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Kavanagh, Emma; Brown, Lorraine – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Gender-based violence in virtual environments is commonly experienced by women and girls, and online abuse has become a significant social problem. High profile women in a variety of professions often become victims of online violence. The topic of online gender-based violence has to date received scant academic attention. Little is known about…
Descriptors: Violence, Gender Differences, Females, Women Faculty
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Nilemar, Kristin; Brown, Lorraine – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
It is often claimed that the international academic sojourn has the capacity to bring about personal and cultural change in the sojourner, but such claims are not often supported by empirical evidence. Using an autoethnographic approach, this article offers a first-person account of the changes wrought in an international student by their time…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism
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Janta, Hania; Lugosi, Peter; Brown, Lorraine – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2014
This study aims to fill an empirical void in our understanding of how doctoral students, both domestic and international, cope with loneliness and isolation, and what types of tactic they use during different phases of their doctoral studies to overcome such issues. Data gathered through a netnographic study show that loneliness is a major problem…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Coping, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs
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Brown, Lorraine; Shipway, Richard – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2014
This study highlights the importance of international spectator sports in the maintenance of collective identity among international students. No research has been conducted on the international student experience of sport fandom away from home and on the impact of such a following on national identification. Using qualitative findings from…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Self Concept, Team Sports, International Education
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Brown, Lorraine; Richards, Steven – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2012
Successive studies of the international student experience have documented a lack of contact between host and visitor despite its value for language and cultural learning as well as satisfaction with the stay. In spite of the rise in international education, there is a lack of literature on the domestic student perspective. This article redresses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Students
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Brown, Lorraine; Watson, Pamela – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2010
This article presents findings from a qualitative study of the impact of gender on the doctoral experience. Eight women who had recently completed or who had almost completed a PhD were interviewed about their experiences. Seven studied part time and one full time. It was found that being a mother had profound implications for doctoral-level…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Females, Gender Issues
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Brown, Lorraine – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2007
This paper explores the challenges facing supervisors of international postgraduate students at the dissertation stage of the masters programme. The central problems of time pressure, language difficulties, a lack of critical analysis and a prevalence of personal problems among international students are discussed. This paper makes recommendations…
Descriptors: Criticism, Thinking Skills, Graduate Students, Foreign Students