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Hayton, John William – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article delivers an evaluation of a pedagogical intervention implemented within a first-year undergraduate university module. The intervention, termed the student-led tutorial (SLT), is based on the concept of the tutorless tutorial and presents a platform for student learning which was designed to increase active learning prior to their…
Descriptors: Tutorial Programs, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, College Freshmen
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Tauringana, Venancio; Mbah, Marcellus; Alexander, Phyllis – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This paper reports the results of a case study investigating the importance and awareness of national student survey (NSS) improvement initiatives in one department at a university in the South of England. The paper is motivated by the observation that despite many initiatives that the Department put in place since 2011 in response to poor NSS…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Undergraduate Students, Educational Improvement, National Surveys
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Hawe, E.; Lightfoot, U.; Dixon, H. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
In this paper, we explore first-year undergraduate students' experiences and perceptions regarding the use of exemplars, with reference to the development of student self-regulation. The study was carried out at a tertiary education institution in New Zealand where the second author was a lecturer. This author used exemplars with two classes of…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Metacognition
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Zainuddin, Zamzami; Perera, Corinne Jacqueline – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This study aimed at identifying the differences between a flipped classroom and a non-flipped classroom instructional model, based on the Self-Determination Theory (SDT). This study employed a mixed-method research approach, using post-tests, questionnaires and focus group interviews during the data collection process. Sixty-one students were the…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Competence, Self Determination, Independent Study
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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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Quintana, Rafael; Correnti, Richard – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Even though there is wide agreement on the importance of argumentation in modern societies, only a minority of students in secondary and postsecondary education receive direct and explicit instruction in argumentation. The present study describes the design and results of a test that was used to measure everyday argumentation skills of 186…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Undergraduate Students, Language Tests, Logical Thinking
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Walls, Justin; Carr, Andrea; Kelder, Jo-Anne; Ennever, Ellen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article presents a method to evaluate undergraduate and postgraduate course teaching efficiency systematically, alongside measuring effectiveness of curriculum content and delivery. We argue that efficiency is aligned to cost and revenue while effectiveness is a quality-related construct. These potentially antagonistic elements -- cost,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Efficiency, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
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Hintsanen, Mirka; Pyhältö, Kirsi – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Academic emotions in the context of master's thesis work is a highly understudied issue. This study examined the association between self-regulated learning skills and academic emotions elicited by master's thesis work. Altogether, 84 behavioural sciences students conducting their master's theses completed a survey comprised of a modified version…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Study Skills, Psychological Patterns, Graduate Students
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Bartram, Brendan; Hathaway, Tanya; Rao, Namrata – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
In the current higher education (HE) environment, indicators of 'teaching excellence' (TE) are increasingly under the spotlight. The literature offers a wide range of models and perspectives, but also highlights the need for greater (comparative) scrutiny of the perceptions of those at the centre -- staff teaching across the disciplines in…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Comparative Education
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Butcher, John; Clarke, Anactoria; Wood, Carlton; McPherson, Elaine; Fowle, Wendy – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article explores the impact of a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Access module on the progression of students to undergraduate Science. Drawing on the Widening Participation (WP) literature, this research investigated the experience of adult learners from disadvantaged backgrounds taking their first steps into higher…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Learning Modules, Adult Students, Access to Education
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Siklander, Pirkko; Impiö, Niina – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
We need to know what it means to be an expert in working life today. Universities are often accused of neglecting the basic idea that higher education should be relevant to working life, and research on the subject of expertise in today's workplace is lacking. Thirteen experts from different fields were interviewed and the obtained data were…
Descriptors: Universities, Education Work Relationship, Specialists, Grounded Theory
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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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Dobson, Sharon – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
The National Student Survey (NSS) seeks to measure how 'satisfied' students are with their programmes of study and educational experience. Ongoing NSS data demonstrates that global satisfaction scores are increasing; however, when this is separated into disabled and non-disabled students, downward satisfaction trends for disabled students are…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Student Attitudes, Dyslexia, College Students
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Souza, Sidclay Bezerra de; Veiga Simão, Ana Margarida; Ferreira, Paula da Costa – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
The literature on campus climate has mainly focused on diversity and demographic variables within single or multiple university campuses from one country. There is a need to investigate campus climate further with regard to cultural issues and the role of teachers. This study thus proposed to examine perceived teacher support as a mediator of the…
Descriptors: Campuses, College Environment, Teacher Role, Cultural Differences
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Lewis, Elisa G.; Cardwell, Jacqueline M. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Despite elevated rates of suicide and evidence of poor mental health among medical professionals, there is a paucity of research in the UK into the mental health of students destined for these careers. This study estimated and compared the prevalence of mental ill-health in students studying veterinary medicine, medicine, dentistry and pharmacy in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Health, Well Being, Mental Disorders
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