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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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Egan, Helen; O'Hara, Mark; Cook, Amy; Mantzios, Michail – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Universities are facing a difficult challenge in supporting good mental health whilst striving to enhance academic performance. The present study aimed to specifically investigate the relationship between attitudinal and personality constructs that are associated with wellbeing and to explore their association with student academic outcomes.…
Descriptors: Universities, Metacognition, Mental Health, Resilience (Psychology)
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Cosnefroy, Laurent – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
"Disorganisation" refers to the difficulty that some learners have developing an organised approach to studying. The aim of the present study was to explore antecedents and consequences of disorganisation and individual differences in how disorganisation occurs. A questionnaire was administered to 177 French first-year students enrolled…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, STEM Education, Study Habits
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Alavi, Sayyed Mohammad; Dashtestani, Reza; Mellati, Morteza – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
The outbreak of COVID-19 has posed a sudden and unprecedented change to the educational system. This study investigated the impact of this sudden change on EFL learners' perceptions of assessment in a technology-enhanced learning environment. Assessment dimensions such as affective factors, validity, reliability, practicality, security and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Technological Literacy, COVID-19
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Menendez Alvarez-Hevia, David; Lord, Janet; Naylor, Steven – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This paper explores the factors that influence attendance to taught sessions in higher education. Absenteeism is approached as a complex phenomenon that is problematic when considering how students, lecturers and universities relate to it. Our study is conducted as a case study based on a large post-92 university in England, focusing on the…
Descriptors: College Attendance, Undergraduate Students, Influences, Foreign Countries
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Nsor-Ambala, Randolph – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This study identifies significant differences between the learning approaches of mature and 'conventional' students, answering the call for more empirical insights into mature students' learning experiences. The study uses a survey approach, collecting data with the Biggs SPQ Instrument, involving 204 university students in Ghana, and applies…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, College Students, Young Adults, Age Differences
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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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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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Aparicio, Gloria; Iturralde, Txomin; Maseda, Amaia – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This paper seeks to offer a better understanding of the existing literature regarding student engagement (SE), specifically at the higher education (HE) level. It provides an updated and holistic perspective based on compilation, organisation, and systematisation of all relevant SEHE research articles published from 1998 to 2018. The methodology…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Bibliometrics, Learner Engagement, Educational Research
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Terblanche, Wendy; Fakir, Dharmini; Chinyamurindi, Willie; Mishi, Syden – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Literature has shown that there is a link between self-esteem and how students interact with their peers and lecturers. This relationship will impact on two learning outcomes -- learning performance and academic performance. Chartered accounting programmes are measured by whether students pass a professional qualifying examination at the end of…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Teacher Student Relationship, Academic Achievement, Accounting
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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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Brook, Simon; Roberts, Martin – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
The objective of this study is to identify the factors which have a significant impact on the performance of students on an undergraduate accounting degree course. Previous research in this area has taken place over many years and has considered a number of factors which might influence performance such as: prior academic achievement, gender, age…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Undergraduate Students, Accounting, Business Administration Education
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Turner, Rebecca; Webb, Oliver J.; Cotton, Debby R. E. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Traditionally, undergraduates study several 'long thin' modules at the same time. Under 'immersive scheduling', students complete a 'short fat' module (i.e. a single subject studied over a compressed period), before moving onto other modules. This piece of social research capitalised on the introduction of immersive scheduling to the first year of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Scheduling, Units of Study
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Spiridon, Elena; Davies, Jean; Kaye, Linda K.; Nicolson, Rod I.; Tang, Bryan W. X.; Tan, Angel J. Y.; Ransom, Heather J. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
With respect to supporting student well-being and success, the current research developed a peer support scheme, built on the principles of Social Identity Theory (SIT). This was targeted towards first year undergraduate psychology students, in which measures of collective identity, sense of belonging, group efficacy, happiness and resilience were…
Descriptors: Group Unity, Peer Relationship, College Freshmen, Psychological Patterns
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Schütze, Heike; Bartyn, Jenna; Tapsell, Amy – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
The first-year university experience is inherently linked to student satisfaction, retention and academic success. A sense of academic preparedness can enhance the first-year transition experience. Subjects designed to assist students to transition to university can improve the transition experience; however, there is very limited evidence of…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Student Adjustment, Self Efficacy, Late Adolescents
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