Research on feedback shows the dialogic perspective as one that potentially promotes learning improvement. This article presents the Dialogic Feedback Index (DFI), a measure that contributes to establishing to what extent feedback design is potentially dialogic. Performing the study in an online context enabled us to evaluate the potential of the…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Electronic Learning, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries
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