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Wilkinson, Catherine; Silverio, Sergio A.; Wilkinson, Samantha – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Through a textual analysis of four episodes comprising the ITV 1 psychological thriller "Cheat," this paper explores depictions of the English Higher Education [HE] landscape and of the lived experiences of being an academic in the television drama. We achieve this through a focus on the fictional HE institution where the drama is set --…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Higher Education, Television, Programming (Broadcast)
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Irwin, A.; Irvine, C.; Bekes, B.; Nordmann, E. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Incivility has been reported as having an adverse impact on student learning, faculty staff retention and student commitment within Higher Education. As such this behaviour has the potential to reduce student achievement and could have a financial impact. The aim of this research was to examine the impact of teaching context (lecture versus…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, College Faculty, Interpersonal Relationship
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Holman, Kerry; Richardson, Tanya – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This paper discusses how academic support prepares undergraduate students for their workplace experience, involving cohorts of students from two universities in England, who offer an undergraduate level, three-year, Early Childhood Studies (ECS) degree. By adopting an interpretive approach, questionnaires were administered to the students…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Placement, Early Childhood Education, Preservice Teachers
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Brown, Denise; Barry, John A.; Todd, Brenda K. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
In recent years, male students at UK schools and universities have been falling behind their female peers in academic achievement. Previous studies have shown that male students are less likely than female students to seek academic help, but have not investigated the relationship between gender-typical attitudes and reluctance to seek academic…
Descriptors: Barriers, Help Seeking, Academic Support Services, Academic Achievement
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Bennett, Tawney – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Student consumerism in the Higher Education (HE) sector continues to stimulate critical academic commentary about the consequences of marketisation. Although much of the debate focuses on the effects that consumerism has on student achievement, little empirical research has analysed the effect that consumerism has on teaching and associated…
Descriptors: College Students, Commercialization, Consumer Education, Intellectual Disciplines
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Godfrey, Jonathan; Elliott, Geoffrey – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This article examines the impact of academisation on English Sixth Form Colleges through the lens of the Principals and Governors who lead such organisations -- those who have decided to opt for academisation, and those who have not. A comprehensive survey of the Principals or Chairs of 35 Sixth Form Colleges, representing all regions of England,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrator Attitudes, Educational Change, Institutional Autonomy
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Wolstencroft, Peter; de Main, Leanne – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This paper explores the use of audio feedback with 182 final year undergraduate students in a post-92 university studying on a Business Management undergraduate degree. It looks at the problems associated with traditional forms of feedback and feedforward and explores the reasons why students fail to engage with the comments made by lecturers…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, College Seniors, Business Administration Education, Learner Engagement
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Rooney, Joy M.; Unwin, Peter F. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Service users and carers' (SUACs) inclusion in student selection days at English universities is accepted as standard practice, since such inclusion is mandated by a range of professional health and social work regulators. However, SUACs' voices are little heard; this study addresses this knowledge gap for the first time. Student selection…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Admission Criteria, College Admission, Social Work
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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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Kettell, Lynn – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Young adult carers are four times more likely than other students to drop out of higher education and are amongst the under-represented and disadvantaged groups targeted in the National Strategy for Access and Student Success in Higher Education in the UK. Non-completion of studies has implications not just for the individuals themselves, but also…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Higher Education, Barriers, Foreign Countries
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Hollywood, Amelia; McCarthy, Daniel; Spencely, Carol; Winstone, Naomi – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
The higher education sector is undergoing considerable changes to its working conditions. From regular scrutiny of individual research and teaching quality, audits of individual academic performance, to growing expectations arising from the culture of 'student experience', it is widely recognised that higher education is a turbulent sector.…
Descriptors: Career Development, College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction
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Thompson, David W. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
The provision of Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) for school pupils considering their next move after compulsory schooling is of great importance to them and their families. This study focused on three schools in a region in England that has suffered economic deprivation and low educational attainment. It sought to uncover how factors such…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Higher Education, Academic Advising, School Guidance
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Baker, Z. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Despite the shift from an elite to a mass higher education (HE) system in the UK, participation between students with Business Technology Education Council (BTEC) and Advanced-Level (A-level) qualifications remains unequal. The data presented here is taken from a longitudinal narrative inquiry funded by the Economic and Social Research Council…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Choice, Vocational Education, Academic Education
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Short, C. A.; Barnes, S.; Carson, J. F.; Platt, I. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
While the positive relationship between happiness and resilience amongst students is established, diversity in further education (FE) students warrants investigation into potential differences in the strength of this relationship. In respect of the multifaceted definition of the concept, two happiness measures were completed by respondents. This…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Predictor Variables, Resilience (Psychology), Adult Education
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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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