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Lewis, Emily – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
For over 20 years, I have worked for various types of organizations as a higher education administrator, consultant, and Quality Matters Peer Reviewer. Some of my responsibilities consisted of leading the instructional, design, development, delivery, and maintenance of all online courses. The purpose of this article is to present some of the…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Educational Quality, Online Courses, Instructional Design
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Remenick, Lauren; Bergman, Matt – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
The majority of students enrolled in college today work at least part-time. Although the benefits of working have been noted for years, institutions of higher education tend to operate under the assumption that students should prioritize their academic careers over their employment. First we review literature examining why students work, the…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Employment, Part Time Employment, Nontraditional Students
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Yeager, Jenna; Rennie, Miranda – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
This phenomenological qualitative study employed Photovoice to investigate the experiences of college student service members and veterans (SSM/V) in relation to the transition from the military to higher education. Twelve participants took three photographs per day for seven days that reflected their everyday experiences as SSM/V. Individual…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Veterans, Resource Centers, Socialization
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Hunter-Johnson, Yvonne; Liu, Tingting; Murray, Kayon; Niu, Yuanlu; Suprise, Malinda – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
The study's purpose is twofold and examines (a) major challenges veterans may encounter while enrolled in higher education, and (b) veterans' perceptions of utilizing higher education as a transitional tool to the civilian workforce. A qualitative design was employed in this study. Data were collected utilizing three focus groups (N = 11). The…
Descriptors: College Students, Veterans, Veterans Education, Student Attitudes
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Vincenthio, Audrie Gabriella; Renardi, Adama; Gunadi, Willy – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
As the master's education market continues to expand, Indonesia will be amongst the key markets, especially for the MBA program. Universities are faced with challenges and opportunities in acquiring the increasing MBA market. The present study uses conjoint analysis to explore Indonesia's MBA market preferences in choosing a university by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education
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Housel, David A. – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
With the changing demographics in postsecondary educational settings in the United States, including university students who do not speak English as their home language and must juggle multiple responsibilities along with their studies, are instructors adequately prepared to address the complex needs of their adult emergent bi/multilingual…
Descriptors: Immigrants, College Students, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Effectiveness
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Heretick, Donna M. L.; Tanguma, Jesus – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
Individuals who are 50 years or older are the largest growing demographic among adult learners. However, we still are in the initial stages of investigating their attitudes and anxieties regarding specific areas of study. The current study explored differences between 92 younger (26-49 years) and older (50+ years) nontraditional-aged,…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Statistics, Research, Age Differences
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Gupta, Kalpana – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
The terms "mindfulness" and "meditation" often are used synonymously. In Western cultures, mindfulness and meditation practices are primarily utilized for the purpose of stress reduction. Through this study, researchers and practitioners who employ these practices in their academic work at a singular state university reveal…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Teaching Methods, Adult Education, Higher Education
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Chernosky, Jeff; Ausburn, Jerry; Curtis, Rebecca – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
The global economy's dependency upon engineers is exacerbated by a lack of qualified engineers. Most engineering students fail to complete the credential. According to the American Society for Engineering Education (2018), the high dropout rate has been correlated to satisfaction with the learning experience. Investigation of an international…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Satisfaction, Student Centered Learning, Engineering Education
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Gross, Elizabeth; Peters, Diane L. – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
Some graduate engineering students, returners, have spent many years in industry before returning to school. Others, direct pathway students, complete a master's degree along with the undergraduate degree or go back to school fairly quickly after their undergraduate degree has been obtained. The focus of this study was to investigate the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Characteristics, Student Educational Objectives, Student Motivation
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Arribathi, Abdul Hamid; Suwarto; Rosyad, Ali Miftakhu; Budiarto, Mukti; Supriyanti, Dedeh; Mulyati – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has become a global issue which has a broad impact, especially in the education world. This study aims to analyze students' learning anxiety at the Universitas Raharja Indonesia during the COVID-19 pandemic. This research was conducted with regular student (morning classes) and non-regular student groups (afternoon classes)…
Descriptors: Anxiety, COVID-19, Pandemics, Higher Education
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Galoyan, Tamara; Betts, Kristen – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2021
Transfer of knowledge, skills, and experience is critical in an increasingly competitive knowledge-based global economy. Research indicates major issues relating to transfer of learning, including (a) the complex nature of transfer, (b) the multiple variables affecting transfer, and (c) the limited knowledge of instructional methodologies for…
Descriptors: Models, Transfer of Training, Higher Education, Concept Formation
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Mills, Lindsey – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Recent data reveal that nearly half of all full-time undergraduate students in the U.S. are employed, which means balancing competing responsibilities related to work, school, family, and social lives. The purpose of this pilot interview study was to understand the experiences of full-time college students who work at least 30 h per week. Four…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Student Responsibility, Student Employment, Full Time Students
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Cho, Kit W.; Serrano, Danya M. – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
Research examining noncognitive predictors of academic success among ethnic minority, nontraditional college students is scant. The present study examined the degree to which noncognitive variables (conscientiousness, grit, college self-efficacy, time management, and test anxiety) predict achievement (college GPA) among ethnically diverse college…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement, Nontraditional Students, Undergraduate Students
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Beam, Maria – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2020
As higher education continues to see a changing student population, there is clear evidence that food insecurity is a real concern on college campuses. The need to increase food availability and access on campuses is critical to the retention and educational experiences of students. Eight students participated in interviews about their experience…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Undergraduate Students, Food, Hunger
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