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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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Yoo, Hyeon Jean; Marshall, David T. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Motivation, stress, and satisfaction are all key elements in academic success. Academic motivation is linked with positive outcomes, such as low levels of stress, high satisfaction, and mental well-being. Although it is well documented that motivational orientation, stress, and satisfaction are closely related together, very little attention has…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Motivation, Stress Variables, Student Satisfaction
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Scott, Fraser J.; Willison, Debra – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
For many years, a key driver for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) has been ensuring that students are prepared for employment post-graduation. This has often resulted in HEIs providing specific modules of study focussing on employability and soft skills. The existing research literature presents a variety of strategies for embedding…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Employment Potential
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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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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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Griffiths, Teri-Lisa; Dickinson, Jill; Day, Catherine J. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This exploratory study addresses a gap in the literature for the potential in assessing domain-specific self-efficacy within the context of Higher Education (HE). Focusing on HE students' participation in extracurricular activities (ECAs), the study builds on the authors' previous research which recognised the impact of ECAs on HE students' lived…
Descriptors: Correlation, Extracurricular Activities, Student Participation, Undergraduate Students
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Grieve, R.; Woodley, J.; Hunt, S. E.; McKay, A. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Oral presentations and public speaking are an important aspect of the student experience in the United Kingdom higher education. Many modules (self-contained units normally within a programme of study) use presentations as a form of assessment and require students to verbally engage in small and large group settings to enhance learning. Previous…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Higher Education, Fear, Anxiety
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White, Wendee; Ingram, Richard – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Postgraduate taught student experience (PGT) is the product of a complex journey. During study, PGT students face an array of emotions and stressors associated with biopsychosocial-cultural processes interacting in, across, and in response to various dynamic systems that serve to threaten or challenge their study journey, making wellbeing an…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Experience, Well Being, Psychological Patterns
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Quynn, Kristina; Stewart, Cyndi – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This article describes the effects of sequential non-residential writing retreats on graduate students the development of sustainable writing practices in the latter stages of writing theses and dissertations. Our study looks to understand how graduate students implement techniques of academic writing productivity. We collected data from three…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Writing Workshops, Campuses, Program Effectiveness
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Jung, Julia; Jahnke, Isa; Deprez, Tim – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
There are a handful of programmes in higher education that offer students a "joint" international study programme and research shows that students have certain levels of anxiety when starting studying in such graduate programmes. This study aimed to explore levels of student anxiety and investigates the prerequisite skills in order to…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Psychological Patterns, Anxiety, Masters Programs
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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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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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