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Bailey, Wayne – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This case study illustrates why a group of young adults from a working-class community in the UK choose not to participate in HE despite having the necessary qualifications. It highlights the impact that parents have on HE participation decisions, and the network of social connections participants are able to mobilise from their parents. It shows…
Descriptors: Parent Influence, Decision Making, Cultural Influences, Social Structure
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Eardley, Alison F.; Banister, Emma; Fletcher, Marie – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Research and academic writing are increasingly difficult to prioritise in Higher Education. Academic writing retreats are growing in popularity as means to help academics to write. However, while they have been shown to enhance productivity their potential as wellbeing interventions has received less attention. We explore the experiences of…
Descriptors: Writing Workshops, Well Being, Intervention, Foreign Countries
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Ito, Hiroshi; Takeuchi, Shinichi – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
The case method (CM) is a powerful instructional tool for promoting active learning and has been encouraged by a number of universities and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan. In this context, the current research examined Japanese university instructors' understanding of this method, their practices in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Active Learning
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Badoer, Emilio; Hollings, Yvette; Chester, Andrea – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Online social networking has changed how individuals communicate and associate. It facilitates building new relationships and maintenance of existing relationships. As the nature of work and career is changing, developing and maintaining relationships is essential for securing employment. Making social connections from the early stages of tertiary…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Undergraduate Students, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Social Capital
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Asikainen, Henna; Blomster, Jaanika; Cornér, Timo; Pietikäinen, Janna – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
The benefits of peer teaching have been intensively explored. However, there is still a lack of research in relation to student integration in higher education. The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between peer teacher interaction and students' experiences of components of integration in the study programme. This comprises…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Environmental Education, Introductory Courses, Undergraduate Students
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Tobbell, Jane; Burton, Rob; Gaynor, Andrea; Golding, Berenice; Greenhough, Kath; Rhodes, Christine; White, Stephen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
There is a paucity of literature which explores students' subjective meanings of inclusion in higher education (HE). Much of the focus is on the social exclusion debate, where HE is seen as a mechanism for the promotion of social equality. There is some research which explores students' experiences, but this mostly involves those students who have…
Descriptors: Inclusion, College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Experience
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McDermott, Hilary; Lane, Harry; Alonso, Manuel – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Cognitive enhancers include a wide range of substances including prescription medication for attentional deficient disorders and pharmacological substances for cognitive augmentation. Students have recently been identified as the largest cohort of users. Most research on student use of cognitive enhancers has been undertaken in the United States.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Drug Use, Gender Differences
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Dias, Gonçalo Paiva; Barbosa, Belem; Santos, Claudia Amaral; Pinheiro, Margarida M.; Simões, Dora; Filipe, Sandra – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
The study presented in this article aims at understanding the relevance of mobility initiatives to the internationalisation efforts of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). By building upon relevant literature, 17 propositions related to this contribution were identified. Empirical evidence from a concrete case of a European university was then…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Global Approach, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Thomas, Christopher L.; Allen, Kristie – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Available evidence suggests that learners' level of emotional intelligence and academic buoyancy are associated with components of behavioural and emotional engagement. Recent work has provided preliminary evidence that the relationship between emotional intelligence and student engagement is mediated by academic buoyancy. Therefore, the current…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Emotional Intelligence, Academic Achievement, Coping
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Tran, Ly Thi; Pasura, Rinos – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Together with Canada, the UK and the US, Australia is one of the most active countries in promoting education export and recruiting international students with international education as the country's biggest and most successful services export 'industry'. However, staff capacity building in international education has not been adequately…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, International Education, Capacity Building
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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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Elder, Adam C. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Research has thoroughly examined various factors that are related to university student persistence. Studies suggest that a multitude of characteristics are predictive of student success, and theory supports examining these characteristics at the institutional level. However, few studies utilise robust, single-institution samples using a holistic…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, School Size, Public Colleges
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Qasim, Azad M.; Al-Askari, Pirshing Salih Mohamad; Massoud, Hiba K.; Ayoubi, Rami M. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
We aim to investigate the factors influencing student choice in the private higher education (HE) sector in Kurdistan-Iraq. Hence, this research attempts to add to the literature in terms of understanding student university choice, in general, and address the gap in the literature in the context of Middle Eastern studies including Kurdistan, in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Choice, Private Colleges, College Students
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Hill, Kimberley M.; Crofts, Melanie – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Sexual violence is a widespread issue on university campuses. Although not a new concern, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the United Kingdom (UK) have only recently implemented prevention strategies. Many approaches focus on increasing knowledge of consent and related harms, but are rarely evaluated, or sit outside of the curriculum. While…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Sexual Abuse, Informed Consent
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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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