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Bromage, Adrian; Pierce, Sarah; Reader, Tom; Compton, Lindsey – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Training in research methods is a crucial component of the student experience in further and higher education. A common set of statistical and experimental design methods are taught across a broad range of non-mathematics disciplines, spanning STEM subjects, medicine, and the social sciences. Understanding these methods is central to students'…
Descriptors: Statistics Education, Teaching Methods, Research Methodology, Anxiety
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Schwind, Jasna K.; Beanlands, Heather; McCay, Elizabeth; Wang, Angel; Binder, Marni; Aksenchuk, Sophia; Martin, Jennifer – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Teaching-learning approaches of university faculty increasingly include supporting their own wellbeing, as well as that of their students. Engaging in mindful practices has the potential to increase faculty capacity for reflexivity and compassion, which they can incorporate into their teaching-learning. However, few faculty have knowledge and…
Descriptors: Metacognition, College Faculty, Well Being, Teaching Methods
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Burke, Katie; Fanshawe, Melissa; Tualaulelei, Eseta – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
Online learning was initially introduced to support face-to-face learning, but now represents a dominant pedagogical approach in Higher Education. The rapid shift from face-to-face learning to online platforms has left many academics feeling pedagogically unprepared. In this research, we initially sought to understand and enhance online student…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Learner Engagement, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Kirby, Lauren A. J.; Thomas, Christopher L. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2022
To improve sub-standard retention and 4-year graduation rates, colleges and universities have tried to foster in students more social connections and a greater sense of belonging to the institution. Repeated positive interactions with faculty members are crucial for helping students develop this sense of belonging. Classroom-level belonging…
Descriptors: College Students, Teaching Methods, College Faculty, Interaction
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Hawe, Eleanor; Dixon, Helen; Murray, Jill; Chandler, Sandra – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
While it is argued that use of rubrics and exemplars has the potential to develop students' ability to distinguish quality, make evaluative judgments and take productive action, few studies have directly investigated the latter. To address this gap the current study employed classroom observations, eight focus groups interviews with 18 students…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Student Writing Models, Thinking Skills, Learning Strategies
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Tran, Thuy Thi Thanh – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Although much research has been done in response to a significant transformation in teaching and learning in higher education, there is a paucity of research paying specific attention to teaching practices that promote student learning in developing countries like Vietnam, where English is not a medium of instruction and in which the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Students, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Rivera, Errol Scott; Garden, Claire Louise Palmer – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Gamification, the application of game elements to non-game situations, has gained traction in education as a mechanism for improving motivation and/or learning outcomes. Although it is widely accepted that gamification enhances these aspects of engagement in business and education settings, there is equivocal supporting evidence. Research has…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Games, Learner Engagement, Higher Education
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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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Akbari, Alireza – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Much progress has been made in the areas of diminishing, avoiding, and resisting plagiarism, due to the recent development of plagiarism tools. Many scholars/authors across the globe have been struggling with plagiarism, giving a number of lectures and writing articles pinpointing strategies that take into account on-line plagiarism services such…
Descriptors: Translation, Plagiarism, Integrity, Prevention
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Austen, Liz; Pickering, Nathaniel; Judge, Marie – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Foundation year provision provides access to Higher Education by developing the skills and subject-specific knowledge required to undertake an undergraduate degree course. This article explores the experiences of students during transition onto an Integrated Foundation Year in Art and Design Year (IFYAD) at one UK Higher Education Institution. The…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Higher Education, Student Adjustment, Foreign Countries
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Dobson Waters, Sharon; Torgerson, Carole J. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This systematic review assessed the effectiveness of published inventions, of an experimental design, used to promote learning for learners with dyslexia on HE programmes. Historical observations suggest that a notable number of learners with dyslexia express concern at the levels of support they receive and that support plans provided to their…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, College Students, Students with Disabilities, Intervention
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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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Tuononen, Tarja; Parpala, Anna; Lindblom-Ylänne, Sari – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Students are expected to develop academic competences during their studies. However, research regarding the relation between academic competences and student learning is scarce. The present mixed-methods study aims to investigate the complex interrelations between academic competences and approaches to learning using both quantitative and…
Descriptors: Competence, Teaching Methods, College Graduates, Learning Strategies
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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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Jabbar, Abdul; Teviotdale, Wilma; Mirza, Mohammed; Mswaka, Walter – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
UK Higher Education (HE) is going through a process of unprecedented change, where large numbers of its student body now come from internationally diverse contexts. These students come from different cultures, backgrounds and educational systems which influence the way they interact, learn and engage with UK HE. Key participants in this engagement…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Students
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