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Benson-Egglenton, Jessica – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article examines the relationship between a student's mental wellbeing and their financial circumstances. In England, successive governments have adopted a strategy of shifting the cost of university from the state to the individual as a means of increasing participation in higher education. In recent years, some have attributed the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Welfare, Mental Health, Foreign Countries
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Tan, Sarah; Mansi, Angela; Furnham, Adrian – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
The present study set out to examine students' preferences for lecturers' personality as a function of their classroom behaviour, core self-evaluations and self-rated character strengths. Various hypotheses were tested: first, students' Big Five traits would significantly predict corresponding personality preferences for lecturers (the matching…
Descriptors: Preferences, Correlation, Personality, Personality Traits
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Burnell, Iona – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
The further education (FE) sector in the UK, or post-compulsory education as it is often referred to, has undergone some radical changes in recent years. Historically, FE is synonymous with vocational education and training, providing communities with courses that tended to be in practical, non-academic subjects. Many FE lecturers came from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Postsecondary Education
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Leggatt, Simon – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2016
This case study describes the development process of a model using readily-available technology to facilitate collaboration, moderation and the dissemination of best practice in initial teacher training in the UK. Students, mentors, tutors and external examiners from a number of educational institutions in a UK, higher education-led Lifelong…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Laptop Computers
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Bennett, Roger; Kane, Suzanne – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2014
This paper presents the outcomes of a study of the factors that contribute to teaching team effectiveness in situations where team members rarely meet face to face. Academic faculty within a university Business School were asked to report the degrees to which they believed that the module teaching teams to which they belonged contained members who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Team Teaching, College Faculty, Business Administration Education
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Fergy, Sue; Marks-Maran, Di; Ooms, Ann; Shapcott, Jean; Burke, Linda – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2011
The Academic, Personal and Professional Learning (APPL) model of support for student nurses was developed and implemented as a pilot project in the Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences of a university in response to a number of internal and external drivers. The common theme across these drivers was the enhancement of the social, academic…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, College Freshmen, Evaluation Research, Social Integration
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May, Steve; Bidgood, Penelope; Saebi, Nasrollah – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2006
This study was carried out with students and staff from a college of further education in south London. The college has a mix of male and female students from a range of ethnic groups, the largest of which is white British. A study undertaken by the college in 2003 indicated that there may be significant differences in achievement and completion…
Descriptors: College Students, Ethnicity, Sex, Academic Achievement