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Money, Julie; Nixon, Sarah; Graham, Linda – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Entering higher education (HE) is a critical moment for many students and one in which their educational experiences may change dramatically, but are students academically prepared? From a structured and supported environment, they enter a more autonomous and independent setting and little is known about their preparedness for this transition.…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, College Preparation, Teacher Attitudes, Self Determination
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Raiden, Ani; Räisänen, Christine; Kinman, Gail – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Academic work demands behavioural ambidexterity: the ability to simultaneously demonstrate exploration (creativity in research and/or in innovative teaching and learning practice) and exploitation (compliance with quality assurance). However, little is known about the effects of behavioural ambidexterity on the well-being of individual employees.…
Descriptors: Well Being, College Faculty, Teacher Behavior, Males
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Griffioen, Didi M. E. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Integrating professional research into higher education is supposed to intellectually benefit students. However, the literature suggests that students in different academic disciplines experience differing research opportunities. Previous studies have shown how junior students of natural sciences have less opportunity to engage in research than…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Differences, Undergraduate Students, Student Participation
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Duncan, Helen; Purcell, Catherine – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Timed examinations continue to be a common educational assessment method employed to evaluate a student's knowledge, ability and skills in their subject area. Extra time is the most common adjustment that students with specific learning difficulties (SpLD) are granted in these exams. This adjustment aims to provide students with SpLD parity with…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Students with Disabilities, Testing Accommodations, Time
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Tight, Malcolm – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This article reports on a systematic review of research into student retention and student engagement in higher education (HE). It discusses the origins and meaning of these terms, their relation to each other, their application and practice, and the issues and critiques that have arisen. The two concepts are seen as alternative ways of seeing and…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Learner Engagement, Higher Education, Student Responsibility
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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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Cowan, John – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This article traces and critically analyses a personal journey in search of effective ways to promote exemplary questioning on the part of students. The article is in many ways a polemic rather than a scientific study, which emerges as much from the 1970s and the writings of Carl Rogers as from the second decade of the twenty-first century with…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Inquiry, Instructional Innovation, Outcomes of Education
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Busher, Hugh; James, Nalita – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This article discusses the educational, social and economic backgrounds of Access to Higher Education (AHE) students and how these factors influence students' choice of courses and colleges in which to pursue their desire to enter higher education (HE) despite the risks involved and the initial lack of confidence of many of them in their…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Access to Education, Higher Education, At Risk Students
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Mullen, Carol A. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Expectations for online distance delivery of higher education courses and programmes are increasing globally, begging the question, 'Does modality matter?' Pedagogic research comparing online and face-to-face learningdemands more examination, particularly synchronous delivery. The purpose of this empirical study is to determine whether the quality…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Cognitive Style, Teaching Methods
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Fletcher, Simon; Whiting, Cheryl; Boaz, Annette; Reeves, Scott – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
There have been increasing calls in healthcare for the development of a more robust evidence base. Facilitating research activity amongst clinicians is the primary means of achieving this, although engagement is often undermined by a number of barriers and resistors. This article identifies and explores the forms of resistance that graduates from…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Research, Barriers, Medical Education
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López-Gómez, E.; Leví-Orta, G.; Medina Rivilla, A.; Ramos-Méndez, E. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Over recent decades university tutoring has attracted much attention. The research carried out has taken many forms emphasising the importance of developing good instruments for investigating this complex reality and its numerous perspectives. This article provides a psychometric analysis of a questionnaire that aims to assess the perceptions of…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Psychometrics, Student Attitudes, College Faculty
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Kennedy, Brianna L.; Bondy, Elizabeth; Dana, Nancy Fichtman; Vescio, Vicki; Ma, Vera Wei – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Practitioner scholarship encompasses the dispositions and skills necessary for educators to effect change for marginalised students in their local contexts. Ed.D. programmes play a role in helping educators develop these traits. Understanding what practitioner scholarship can look like post-graduation could inform programme planning as well as…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Teacher Education, Doctoral Programs, College Graduates
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Dixon, Laura; O'Gorman, Valerie – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
This article evaluates changes in teaching delivery during the first year of an undergraduate Tourism Management degree programme at a university in the North West of England. Moving from traditional semesterised mode, delivery was changed to shortened, time-intensive modules delivered one at a time, for two full days (six hours per day) over a…
Descriptors: School Schedules, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Delivery Systems
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Bohndick, Carla; Menne, Christina M.; Kohlmeyer, Susanne; Buhl, Heike M. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Internet-based self-assessments (ISAs) are tools used to support finding the right educational fit for higher education (HE) students. ISAs typically consist of a questionnaire followed by a feedback report about the results. It is unknown how the characteristics of the feedback report itself affect individuals' acceptance and motivation to follow…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Internet, Self Evaluation (Individuals), College Students
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Gill, Ashley J. G. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
In 2017, 31% of students progressed from further education (FE) to higher education (HE), with many coming from non-traditional backgrounds such as vocational and educational training (VET). The skills, expectations and experiences that VET students bring to HE will differ significantly from those of the traditional A-Level entrants, who are…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education, Academic Education
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