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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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Hallewell, Madeline J.; Crook, Charles – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
The PowerPoint-assisted lecture (slide-lecture) is a common lecturing approach in higher education, in spite of much criticism of its use. Its popularity is facilitated by its affordances for multimodal instructional design, e.g. text with images and speech. Little is known about the integration of different semiotic modalities within the…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Visual Aids, Speech, Coordination
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Cowan, John – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This article traces and critically analyses a personal journey in search of effective ways to promote exemplary questioning on the part of students. The article is in many ways a polemic rather than a scientific study, which emerges as much from the 1970s and the writings of Carl Rogers as from the second decade of the twenty-first century with…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Inquiry, Instructional Innovation, Outcomes of Education
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Oldfield, Jeremy; Rodwell, Judith; Curry, Laura; Marks, Gillian – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
In the past 20 years, the landscape of Higher Education in the United Kingdom has changed considerably. With the prospect of tuition fees spiralling above £9,000 per year, per student, it is important to explore the impact this has upon the student experience. In spite of the vast financial investment current students make towards their education,…
Descriptors: Attendance, Seminars, Undergraduate Students, Focus Groups
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Bates, Madeleine; Curtis, Sally; Dismore, Harriet – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
There are arguably many factors that affect the way a student learns. A recent report by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and the Higher Education Academy (HEA) on student academic experience in the UK states that class size is an important factor in the quality of the student experience and that smaller class sizes provide greater…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Attendance, Medical Students, Learning Strategies
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Bell, Heather; Bell, Robin – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This article details an approach to teaching entrepreneurship to Higher National Diploma (HND) students that combines lecture-based and experiential learning processes to increase student learning, comprehension, and entrepreneurial skills. A UK university redesigned an entrepreneurship course to have students design and implement business plans…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Entrepreneurship, Lecture Method, Experiential Learning
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Oldfield, Jeremy; Rodwell, Judith; Curry, Laura; Marks, Gillian – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Absenteeism from university teaching sessions is increasingly becoming a common phenomenon and remains a major concern to universities. Poor attendance has significant and detrimental effects on students themselves, their peers and teaching staff. There is, however, a lack of previous research investigating demographic and psychological predictors…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Attendance, Lecture Method, Seminars
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Roberts, David – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This article is concerned with student engagement and understanding in large group teaching in Higher Education (HE). Specifically, it is concerned with the application of Multimedia Learning (MML) methods in Politics, History, International Relations, Sociology, Social Work, and Business and Economics teaching that privilege the use of images to…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Learner Engagement, Large Group Instruction, Multimedia Instruction
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Alzhanova-Ericsson, Alla T.; Bergman, Christina; Dinnétz, Patrik – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
The value and importance of lectures in higher education is part of a modern education discourse worldwide. This study aims to estimate the importance of lectures for prospective teachers of kindergarten, preschool and early primary school. We analysed academic achievements of prospective teachers who had either mandatorily or voluntarily attended…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction
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Kim, ChanMin; Park, Seung Won; Huynh, Niem; Schuermann, Ryan Thomas – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
We investigated how high-performers and low-performers differ with regard to motivation and engagement in a university-level, large-format general education geography course. One hundred and ten students participated in the study. A self-report measure was administered three times (at the beginning, middle and end of the semester). Performance…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Motivation, Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement
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Bourque, Claude Julie; Bourdon, Sylvain – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
Drawing on the experience of training graduate students and researchers in qualitative and mixed-methods analysis since the mid-1990s, the authors reflect on the evolution of a multidisciplinary graduate course developed in a Canadian university since 2007. The hands-on/hands-off course design based on the use of NVivo was developed in parallel…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Graduate Study, Social Science Research, Research Methodology
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Sharp, John G.; Hemmings, Brian; Kay, Russell; Murphy, Barbara; Elliott, Sam – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
Academic boredom usually contributes adversely towards student engagement and performance across a diverse range of settings including universities. The formal study of academic boredom in higher education remains, however, a relatively underdeveloped field and one surprisingly neglected in the UK. Rooted in Control-Value Theory, details of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Seniors, Student Attitudes, Learner Engagement
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Kelly, Gabrielle E. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2012
There is a perception that university students have changed dramatically in their modes of learning in recent years, mainly due to their widespread use of the Internet as an information source, the change in student body due to the greater accessibility of third level education and changes in experience in second level education. Lectures,…
Descriptors: Part Time Employment, College Students, Lecture Method, Internet
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Sambrook, Sally; Rowley, Jennifer – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2010
We present findings from a study exploring student and staff perceptions of the use of webnotes, and whether their availability affects attendance at lectures. A questionnaire survey gathered data from 162 undergraduate and masters students and 20 staff. Students and staff agree that webnotes have become an expected supplement to lecture delivery,…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Lecture Method, Teacher Attitudes, Questionnaires
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Smyth, Karen Elaine – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2009
This article explores a teaching approach that aims to engage learners more fully in the deep learning process that is characterised by the development of critical thinking skills. The concept of critical thinking skills is reconsidered in the context of the need to shift focus away from teaching teachers about learning to teaching students about…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Learner Engagement, Thinking Skills, Critical Thinking
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