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McMurray, Stephen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article explores the impact of funding cuts to the Further Education colleges in Scotland. The reduction in the number of students in the colleges has been hugely politically controversial. The research utilised the Infact database on the Scottish Funding Council's website and also a literature review. The research found there had been a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Retrenchment, Educational Finance, Adult Education
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Ribchester, Chris; Healey, Ruth L. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Universities are paying increased attention to how they might support the ethical development of their students as one of a range of graduate attributes that will enable them to negotiate increasingly complex professional, civic and personal futures. Scenario-based learning is a long-standing strategy used in ethical teaching, and this paper…
Descriptors: Ethics, Thinking Skills, Vignettes, Teaching Methods
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Carter, Joy; Tubbs, Nigel – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Degree Apprenticeships are fairly recent in the landscape of UK Higher Education. As is often the case with initiatives that try to build bridges between the world of work and the world of university education, there is suspicion that in such relationships higher education becomes servant to the needs of business and industry. Alternatively,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Higher Education, Academic Degrees
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Johnson, Martin; Shaw, Stuart – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
With the introduction of a new initiative in a teaching and learning environment there is an ethical responsibility to consider whether the impact of the introduction has met its intended goals, and whether it has harmed those who are influenced by it. Technology and infrastructure developments have encouraged a continued growth in the development…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Testing Problems, Evaluation Research, High Stakes Tests
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Shilo, Gila; Ragonis, Noa – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
A central issue in the design of curricula for all school levels is the development of the learners' high-order thinking skills and metacognitive skills. Among such required skills is the ability to solve problems. The literature dealing with the development of problem-solving skills is vast and primarily addresses the scientific disciplines, even…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Metacognition, Problem Solving, Linguistics
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Job, Claire; Yan Wong, Ken; Anstey, Sally – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Patient and public involvement in the provision of healthcare professional education is considered best practice by both the Healthcare Professions Council and the Nursing Midwifery Council. One key activity in healthcare education is the classroom-based 'patient story'. This consists of a person re-telling and reflecting on their experiences of…
Descriptors: Patients, Health Services, Reflection, Theory Practice Relationship
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Gaus, Nurdiana; Tang, Mahmud; Akil, Mansur – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article examines the complexity and multiplicity of perspectives in studying organisational culture in higher education settings. This multiplicity of conceptualisations of cultures has purportedly been derived from the different points of view of many disciplines, which have made the study of culture and cultural research enigmatic for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Organizational Culture, College Environment, Semiotics
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Barkas, Linda A.; Scott, Jonathan M.; Poppitt, Nicola J.; Smith, Paul J. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), originally proposed in the UK government's Higher Education White Paper, now the Higher Education and Research Act 2017, is a national mechanism to assess teaching quality in universities. This article provides a critical account of the TEF, underpinned by an overview of the policy context and marketisation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Teacher Effectiveness
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Gazeley, Louise; Lofty, Fay; Longman, Penny; Squire, Ruth – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Practitioners working to widen participation to universities in England are an increasingly important and professionally diverse group but surprisingly absent from the academic literature and lacking in access to bespoke professional development pathways in HE. In England current approaches within policy and research also tend to position them as…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Foreign Countries, Professional Development, Professional Personnel
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Angu, Pineteh E. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article analyses literacy narratives of first-year students at a South African university. It uses excerpts from the literacy narratives to explain how this writing genre serves as an outlet for reconstructing experiences of social injustice and agency. The article discusses how students' experiences of social injustice and their sense of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Student Development, Literacy
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Purcell, Martin E. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
The article demonstrates a successful approach to providing Youth and Community Work students in higher education (HE) with a learning experience that embraces the transformative agenda of their chosen profession. It adds to our understanding of the opportunities and limitations in crafting a learning environment and embedding a discursive…
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Barriers, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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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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Henderson, Holly – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This paper first argues for the importance of continued analysis of marketising discourses in Higher Education (HE), both despite and because of their ubiquity. Secondly, the paper looks specifically at college-based HE provision in English Further Education (FE). Using the 'possible selves' concept alongside critical discourse analysis, the paper…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Higher Education, Discourse Analysis, Critical Theory
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Forster, Nick – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This article explains why there are so few world-class universities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region today. It first summarises the systemic exogenous economic, political and social problems facing all countries in the region, and the impact of these on the development of their higher education sectors in recent times. Then, with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Reputation, Global Approach
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Foy, Clare; Keane, Aisling – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
The transition from school to university can prove problematic for a number of academic and social reasons and first-year attrition rates are high. Research suggests that first-year students need help adjusting to a new phase of learning in a larger community of practice and that a student's decision to leave represents a negative combination of…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Mentors, Biomedicine, Science Education
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