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Buckenmeyer, Janet A.; Barczyk, Casimir; Hixon, Emily; Zamojski, Heather; Tomory, Annette – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2016
Patterns of technology ownership and usage, as well as skills with and preferences for various technologies, affect the college experience (Educause 2012). Students at a commuter campus of a large Midwestern public university were surveyed about technology and the learning process: 94% of the respondents believed that technology had the potential…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Commuter Colleges, Campuses, Student Attitudes
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Williams, Joanna – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2012
This article provides a retrospective review and analysis of New Labour's policies in relation to lifelong learning. New Labour's plans to promote social inclusion through lifelong learning resulted in a focus upon participation in terms of increasing the numbers of students involved in formal learning and increasing their participation in…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Learning Activities, Lifelong Learning, Politics of Education
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Wilkins, Stephen; Walker, Ian – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2011
The term "applied track" in UK further education has been used to refer to the applied A level, the vocational, coursework-based version of the traditional academic A level. Vocational and coursework-based courses are often criticised for being easier than academic courses, for only attracting students who do not satisfy the requirements…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Academic Education, Postsecondary Education, College Readiness