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Asikainen, Henna; Blomster, Jaanika; Cornér, Timo; Pietikäinen, Janna – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
The benefits of peer teaching have been intensively explored. However, there is still a lack of research in relation to student integration in higher education. The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between peer teacher interaction and students' experiences of components of integration in the study programme. This comprises…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Environmental Education, Introductory Courses, Undergraduate Students
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McDermott, Hilary; Lane, Harry; Alonso, Manuel – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Cognitive enhancers include a wide range of substances including prescription medication for attentional deficient disorders and pharmacological substances for cognitive augmentation. Students have recently been identified as the largest cohort of users. Most research on student use of cognitive enhancers has been undertaken in the United States.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Drug Use, Gender Differences
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Dickinson, Jill; Griffiths, Teri-Lisa; Bredice, Alex – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Against the backdrop of a diverse and challenging Higher Education (HE) environment within the United Kingdom (UK), this paper extends existing debates around extracurricular activities (ECAs) and considers students' engagement in ECAs within this context. Adopting a case study approach, and involving a team of student researchers, students'…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Extracurricular Activities, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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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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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
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Kettell, Lynn – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Young adult carers are four times more likely than other students to drop out of higher education and are amongst the under-represented and disadvantaged groups targeted in the National Strategy for Access and Student Success in Higher Education in the UK. Non-completion of studies has implications not just for the individuals themselves, but also…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Higher Education, Barriers, Foreign Countries
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Matošková, Jana – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Despite years of debate over the usefulness of tacit knowledge, limited empirical research has quantitatively studied the contribution that tacit knowledge makes to university students' performance. The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which tacit knowledge correlates with other predictors and indicators of academic performance.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Knowledge Level, Predictor Variables
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McMorran, Chris; Ragupathi, Kiruthika – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This paper examines an alternative approach to grading at a public university in Singapore. Beginning in 2014, all incoming students were given a 'grade-free' period of assessment. This was designed to give new students time to adjust to university life and to inspire students to approach their learning free from the worry of grades. Similar to…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Foreign Countries, Grading, Student Evaluation
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Fourie, Cornelius M. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Researchers have been investigating student dropout, and possible reasons leading to it, for quite a long time. Cumulatively, the results of these research attempts show that drop out of students depends on several factors, of which only a relatively small number can directly be dealt with by universities. Therefore, the overall research problem…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, At Risk Students, College Freshmen, Intention
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Cownie, Fiona – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Commitment and word-of-mouth communication are important relational ideas: commitment a central and defining aspect of relationships; word-of-mouth a key relational outcome. This research examines the relationship between commitment and word-of-mouth communication within the context of higher education. The study tests a new conceptual framework…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Motivation, Interpersonal Communication
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Adi Badiozaman, Ida Fatimawati binti; Leong, Hugh; Jikus, Olivia – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Often, student engagement in higher education (HE) is viewed from a structural perspective, which reduces the role of student agency. This mixed methods study thus focuses on investigating what engages students in HE through the lens of self-determination theory (SDT), in order to better understand the internal processes of engagement in…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Self Determination, Personal Autonomy, Competence
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Pawar, Sanjay Krishnapratap; Dasgupta, Hirak; Vispute, Swati – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
The inflow of international students to Indian higher education has remained low and this should be a matter of great concern. As a piece of country-specific research, this paper aims to understand the factors that influence an international students' choice of India as a higher education destination. The results of an exploratory factor analysis…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Higher Education, Decision Making, Enrollment Influences
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Bohndick, Carla; Menne, Christina M.; Kohlmeyer, Susanne; Buhl, Heike M. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Internet-based self-assessments (ISAs) are tools used to support finding the right educational fit for higher education (HE) students. ISAs typically consist of a questionnaire followed by a feedback report about the results. It is unknown how the characteristics of the feedback report itself affect individuals' acceptance and motivation to follow…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Internet, Self Evaluation (Individuals), College Students
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Rivera Munoz, Claudia A.; Baik, Chi; Lodge, Jason M. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
The first year of university is often considered challenging and difficult for students who are adjusting to different academic and social demands. In this context, teacher-student interactions can play a crucial role in fostering student motivation, engagement in learning, a sense of belonging to the university and academic persistence. Although…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, College Freshmen, College Faculty, Tutors
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Trinidad, Jose Eos – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Student-centred learning (SCL) is often understood differently by people, and the differences are even more salient in higher education, where there are some very strong advocates and vocal critics. Theoretical research on SCL in higher education often highlights five key aspects but these have not been empirically scrutinised. Qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Centered Learning, Higher Education, College Students
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