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Magnusson, Jenny; Zackariasson, Maria – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Independence is a concept of scholarly interest in relation to higher education, especially when it comes to undergraduate projects. At the same time independence is characterised by a certain conceptual ambiguity, and, consequently, tends to be understood differently in different academic contexts, both nationally, internationally and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Projects, Personal Autonomy, Supervisors
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Parker, Jonathan; Farmer, Harry – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This article describes a narrative development project undertaken by students on a History of Social Welfare module at a British university. Students were asked to choose a character, setting and story from a range of scenarios and time periods that reflected many of the key areas covered in lecture and seminar classes. The narrative was not…
Descriptors: Learning Modules, Social Services, Narration, Fiction
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McMurray, Isabella; Rafferty, Cheryl; Sutton, Cordelia; Patel, Shweta – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
The transition between school or college and higher education can be a challenging time for a student. Schools, colleges and universities work together in a number of ways in order to try and ease this process. However, many students still find their first-year experience difficult to adjust to, which can impact on their own development and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College School Cooperation, Secondary Schools, Psychology