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Wilkinson, Catherine; Silverio, Sergio A.; Wilkinson, Samantha – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Through a textual analysis of four episodes comprising the ITV 1 psychological thriller "Cheat," this paper explores depictions of the English Higher Education [HE] landscape and of the lived experiences of being an academic in the television drama. We achieve this through a focus on the fictional HE institution where the drama is set --…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Higher Education, Television, Programming (Broadcast)
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Cownie, Fiona; Gallo, Maria – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Gratitude may help Universities to sustain relationships with alumni and stimulate valuable input into current students' learning experiences. This small-scale, qualitative study draws from the voices of alumni associated with a UK University. The study explores gratitude's role within alumni's reflections on Higher Education. We find that…
Descriptors: Alumni, College Graduates, Undergraduate Students, Student Experience
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Griffiths, Teri-Lisa; Dickinson, Jill; Day, Catherine J. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This exploratory study addresses a gap in the literature for the potential in assessing domain-specific self-efficacy within the context of Higher Education (HE). Focusing on HE students' participation in extracurricular activities (ECAs), the study builds on the authors' previous research which recognised the impact of ECAs on HE students' lived…
Descriptors: Correlation, Extracurricular Activities, Student Participation, Undergraduate Students
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Turner, Rebecca; Webb, Oliver J.; Cotton, Debby R. E. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Traditionally, undergraduates study several 'long thin' modules at the same time. Under 'immersive scheduling', students complete a 'short fat' module (i.e. a single subject studied over a compressed period), before moving onto other modules. This piece of social research capitalised on the introduction of immersive scheduling to the first year of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Scheduling, Units of Study
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Jones, Gill; Fleming, Scott; Laugharne, Janet – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
In the prevailing economic and political climate for Higher Education a greater emphasis has been placed on diversifying the funding base. The present study was undertaken between 2012 and 2014 and addressed the implementation of an approach to the transformation of one academic school in a medium-sized modern university in Wales to a more engaged…
Descriptors: Universities, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Educational Finance
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Gayton, Angela M. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
At the forefront of many UK universities' current strategies is a commitment to ongoing processes of internationalisation; continued progress in becoming increasingly international also sits alongside adherence to policies and practices relating to widening access and participation for home students, to achieve greater equity in terms of who can…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Higher Education, Global Approach
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Hutaibat, Khaled; Alhatabat, Zaidoon – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
The aim of this empirical study was to explore the extent and the determinants of management accounting practices' (MAPs) adoption in UK universities. In this vein, the current study serves as a 'stock-take', first reference study for future studies investigating the effects and impact of HE funding changes on accounting systems and practices in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accounting, School Accounting, Universities
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Bolger, Janine – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This research study was undertaken to map out inter-professional education (also known as inter-professional learning) provision across higher education institutions (HEIs) delivering qualifying social work programmes in Scotland, identify the strengths and weaknesses of those approaches and ascertain the views of those working in the social…
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Training, Interprofessional Relationship, Higher Education
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Kim, Jeongyeon – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
As global competition has intensified in Higher Education (HE) over the past decade, HE institutions of many non-English-speaking societies have strategically concentrated on internationalisation and increased the international population of their campuses. This case study investigated non-native English-speaking international students' academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Cultural Awareness, Case Studies, International Education
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Burston, Mary A. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
A government report criticised Australian universities for low proficiency in commercialising epistemic production (research and knowledge). A critical omission was a comparable measure of academic productivity to substantiate whether underperformance correlated with the commercialisation value of research output or whether academic productivity…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Productivity, Correlation, Commercialization
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Siklander, Pirkko; Impiö, Niina – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
We need to know what it means to be an expert in working life today. Universities are often accused of neglecting the basic idea that higher education should be relevant to working life, and research on the subject of expertise in today's workplace is lacking. Thirteen experts from different fields were interviewed and the obtained data were…
Descriptors: Universities, Education Work Relationship, Specialists, Grounded Theory
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Fullwood, Roger; Rowley, Jennifer; McLean, Jacqueline – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of organisational and individual factors on the knowledge sharing behaviour of UK academics. Although there a few articles that explore knowledge sharing between academics in an Asian context, there is currently only one article that explores this topic in a UK context. Semi-structured…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Sharing Behavior, Knowledge Management, Foreign Countries
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Murray, Neil; Muller, Amanda – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Students entering English-medium universities frequently struggle to cope with the language demands of their degree programmes, despite having met the English language entry conditions stipulated by their receiving institutions. This can have significant repercussions for the teaching-learning process, for the student experience and for…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language of Instruction, College Students
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Goodchild, Allyson – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
The transition into higher education is a critical time for all students. A positive early experience provides a strong foundation for future academic success whilst a negative experience can be destabilising for a new learner. To date, research has primarily focused on full-time undergraduates in order to explain the reasons for high attrition…
Descriptors: Part Time Students, Undergraduate Students, Study Centers, Universities
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McKinnon, Sabine; Hammond, Angela; Foster, Monika – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Increased interest in internationalisation of the curriculum (IoC) has led to the development of a range of resources designed to support staff in translating theory into practice. Studies on how such resources are actually used and impact on academic practice are scarce. This article aims to fill the gap by reporting on a cross-institutional…
Descriptors: International Education, Curriculum Development, Teaching Methods, College Faculty
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