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Reid, Matthew; Jessop, Donna C.; Miles, Eleanor – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Poorer financial circumstances among undergraduate students predict worse academic outcomes, yet there is a lack of research examining mediators. Accordingly, the present research aimed to identify such mediating variables. In Study 1, cross-sectional data were collected from UK undergraduates (N = 516). Controlling for background variables, path…
Descriptors: Financial Problems, Stress Variables, Undergraduate Students, Correlation
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Singh, Jasvir Kaur Nachatar – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Scholarly articles on the repatriation of international students mainly derive from the United States and the United Kingdom. Little is known as to why Chinese international students studying in Australia repatriate home. This paper closes the gap by employing semi-structured interviews with 19 Chinese graduates who studied at one Australian…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Graduates, Decision Making, Immigration
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Davis, Diana – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This paper investigates what postgraduate research students at varying stages of candidature across all disciplines in 15 of Australia's 39 urban and rural universities perceive to be the qualities of an ideal supervisor. Students completed an anonymous survey resulting in the online submission of 698 surveys. This paper focuses on the penultimate…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Advisers, Teacher Characteristics, Student Attitudes
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Bolt, David – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
True to the field of Cultural Disability Studies in Education (CDSE), this project adopts an explicitly interdisciplinary approach in order to explore representations of disability and the related social attitudes and experiences. Disability studies and radio studies are brought together to predicate and inform the analysis of a sample of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Social Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Programming (Broadcast)
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Wawera, Anna-Sophia; McCamley, Alison – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This small-scale convergent parallel mixed-methods study aims to explore loneliness in an international student population in a single university. An online de Jong Gierveld loneliness scale (DJGLS) with additional demographics provided the quantitative data on loneliness in international student population. The qualitative semi-structured…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Foreign Students, College Students, Student Personnel Services
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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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Merga, Margaret K.; Mason, Shannon; Morris, Julia E. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
In the current field of doctoral education, there is a range of possible approaches presented to doctoral candidates. The Thesis by Publication (TBP) is an option increasingly offered by universities around the world and adopted by candidates in diverse fields. As the approach gains in popularity in response to the demands of modern academia,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Dissertations, Writing for Publication, Foreign Countries
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Warshaw, Jarrett B.; Upton, Stevie – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
US public research universities face increasing pressures to compete in higher education, but receive fewer resources from their states than in previous eras. Prior research suggests that these institutions adopt market-driven mentalities and practices to generate revenues while eschewing their public missions. We posit that US public research…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Public Colleges, College Administration, Administrative Organization
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Latta, Gail F. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This paper presents a conceptual framework for predicting whether power will have a unifying or subversive effect in specific organizational cultures. The Cultural Interaction Model of Leadership and Power (LP-CIM) asserts cultural norms constrain what leadership approaches will be successful in particular organizational contexts. These…
Descriptors: Higher Education, School Culture, Leadership Role, Power Structure
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Zientek, Linda Reichwein; Fong, Carlton J.; Phelps, Julie M. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
The need to improve student success in community colleges has resulted in a growing interest in developmental mathematics. Yet there remains a need to understand the motivations and beliefs of developmental mathematics students in order to cultivate their success. Self-efficacy has been identified to be a predictor of student success. Little is…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Remedial Mathematics
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Tsang, Tiffany Lee – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Some scholars speculate that humanities education, as compared to STEM education, may be better able to provide students with the most in-demand twenty-first century workplace skill: innovation. Due to the lack of empirical research on this topic, this study compares US humanities and STEM students' college gains in their 'propensity toward…
Descriptors: College Students, Majors (Students), Humanities, STEM Education
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Lloyd, Claire A. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
For the past two decades, those involved in teacher training have encouraged teachers to incorporate evidence from research into a process of critical reflection to improve the quality of their decisions. Using research as part of a deliberative reflective process has been thought to enable teachers to learn from their practice. However, teachers'…
Descriptors: Decision Making Skills, Decision Making, Beginning Teachers, Experienced Teachers
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McMurray, Stephen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article explores the impact of funding cuts to the Further Education colleges in Scotland. The reduction in the number of students in the colleges has been hugely politically controversial. The research utilised the Infact database on the Scottish Funding Council's website and also a literature review. The research found there had been a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Retrenchment, Educational Finance, Adult Education
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Andres, Hayward P. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Given the recent reported common occurrence of mediocre or substandard academic performance by students in colleges and universities, it has become essential to identify pedagogical factors that might lessen or reverse this trend. Kolb's experiential learning, Pintrich's student learning motivation, and cognitive load theories were used as a…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Experiential Learning, Learning Motivation, Cognitive Processes
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Badenhorst, Cecile M. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Literature reviews are a genre that many graduate students do not fully understand and find difficult to write. While the genre, language and rhetorical moves of literature reviews are widely researched, less research focuses on citation use in literature reviews. Teaching students 'how-to' write the literature review through explicit genre…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Citations (References), Graduate Students, Writing (Composition)
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