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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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Elder, Adam C. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Research has thoroughly examined various factors that are related to university student persistence. Studies suggest that a multitude of characteristics are predictive of student success, and theory supports examining these characteristics at the institutional level. However, few studies utilise robust, single-institution samples using a holistic…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, School Size, Public Colleges
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Qasim, Azad M.; Al-Askari, Pirshing Salih Mohamad; Massoud, Hiba K.; Ayoubi, Rami M. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
We aim to investigate the factors influencing student choice in the private higher education (HE) sector in Kurdistan-Iraq. Hence, this research attempts to add to the literature in terms of understanding student university choice, in general, and address the gap in the literature in the context of Middle Eastern studies including Kurdistan, in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Choice, Private Colleges, College Students
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Hill, Kimberley M.; Crofts, Melanie – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Sexual violence is a widespread issue on university campuses. Although not a new concern, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the United Kingdom (UK) have only recently implemented prevention strategies. Many approaches focus on increasing knowledge of consent and related harms, but are rarely evaluated, or sit outside of the curriculum. While…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Sexual Abuse, Informed Consent
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Holman, Kerry; Richardson, Tanya – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This paper discusses how academic support prepares undergraduate students for their workplace experience, involving cohorts of students from two universities in England, who offer an undergraduate level, three-year, Early Childhood Studies (ECS) degree. By adopting an interpretive approach, questionnaires were administered to the students…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Placement, Early Childhood Education, Preservice Teachers
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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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Bailey, Wayne; Bordogna, Claudia M.; Harvey, Halina; Jones, Glynn; Walton, Sean – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Using a bi-dimensional, fourfold model as a thinking tool to contemplate acculturation strategies we analyse the intercultural experience of international academic staff (IAS) in the United Kingdom higher education. The literature suggests that IAS feel undervalued as a professional group and that institutions do not capitalise on their diverse…
Descriptors: Acculturation, College Faculty, Foreign Nationals, Higher Education
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Brown, Denise; Barry, John A.; Todd, Brenda K. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
In recent years, male students at UK schools and universities have been falling behind their female peers in academic achievement. Previous studies have shown that male students are less likely than female students to seek academic help, but have not investigated the relationship between gender-typical attitudes and reluctance to seek academic…
Descriptors: Barriers, Help Seeking, Academic Support Services, Academic Achievement
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Bennett, Tawney – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Student consumerism in the Higher Education (HE) sector continues to stimulate critical academic commentary about the consequences of marketisation. Although much of the debate focuses on the effects that consumerism has on student achievement, little empirical research has analysed the effect that consumerism has on teaching and associated…
Descriptors: College Students, Commercialization, Consumer Education, Intellectual Disciplines
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Godfrey, Jonathan; Elliott, Geoffrey – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This article examines the impact of academisation on English Sixth Form Colleges through the lens of the Principals and Governors who lead such organisations -- those who have decided to opt for academisation, and those who have not. A comprehensive survey of the Principals or Chairs of 35 Sixth Form Colleges, representing all regions of England,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrator Attitudes, Educational Change, Institutional Autonomy
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Gravett, Karen; Kinchin, Ian M. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This article examines teachers' perspectives on a neglected area of practice: academic referencing. Commonly considered a simple skill to learn, we suggest that instead a study of referencing practices enables us to glean valuable insight into the challenges experienced by students when developing a learner identity. Drawing on interviews with…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Self Concept, Student Development, Student Experience
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Herrmann, Kim Jesper; Lindvig, Katrine; Aagaard, Jesper – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Digital technology constitutes a substantial presence in higher education and notions like 'digital natives' and '21st century digital skills' dominate educational discourse. However, within the last decade, scholars have started questioning the prevailing techno-optimism and practitioners have started debating whether and how to regulate the use…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students
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Wolstencroft, Peter; de Main, Leanne – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
This paper explores the use of audio feedback with 182 final year undergraduate students in a post-92 university studying on a Business Management undergraduate degree. It looks at the problems associated with traditional forms of feedback and feedforward and explores the reasons why students fail to engage with the comments made by lecturers…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, College Seniors, Business Administration Education, Learner Engagement
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Bye, Lee-Anne; Jenner, Peter; Graham, Wayne – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
Developing social capital in university teaching teams is a worthwhile exercise which can benefit students, educators and wider institutions through improvements in areas such as knowledge sharing, a critical component of effective teams. This case study analysis explores the social capital and knowledge sharing of two teaching teams at an…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Social Networks, Social Support Groups, Sharing Behavior
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