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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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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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Bahtilla, Marinette; Oben, Awu Isaac – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Due to the internationalisation of higher education, much research has been focused on internationalising the curriculum, while little is known about internationalising research supervision. Research supervision is very pertinent as far as students' acquisition of sustainable research skills is concerned. This study examined the perceptions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Social Sciences, Social Science Research
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Wallace, Wendell C. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Educators at Institutes of Higher Education (IHE) continuously employ group work pedagogy within their teaching and assessment regimes; however, students often voice their displeasure at its usage. In spite of these competing positions, research on students' perceptions of group work at IHE in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) is generally…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Group Activities, Student Attitudes
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Cage, Eilidh; Jones, Emma; Ryan, Gemma; Hughes, Gareth; Spanner, Leigh – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Student mental health is an issue of paramount concern and it is recognised that transition may have a negative impact. However, little work has captured transition-related experiences of students and staff. This study examined perspectives on perceived challenges with transitions into, during and out of university, and perceptions of what support…
Descriptors: Mental Health, College Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Firat, Tahsin; Bildiren, Ahmet – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
The purpose of this study was to identify and describe the strengths and weaknesses of a student with LD from their pre-school period until their last year of university. The participant is a 4th year student in a university Guidance and Psychological Counselling department. This study used multiple qualitative research methods, including a case…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Learning Disabilities, College Students, Preschool Education
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Shin, Minsun; Hickey, Kasey – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
The recent novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has affected humanity and education worldwide as continued learning amidst massive school closures required the unprecedented decision to make a rapid transition from in-person learning to remote online learning. This abrupt and temporary shift to remote online learning due to crisis circumstances was…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Student Experience, Emergency Programs
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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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Spacey, Adam; Harvey, Orlanda; Casey, Chloe – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Research exploring both the general experiences of postgraduate research students when interacting with gatekeepers and how this affects their progress and emotional resilience is currently lacking. Consequently, this study aims to explore the experience of postgraduate researchers interacting with gatekeepers to develop an understanding of both…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Doctoral Students, Student Research, Barriers
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Hunt, Nuala; Loxley, Andrew – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Despite efforts in Ireland to increase the number of part-time students in Higher Education, there was limited growth over twenty years 1997-2017. Part-time featured in widening participation strategies; however, this mode of learning has orientated towards employability. Retention of part-time students remains a problem for Higher Education. This…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Part Time Students, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power
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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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Sanagavarapu, Prathyusha; Abraham, Jessy – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
To date, research has focussed on understanding how various contextual factors facilitate students' adjustments to university as they begin their studies. However, there seems to be limited or no research and instruments that have specifically conceptualised and measured students' adjustments, considering their transitional challenges, emotional…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Student Adjustment, Well Being, Help Seeking
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Cheng, Michelle W. T.; Chan, Cecilia K. Y. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Past studies revealed that Resident Assistants' (RAs) behavioural patterns are related to experiences and life outcomes of student residents. In this paper, the researchers aimed to investigate the struggles that new RAs encounter in university residential halls in Hong Kong, and to provide practical recommendations based on the findings.…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Experience, Resident Advisers, College Housing
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Webber, Louise; Dismore, Harriet – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Balancing higher education, study, family life and a professional role is a complex task for many women students. Family support, work commitments and feelings of guilt can impact on how mothers carve out time and space for family life and their studies. This paper draws on qualitative research with women doctoral students to examine their use of…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Role, Child Rearing, Doctoral Students
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Dickinson, Jill; Griffiths, Teri-Lisa; Bredice, Alex – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Against the backdrop of a diverse and challenging Higher Education (HE) environment within the United Kingdom (UK), this paper extends existing debates around extracurricular activities (ECAs) and considers students' engagement in ECAs within this context. Adopting a case study approach, and involving a team of student researchers, students'…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Extracurricular Activities, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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