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Peacock, Jessica – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
The emergence of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, has had a major impact on higher education; however, little attention has been paid to how the virus and lockdown measures instituted to stop its spread have affected the health of faculty and staff. This study employed survey methodology to assess the impact of the coronavirus and ensuing…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Beliefs, School Closing
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Guterman, Oz; Neuman, Ari – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
In modern society, academic success is closely associated with achievement. In order to help students realise their potential, it is essential to understand the factors that promote academic success. The research literature indicates several factors that are associated with academic success, including learning strategies, self-direction, and…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Academic Achievement, Undergraduate Students, Independent Study
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Zhu, Xiaotong; Sharp, John G. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
For a large number of Higher Education institutions in the UK, the recruitment of international students remains vital for economic, political, cultural and educational benefits. Increasing competition within the international student market has encouraged many Higher Education institutions to pay closer attention to the quality of their…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, College Students
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Benlahcene, Abderrahim; Awang-Hashim, Rosna; Kaur, Amrita; Wan-Din, Wan-Zalina – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Despite continuously growing literature that emphasises the significant role of students' agency in classroom activities, the construct of agentic engagement has received scant attention in recent empirical research. Drawing from the self-determination theory, the present study aims to determine the relationship between teacher autonomy support…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Undergraduate Students, Case Studies, Class Activities
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Bromage, Adrian; Pierce, Sarah; Reader, Tom; Compton, Lindsey – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Training in research methods is a crucial component of the student experience in further and higher education. A common set of statistical and experimental design methods are taught across a broad range of non-mathematics disciplines, spanning STEM subjects, medicine, and the social sciences. Understanding these methods is central to students'…
Descriptors: Statistics Education, Teaching Methods, Research Methodology, Anxiety
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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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Garvey, Loretta; Hodgson, Yvonne; Tighe, Josephine – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Assessment in higher education requires a high level of accountability and responsibility and is a major influence on student learning but can be a source of stress for staff and students. This project aimed to evaluate first-year students' conceptions of assessment in biomedical science and nursing to determine positive or negative trends and how…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Nursing Education
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Zainal Badri, Siti Khadijah; Wan Mohd Yunus, Wan Mohd Azam – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
The psychological wellbeing of remote-learning university students is becoming an increasing concern for educators in the COVID-19 era, due to the potential risk of conflict between academic and family/personal lives in the unusual environments they must now operate in. To determine how this conflict might influence students' psychological…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Health, Well Being, COVID-19
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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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Roberts, David – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
The number of students reporting dyslexia in HE institutions is increasing year on year, mirroring institutional inclusivity agendas. This article investigates the potential for a universal (but not sole) approach to teaching dyslexic learners across disciplines, institutions and academic content. The article discusses a largely unexplored nexus…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Dyslexia, College Students, Learner Engagement
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Mekonnen, Geberew Tulu; Kilpatrick, Sue; Kenny, John – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
This study explored academics' and institutional leaders' perception of the empowerment of various actors in Ethiopian higher education institutions. Little is known about university autonomy in Ethiopian higher education in the context of the Bologna Process. Three public universities were selected from the 31 public universities using a…
Descriptors: Professional Autonomy, College Faculty, Administrator Attitudes, Higher Education
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Ding, Feng; Yu, Baohua – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Autonomy has been considered both as a precondition and a crucial learning outcome of higher education. Recent research has been focusing on measuring university students' autonomy or its development. However, whether and how students' autonomy can be measured quantitatively is still debatable. Although autonomy is known as a changing process and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Student Attitudes, Personal Autonomy, Foreign Countries
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Eady, Michelle J.; Green, Corinne A.; Fulcher, David; Boniface, Tim – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Research has demonstrated a correlation between lecture attendance and students' academic achievement. However, students may not attend lectures for a variety of reasons. The provision of lecture recordings online can also negatively impact lecture attendance and student achievement. These facts implore us to be courageous and explore new…
Descriptors: Learning Analytics, Undergraduate Study, Curriculum Design, Teacher Education Curriculum
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McCulloch, Alistair – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
When Louis Pasteur remarked that chance favours the prepared mind, he was commenting on the important role played by serendipity in scientific discovery. That role is well known (most know of the story of Fleming's accidental discovery of penicillin) but much of the literature focuses on the STEM disciplines, on 'big' science, and concentrates on…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, College Graduates, Discovery Processes, Doctoral Programs
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George-Levi, Sivan; Laslo-Roth, Roni; Bareket Bojmel, Liad; Margalit, Malka – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Perceptions of social support contribute to positive adjustment even more than the actual provision of support. The goals of this study were to identify factors that may promote positive perceptions of the provision of on-campus support, especially in stressful times. The present study aimed to examine the predictive role of interpersonal…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Family Role, College Role, Peer Influence
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