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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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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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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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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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Bailey, Wayne; Bordogna, Claudia M.; Harvey, Halina; Jones, Glynn; Walton, Sean – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Using a bi-dimensional, fourfold model as a thinking tool to contemplate acculturation strategies we analyse the intercultural experience of international academic staff (IAS) in the United Kingdom higher education. The literature suggests that IAS feel undervalued as a professional group and that institutions do not capitalise on their diverse…
Descriptors: Acculturation, College Faculty, Foreign Nationals, Higher Education
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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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Bye, Lee-Anne; Jenner, Peter; Graham, Wayne – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Developing social capital in university teaching teams is a worthwhile exercise which can benefit students, educators and wider institutions through improvements in areas such as knowledge sharing, a critical component of effective teams. This case study analysis explores the social capital and knowledge sharing of two teaching teams at an…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Social Networks, Social Support Groups, Sharing Behavior
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Prowse, Alicia; Ruiz Vargas, Valeria; Powell, Stephen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Attempts to personalise mass higher education systems have received increasing attention as universities compete to attract students. In the United Kingdom (UK), most higher education institutions have a system of personalised supported learning, usually called personal tutoring. Personal tutors are typically academic members of staff who support…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tutoring, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Reimann, Nicola; Fabriz, Sabine; Hansen, Miriam – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This paper offers reflections on the role of context for teaching development programmes, stimulated by participating in European staff mobility. It is presented in two parts. Part 1 discusses the differences between the national and institutional contexts encountered during a UK-German partnership, as case studies of the varying contexts in which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Context Effect, Faculty Development, College Faculty
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Nam, Benjamin H.; Love, Adam; Marshall, Rachael C. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This study used a critical phenomenological approach to explore the hegemony of U.S. higher education and the role of cultural capital among former South Korean elite athletes who have obtained faculty positions in the fields of kinesiology and sport studies. Specifically, the investigators examined the lived experiences of 12 former South Korean…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Cultural Capital, College Faculty, Athletes
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Khathayut, Phanlapa; Walker-Gleaves, Caroline – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Plagiarism incidents within higher education have increased significantly in the last decade, and have persistently occupied academics and administrators in institutions worldwide. Research demonstrates that in many national contexts such behaviours are increasing or are significantly threatening the integrity of scholarship. In the country that…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Knowledge Level, Misconceptions
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Zaid, Bouziane; Gunn, Cindy; Fedtke, Jana; Ibahrine, Mohammed – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
As professional demands in an increasingly competitive academic environment are growing, professors are often assigned to teach outside their area of expertise. This paper investigates the experience of teaching new courses that are outside a faculty member's immediate area of expertise. Key questions concern the extent to which faculty members…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Expertise, Teaching Styles, Credibility
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Howard, Natalie-Jane – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
In response to the rapid development of educational technology and the desire to offer flexible learning opportunities, the implementation of blended learning is a burgeoning trend in contemporary higher education. However, limited research has been conducted into the professional identities of faculty members as they navigate this considerable…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Higher Education, College Faculty, Teacher Role
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Stevenson, Nancy – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Writing experiences have a crucial role in the wellbeing of academics and PhD researchers and this paper seeks to extend a body of work on writing retreats, by exploring them from a wellbeing perspective. Drawing from literature on wellbeing and the practical experience of developing and delivering writing retreats, it highlights wellbeing…
Descriptors: Well Being, Writing Workshops, College Faculty, Doctoral Students
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