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Smith, David; Qayyum, M. Aslm; Hard, Natascha – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2017
Studying via the Internet using information tools is a common activity for students in higher education. With students accessing their subject material via the Internet, studies have shown that students have difficulty understanding the complete purpose of an assessment which leads to poor information search practices. The selection of relevant…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cues, Computer Assisted Testing, Higher Education
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Cater, Kaaryn – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2016
It is my privilege to work as a tertiary learning advisor (TLA). Through my role I have had the opportunity to form unique relationships with students during individual consultations. This has enabled me to observe student behaviour, and the metacognitive strategies students use to negotiate the myriad challenges of tertiary study. I noticed…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Behavior, Metacognition, Coping
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Gjotterud, Sigrid Mari; Krogh, Erling; Dyngeland, Cecilie; Mwakasumba, Nicholaus Solomon – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2015
Transformative experiences can happen at unexpected times, in unexpected ways. This paper tells the story of how a gift of a goat can lead to the transformation of a life. Many organisations globally are engaged in a struggle to overcome poverty and injustice by providing livestock as a means for transformation. The animals in themselves are not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Transformative Learning, Children
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Walton, Joan – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2014
Since Mezirow, there has been considerable research into transformative learning. However the research methods generally used have been of the same kind that are drawn on to inquire into any area of interest. A key aim of this journal is to explore the transformative possibilities of research, and in the process to investigate creative methods…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, Research Methodology, Research