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Tremblay-Wragg, Emilie; Mathieu Chartier, Sara; Labonté-Lemoyne, Elise; Déri, Catherine; Gadbois, Marie-Eve – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
The context of higher education in Canada suffers from alarming rates of dropout and prolongation of study programmes. The lack of academic writing ability and feeling of isolation are among aggravating factors impeding on the success of graduate students. Writing retreats are identified as a potential solution to support and improve academic…
Descriptors: Writing Workshops, Writing Skills, Writing Improvement, Graduate Students
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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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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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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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Marquis, Elizabeth; Cheng, Breagh; Nair, Mythili; Santinele Martino, Alan; Roxå, Torgny – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Scholars of teaching and learning have increasingly acknowledged the significance of attending to the experiences and development of undergraduate and graduate student teaching assistants (TAs). The present study aims to contribute to this growing body of research by exploring the ways in which TAs at one Canadian university make decisions during…
Descriptors: Cues, Decision Making, Nonverbal Communication, Foreign Countries
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Moogan, Y. J. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This paper analyses the student decision-making model for international postgraduate (PG) students with a concentration on consumer service marketing principles. Using a grounded theory approach and exploratory techniques (focus groups), it investigates qualitatively why the UK is the destination choice, the rationale for the programme of study…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Decision Making, Foreign Countries
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Al Qunayeer, Huda Suleiman – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
The process of developing a research proposal is challenging for many postgraduates, especially with the restricted time for supervision and the dominance of supervisory unidirectional written feedback on postgraduates' academic texts that leave almost no or limited space for students to negotiate and clarify their work with supervisors.…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Research Proposals, Feedback (Response), Peer Evaluation
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Walsh, Susan; Pollard, Nick – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Occupational therapists are increasingly required to work beyond traditional health-care settings in new and emerging community roles. This study explored the learning experiences of a cohort of international students studying an online post-graduate module aimed at facilitating political competence. The evaluation used an ethnographic approach…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Allied Health Personnel, Occupational Therapy, Political Attitudes
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Cisco, Jonathan – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Impostor phenomenon (IP) refers to an overwhelming feeling of intellectual fraudulence and affects individuals across a number of fields. Academia provides an environment in which these feelings can flourish, particularly within postgraduate students. In spite of the research exploring these feelings, we know little about how to reduce them in…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Psychological Patterns, Self Concept, Intervention
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Monteiro, Sílvia; Ferreira, Joaquim Armando; Almeida, Leandro S. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
In a time where employability issues are at the top of political agendas and employment prospects represent the most important predictor of satisfaction with higher education, the question about how higher education institutions can better prepare their graduates for the labour market becomes increasingly important. Taking the career construction…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Competence, Employment Potential, Higher Education
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Bolger, Janine – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This research study was undertaken to map out inter-professional education (also known as inter-professional learning) provision across higher education institutions (HEIs) delivering qualifying social work programmes in Scotland, identify the strengths and weaknesses of those approaches and ascertain the views of those working in the social…
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Training, Interprofessional Relationship, Higher Education
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Mullen, Carol A. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Expectations for online distance delivery of higher education courses and programmes are increasing globally, begging the question, 'Does modality matter?' Pedagogic research comparing online and face-to-face learningdemands more examination, particularly synchronous delivery. The purpose of this empirical study is to determine whether the quality…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Cognitive Style, Teaching Methods
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Fletcher, Simon; Whiting, Cheryl; Boaz, Annette; Reeves, Scott – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
There have been increasing calls in healthcare for the development of a more robust evidence base. Facilitating research activity amongst clinicians is the primary means of achieving this, although engagement is often undermined by a number of barriers and resistors. This article identifies and explores the forms of resistance that graduates from…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Research, Barriers, Medical Education
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Blichfeldt, Bodil Stilling; Smed, Karina Madsen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Problem-based learning (PBL) dates back to the 1970s and is inspired by the 1970s' collectivistic and practice-oriented learning ideals, emphasising dynamic learning processes without clear-cut or simple beginnings and ends. Today, PBL is often performed and framed by other discourses, strategies, rules, regulations and politics than those…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Coping, Student Attitudes, Educational Change
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