NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 124 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Guterman, Oz; Neuman, Ari – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
In modern society, academic success is closely associated with achievement. In order to help students realise their potential, it is essential to understand the factors that promote academic success. The research literature indicates several factors that are associated with academic success, including learning strategies, self-direction, and…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Academic Achievement, Undergraduate Students, Independent Study
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Nsor-Ambala, Randolph – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This study identifies significant differences between the learning approaches of mature and 'conventional' students, answering the call for more empirical insights into mature students' learning experiences. The study uses a survey approach, collecting data with the Biggs SPQ Instrument, involving 204 university students in Ghana, and applies…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, College Students, Young Adults, Age Differences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Balwant, Paul T.; Birdi, Kamal; Stephan, Ute; Topakas, Anna – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Researchers are becoming increasingly interested in the use of transformational leadership theory in higher education teaching (often referred to as transformational instructor-leadership). Much of this body of research investigates a direct association between transformational instructor-leadership and student outcomes. In the present study, we…
Descriptors: Models, Learner Engagement, Teacher Student Relationship, Correlation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hintsanen, Mirka; Pyhältö, Kirsi – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Academic emotions in the context of master's thesis work is a highly understudied issue. This study examined the association between self-regulated learning skills and academic emotions elicited by master's thesis work. Altogether, 84 behavioural sciences students conducting their master's theses completed a survey comprised of a modified version…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Study Skills, Psychological Patterns, Graduate Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Guterman, Oz; Neuman, Ari – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Research has indicated significant disparities in the academic achievement of minority and majority groups in most Western countries. In light of the role of academic achievement as the main component of social mobility, it is important to understand the source of these differences between the majority and minority groups. The present research…
Descriptors: Differences, Academic Achievement, Higher Education, Goal Orientation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Maharaj, Chris; Blair, Erik; Chin Yuen Kee, Sarah – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
The link between motivation and success is well documented; however, there is still room to problematise motivation in regards to the individual and contextual levels. This study looks at motivation in relation to students studying undergraduate engineering courses at a Caribbean university and seeks to discover the factors that motivate them to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gibson, Ann-Marie; Shaw, Johanna; Hewitt, Allan; Easton, Chris; Robertson, Sarah; Gibson, Neil – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
During the transition from school to higher education, young adults experience a substantial amount of change where they progress from the highly controlled setting of school to the autonomous and self-motivated environment of university. Time spent at university is considered a critical period during which young adults establish a clear sense of…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Student Behavior, Health Behavior, College Freshmen
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Whittle, Sue R. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Recent studies have indicated that the "sophomore slump" (dissatisfaction and disengagement of second year students in the US) may also be observed in other countries, including the UK. However, no studies have reported on the effects of support interventions on student perceptions. This study used the DREEM-S survey, a modification of…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Student Surveys, Student Satisfaction, Learner Engagement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hailikari, Telle; Tuononen, Tarja; Parpala, Anna – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Many factors influence students' progress in higher education. However, the students' own voices are seldom heard. Using a qualitative approach, the study explored students' own experiences of the factors that have influenced their studying. Research has indicated that students' experiences are often related to their approaches to learning.…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Questionnaires, Mixed Methods Research, Qualitative Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Öhrstedt, Maria; Lindfors, Petra – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Previous research indicates that higher educational students' perceptions of stress are in part related to the teaching and learning context, and influence academic outcomes. This study intends to deepen our understanding of these processes by examining the linkages between approaches to learning, perceived stress and expected and actual academic…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries, College Freshmen
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tan, Sarah; Mansi, Angela; Furnham, Adrian – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
The present study set out to examine students' preferences for lecturers' personality as a function of their classroom behaviour, core self-evaluations and self-rated character strengths. Various hypotheses were tested: first, students' Big Five traits would significantly predict corresponding personality preferences for lecturers (the matching…
Descriptors: Preferences, Correlation, Personality, Personality Traits
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chan, Carmen W. H.; Leung, Doris Y. P.; Lee, Diana T. F.; Chair, Sek Ying; Ip, Wan Yim; Sit, Janet W. H. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Hong Kong has introduced a senior intake admission scheme which is similar to the US model of credit transfer from community college programmes to university bachelor programmes. The study aimed to assess the outcomes, in terms of generic capabilities, of introducing a senior intake articulation scheme to a bachelor of nursing curriculum in Hong…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Nursing Students, Educational Environment, Program Implementation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sauvé, Louise; Fortin, Anne; Viger, Chantal; Landry, France – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Study programme withdrawal and student perseverance in post-secondary education are major challenges for post-secondary institutions, especially in view of the increasing difficulty of retaining the student clientele during the first year of university studies. To analyse the challenges students face in terms of learning strategies, we asked…
Descriptors: Accounting, Learning Strategies, Academic Persistence, Barriers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brachem, Julia-Carolin; Braun, Edith M. P. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
All over the world, universities have to cope with the mission to promote the employability of their graduates, implying that competences should be trained which are relevant for the professional experience. In this context, it is of special interest where graduates work and what they are doing at work. In this study we focus on educational…
Descriptors: Graduate Surveys, Minimum Competencies, Graduation Requirements, Job Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9