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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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Kavanagh, Emma; Brown, Lorraine – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Gender-based violence in virtual environments is commonly experienced by women and girls, and online abuse has become a significant social problem. High profile women in a variety of professions often become victims of online violence. The topic of online gender-based violence has to date received scant academic attention. Little is known about…
Descriptors: Violence, Gender Differences, Females, Women Faculty
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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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Webb, Oliver J.; Turner, Rebecca – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
In contrast with many European nations, university students in the United Kingdom have traditionally relocated for their higher education (HE). However, with rising fees and diversification of the student body, an increasing number are remaining in their parental or own home whilst they attend a local university or commute to a HE provider. For…
Descriptors: Correlation, Academic Achievement, Undergraduate Students, Commuting Students
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Hensley, Lauren C.; Munn, Karleton J. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Procrastination is a common source of academic struggles among college students. Prior research suggests that procrastination tendencies are amenable to change, but the mechanisms behind successful interventions are not fully understood. In a small-scale intervention study, college students who self-identified as procrastinators maintained…
Descriptors: College Students, Time Management, Journal Writing, Reflection
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Fatemi, Ghazalossadat; Saito, Eisuke – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
The rapid increase in the number of international students from different academic backgrounds studying in Australian higher education has required universities to reconsider how to support these students while ensuring academic integrity in new academic settings. The high number of studies on academic integrity and student support programmes at…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Integrity, Student Needs, Graduate Students
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Charalambous, Magda – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
A mixed-method study was undertaken to investigate factors affecting the transition to university of life sciences students at a research-intensive UK university. Questionnaire responses (N= 234) suggested that undergraduate students tended to agree that they had successfully transitioned to university level study in the first year. However,…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Biological Sciences, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries
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Young, Emma; Thompson, Rachael; Sharp, John; Bosmans, Daniel – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This paper details a small-scale research project that explores the student transition into higher education (HE), delivered in a further education college (FE), and considers whether the requirements of transition at this level impacts on emotional wellbeing. As such, it aims to contribute to the growing body of research on HE-in-FE from the…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Adult Students, Well Being, Adult Education
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Callaghan, Chris William; Nicholson, Denise Rosemary – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
The purpose of this paper is to provide a conceptual review of the literature pertaining to predatory publishing, so as to derive cornerstone themes for an ongoing research agenda to eliminate predatory publishing. Findings identify four key themes as important underpinnings of such a research agenda. The first relates to the influences and…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Ethics, Deception, Literature Reviews
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Scally, Jayme; Jiang, Man – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
TESOL postgraduate students come to the UK from China seeking an authentic environment in which to develop their English language skills and learn about their host culture. This paper provides a substantive review of the historical context of higher education in China, including its Confucian cultural heritage, and shows its evolution from a…
Descriptors: Socialization, Asians, Foreign Students, Confucianism
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Cisco, Jonathan – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Impostor phenomenon (IP) refers to an overwhelming feeling of intellectual fraudulence and affects individuals across a number of fields. Academia provides an environment in which these feelings can flourish, particularly within postgraduate students. In spite of the research exploring these feelings, we know little about how to reduce them in…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Psychological Patterns, Self Concept, Intervention
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Mantzios, Michail; Egan, Helen; Cook, Amy; Jutley-Neilson, Jagjeet; O'Hara, Mark – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
High levels of stress, anxiety, negative thoughts and emotions are being increasingly reported amongst university students and all impact negatively upon academic performance and student satisfaction. A cross-sectional design was adopted to explore how personality traits and attitudes relevant to wellbeing (i.e. mindfulness, positive and negative…
Descriptors: Well Being, National Surveys, Student Surveys, Metacognition
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Donovan, Christina; Erskine-Shaw, Marianne – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
It has been well documented in research that students from so-called 'non-traditional' backgrounds can experience significant difficulty in accessing higher education, in part due to a lack of cultural capital. This is further reinforced by 'invisible pedagogic practices' such as 'critical analysis', 'structure' and 'argument', which uphold the…
Descriptors: Academic Language, Literacy, Resilience (Psychology), Self Efficacy
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Jensen, Karen; Fumasoli, Tatiana; Stensaker, Bjørn – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Much research is currently addressing how to establish, maintain and govern stakeholder collaboration in higher education. In this article, the concept of shadow organising, i.e. stakeholder imitation of formal educational provision, is introduced to illustrate bottom-up, proactive ways to connect multiple autonomous organisations and stakeholder…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Educational Cooperation, Higher Education, Legal Education (Professions)
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Grey, David; Osborne, Corrina – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Recent years have seen renewed interest in personal tutoring in the UK higher education sector, and many higher education institutions (HEIs) are reconsidering and enhancing their personal tutoring provision. There is limited research into the principles and models of personal tutoring in the UK context and no studies which identify how those…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Tutors, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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