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Rooney, Joy M.; Unwin, Peter F.; Shah, Prag – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Academic staff perceptions of the value and purpose of service user and carer (SUAC) involvement within a health and social work faculty in an English university were explored in this co-produced qualitative study. Relevant research findings over the past two decades were reviewed and two SUAC researchers, plus an academic member of staff,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Value Judgment, Social Work
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Purcell, Martin E. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
The article demonstrates a successful approach to providing Youth and Community Work students in higher education (HE) with a learning experience that embraces the transformative agenda of their chosen profession. It adds to our understanding of the opportunities and limitations in crafting a learning environment and embedding a discursive…
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Barriers, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Wedawatta, Gayan – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Undergraduate programmes on construction management and other closely related built environment disciplines are currently taught and assessed on a modular basis. This is the case in the UK and in many other countries globally. However, it can be argued that professionally oriented programmes like these are better assessed on a non-modular basis,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Construction Management, Interviews, Learning Modules
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Butcher, John – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2016
Interest in the potential benefits of providing tablet computers to students has grown in recent years, both in UK institutions, and across the world. Limited research studies have been reported in higher education (HE), and primary and secondary school settings, tentatively suggesting a range of positive impacts on learners, but little conclusive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Donelan, Helen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2016
The research reported on in this article explores the use of social media for work-related or professional purposes. In particular, it focuses on the perceptions and use of social media by academics in the UK. The purpose of the research was to explore the potential social media has to facilitate the changing landscape of higher education and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Professional Development, Social Networks
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Hurley, John; Bowling, Alison; Griffiths, Jean; Blair, Duncan – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2015
With expectations of academic staff to achieve high quality teaching and research outputs as performance measures it is timely to explore how staff perceive they are being supported to meet these ends. This article presents findings of a multi-method study that explored influences impacting on the quality and quantity of scholarly activity being…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, College Faculty, Barriers
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Buchanan, Denise – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2014
Despite the Mental Health Foundation (2012) stating that each year, one in four people in the United Kingdom (UK) will have some kind of mental health difficulty, students from this group are underrepresented in further education (FE) colleges. In light of this, the purpose of this exploratory research, which was rooted in the phenomenological…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Disorders, Phenomenology, Barriers
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Ning, Mair; Murphy, Philip; Jinks, Annette Mary – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2010
The evidence-based practice agenda in many healthcare professions has increased the importance of teaching research skills to students in these professions. However, concern exists that many healthcare educators may be reluctant to teach research. This study investigated potential barriers to their adoption of this role. A questionnaire was…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Likert Scales, Measures (Individuals), Factor Analysis