NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
Studies in Higher Education1905
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Higher Education Act Title IX1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 1,905 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Martin, Lynn; Lord, Gemma; Warren-Smith, Izzy – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
This study considers academic identity and the performance of identity work in the context of the design and delivery of new degree apprenticeships. Recent UK Policies have driven many changes in UK higher education, including the rapid development of new awards combining an apprenticeship with a full bachelor's or master's degree. Delivery…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Identity, Apprenticeships, Educational Policy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dodourova, Mariana; Clarkin, John E.; Lenkei, Balint – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Brexit, Britain's referendum to leave the European Union (EU), provided the backdrop for this study, although how or even if it will be implemented is uncertain. Most UK voters supported leaving the EU, yet an overwhelming majority of young people voted to remain. In an environment of economic and labor market ambiguity, we sampled 304 UK…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Career Choice, College Students, Student Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Johnson, Steve; Orr, Kevin – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Through an empirically grounded analysis of contested interpretations of impact held by business school academics and wider stakeholders, we provide a political and relational understanding of research impact whereby impacts are realized through situated, relational and ongoing interactions. Our qualitative study of three UK business and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Schools, Business Administration Education, Educational Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Skvoretz, John; Kersaint, Gladis; Campbell-Montalvo, Rebecca; Ware, Jonathan D.; Smith, Chrystal A. S.; Puccia, Ellen; Martin, Julie P.; Lee, Reginald; MacDonald, George; Wao, Hesborn – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
As part of a longitudinal research effort that examines the influence of social capital on differential persistence and retention among undergraduate engineering majors, this study examines how engineering degree-related social capital differs for first-year engineering students by gender and ethno-racial groups. Social capital is operationalized…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Females, Social Capital, Academic Persistence
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hill, Sophie – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
It has been stated that a criterion of a threshold concept is that it is troublesome or difficult to understand. However, not all difficult concepts are also threshold concepts. This article explores this difference through the context of students' difficulties in learning prosthetics and two models of describing threshold concepts. Students and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fundamental Concepts, Difficulty Level, Assistive Technology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Santos, Gina Gaio – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
This study focus is on career boundaries to graduate employability in a crisis economy. The underlying theoretical framework focus on career boundary theory and perceived employability. The empirical findings are based on a small-scale qualitative study that includes five focus group interviews conducted with Portuguese graduates of both genders…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Labor Market, Foreign Countries, Economic Climate
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Muñoz, Cristian A.; Guerra, Mauricio E.; Mosey, Simon – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Chilean doctoral programs in science and technology generally do not consider entrepreneurial training within their curricula. Taking an entrepreneurial competency approach, we explore the potential impact of introducing an entrepreneurship education course to doctoral students based within a non-commercial research environment. We identified two…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Doctoral Programs, Teaching Methods, Course Descriptions
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tamrat, Wondwosen; Teferra, Damtew – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Private higher education institutions operate amidst a litany of risks that can affect their operations and threaten their existence. This study was conducted to identify and analyze the nature and types of risks faced by Ethiopian private higher education institutions through the perspectives of their own academics. The findings revealed that the…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Risk, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ahn, Mi Young; Davis, Howard H. – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Students' sense of belonging is known to be strongly associated with academic achievement and a successful life at university. To achieve a comprehensive understanding of belonging, this study collected data via the 10 Words Question. Responses from 426 participants were analysed using a sequence of analytic methods including In Vivo coding,…
Descriptors: College Students, Sense of Community, Learner Engagement, Educational Environment
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Trebilcock, Philip; Nanere, Marthin – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
This paper examines the international education market and Australia's significant and growing involvement. Whilst much research has been carried out, it is less common for this research to be undertaken from the perspective of those who have yet to make the decision to study abroad. This study examines Indonesia, which was once a prominent source…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Misconceptions, Ethnic Diversity, Foreign Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wentworth, Diane Keyser; Behson, Scott J.; Kelley, Catherine L. – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Kotter's (1996. "Leading Change." Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press) model is one of the most frequently cited guides for implementing planned organizational change. While this model is widely used across many industries and contexts, including higher education, there are few research studies and cases that provide in-depth…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Change Strategies, Models, Program Implementation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Amigud, Alexander – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
This paper presents the results of an exploratory study that examined engagement approaches of contract cheating services on the Twitter platform. The literature portrays the grey academic market as an invisible hand that magically delivers academic content at the click of a button, which leaves a wide gap in our understanding of their outreach…
Descriptors: Cheating, Ethics, Social Media, Plagiarism
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Icekson, Tamar; Kaplan, Oren; Slobodin, Ortal – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Although optimistic expectations often enhance students' academic performance, they may also lead to academic failure if they are associated with unrealistic convictions of success. The present longitudinal study examined the moderating effects of personality factor conscientiousness and gender on the relationship between dispositional optimism…
Descriptors: Positive Attitudes, Psychological Patterns, Gender Differences, Academic Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Flowerdew, Lynne – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
I first briefly review two paradigms for scholarly writing, namely the English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and Academic Literacies (Ac Lits) approaches. ESP has traditionally been considered as the dominant paradigm and Ac Lits as somewhat on the margins of academic writing theory and practice. My aim in this article is to illustrate which areas…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Scholarship, Writing (Composition), Literacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Woolhouse, Clare; Albin-Clark, Jo; Shirley, Ian; Webster, Maggie – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
This paper is a reflective study of a collaborative research experience involving four colleagues. We discuss our experiences to consider how to develop a supportive collegial relationship at a time when working in higher education is often framed as competitive and focused upon defined 'outputs'. To make the analysis we explore the role of…
Descriptors: Research, Cooperation, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Researchers
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  127