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Legusov, Oleg; Raby, Rosalind Latiner; Mou, Leping; Gómez-Gajardo, Francisca; Zhou, Yanan – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Even though the importance of technical and vocational education is acknowledged in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations in 2015, the university sector has dominated the discourse on the role of postsecondary educational institutions in sustainability. This comparative study widens the scope by highlighting…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Vocational Schools, Vocational Education, Sustainability
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Kuzhabekova, Aliya – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
The paper provides an overview of the global research on graduate education. The study applied a combination of a bibliometric and social network analysis methods to bibliographic data from Thompson Reuters' Web of Science. More specifically, a keyword search approach was used to retrieve 2,454 articles on graduate education from 1996 until 2020.…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Graduate Study, Bibliometrics, Social Networks
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Schwind, Jasna K.; Beanlands, Heather; McCay, Elizabeth; Wang, Angel; Binder, Marni; Aksenchuk, Sophia; Martin, Jennifer – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Teaching-learning approaches of university faculty increasingly include supporting their own wellbeing, as well as that of their students. Engaging in mindful practices has the potential to increase faculty capacity for reflexivity and compassion, which they can incorporate into their teaching-learning. However, few faculty have knowledge and…
Descriptors: Metacognition, College Faculty, Well Being, Teaching Methods
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Binfet, John-Tyler; Willis-Stewart, Sally; Lauze, Adam; Green, Freya L. L.; Draper, Zakary A.; Calibaba, Brittany – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Attending university can present a host of challenges for undergraduate students and the mental health of students has increasingly become a concern as students struggle to meet the demands of new academic and social expectations. Despite several studies assessing the effects of being kind on well-being, there remains a dearth of research…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Mental Health, Altruism, Assignments
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Tremblay-Wragg, Emilie; Mathieu Chartier, Sara; Labonté-Lemoyne, Elise; Déri, Catherine; Gadbois, Marie-Eve – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
The context of higher education in Canada suffers from alarming rates of dropout and prolongation of study programmes. The lack of academic writing ability and feeling of isolation are among aggravating factors impeding on the success of graduate students. Writing retreats are identified as a potential solution to support and improve academic…
Descriptors: Writing Workshops, Writing Skills, Writing Improvement, Graduate Students
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Nie, Jinghua; Hossain, Ashrafee – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Graduate admission has become critical for quality assurance. An innovative solution is needed to achieve efficiency and consistency in the admission process at institutions. However, the existing research is lack of a simple practical method for informed decision-making for admissions. We develop a multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM) model to…
Descriptors: Grade Prediction, Graduate Students, Academic Achievement, Case Studies
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Klegeris, Andis – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
The importance of advancing the 'employability skills' of students throughout their undergraduate education has been increasingly recognised by students and university instructors. Development of these essential skills is hindered by the lack of widely available assessment tools and shortage of detailed descriptions of effective instructional…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Active Learning, Teamwork, Cooperative Learning
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Luta, Denisa; Pogrebtsova, Ekaterina; Provencher, Yannick – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
It has been well established that psychological detachment from work (i.e., mentally separating oneself from work) during leisure time is critical in promoting employees' work performance and subjective wellbeing. This employee-focused literature presents an opportunity to extend the exploration of the salubrious experience of psychological…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Student Experience
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Marquis, Elizabeth; Cheng, Breagh; Nair, Mythili; Santinele Martino, Alan; Roxå, Torgny – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Scholars of teaching and learning have increasingly acknowledged the significance of attending to the experiences and development of undergraduate and graduate student teaching assistants (TAs). The present study aims to contribute to this growing body of research by exploring the ways in which TAs at one Canadian university make decisions during…
Descriptors: Cues, Decision Making, Nonverbal Communication, Foreign Countries
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Moogan, Y. J. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This paper analyses the student decision-making model for international postgraduate (PG) students with a concentration on consumer service marketing principles. Using a grounded theory approach and exploratory techniques (focus groups), it investigates qualitatively why the UK is the destination choice, the rationale for the programme of study…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Decision Making, Foreign Countries
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Kanuka, Heather; Holmes, Jason; Cowley, Summer – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to extend an understanding of success experienced by leaders in teaching development units. Using a framework comprised of narratives of constraint, this qualitative study interviewed 38 academics in leadership roles from Finland, Australia, Sweden, Norway, the United States, Canada, Scotland, and England. Findings…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Qualities, Higher Education, Research Universities
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Badenhorst, Cecile M. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Literature reviews are a genre that many graduate students do not fully understand and find difficult to write. While the genre, language and rhetorical moves of literature reviews are widely researched, less research focuses on citation use in literature reviews. Teaching students 'how-to' write the literature review through explicit genre…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Citations (References), Graduate Students, Writing (Composition)
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Bokosmaty, Sahar; Ehrich, John; Eady, Michelle J.; Bell, Kenton – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Prior research on plagiarism has indicated that men may have a greater predisposition toward academic dishonesty than women. However, little research has been conducted using psychometrically tested instruments to validate such claims. To address this gap, a survey was conducted with 377 undergraduate students at a Canadian university on their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Plagiarism
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Zdaniuk, Agnes; Gruman, Jamie A.; Cassidy, Scott A. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Research on the pedagogical value of providing students with PowerPoint (PPT) slide handouts has produced mixed results. One reason for the inconsistent findings may be that most studies in this stream of research have neglected to examine individual differences. In the current study, we aimed to advance research on the pedagogical value of…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Gender Differences, Computer Software, Individual Differences
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Yeo, Michelle; Boman, Jennifer – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Change in assessment practice in higher education tends to lag behind pedagogical change. Thinking about assessment practice is, in part, related to disciplinary thinking. In this study, 27 faculty members from a broad range of disciplines were interviewed about their conceptions of assessment to help understand the distinctions and priorities of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation, College Faculty
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