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'It all just clicked': a longitudinal perspective on transitions within university
Abstract
This paper explores the transitions that a group of students, admitted from further education colleg...
Author(s)
Hazel C, Tett, L, Cree, V and McCune, V
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups
Date
02/09/2014
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A comparative study of the perceptions of professional staff on their contribution to student outcomes
Abstract
This study examined the perceptions of professional staff on their contribution to student outcomes....
Author(s)
Regan J-A, Dollard, E and Banks, N
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance
Subtheme(s)
Staff development
Date
14/08/2014
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Learning from a wiki way of learning
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This paper reports the findings from a case study involving 58 postgraduate students who in small gr...
Author(s)
Page, K and Reynolds, N,
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Pedagogic approaches
Date
14/08/2014
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The impact of placements on the academic performance of UK and international students in higher education
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This study investigates the effect of year-long placements on the academic performance of 268 accoun...
Author(s)
Crawford, I and Wang, Z
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Work-based learning and placements
Date
31/07/2014
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Peer observation of teaching: The interaction between peer review and developmental models of practice
Abstract
Teaching observation is widely promoted as a mechanism for developing teaching practice in higher ed...
Author(s)
Yiend, J, Weller, S and Kinchin, I
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Assessment and feedback
Date
21/07/2014
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International students' networks: a case study in a UK university
Abstract
The great influx of international students into UK universities has led to internationalisation beco...
Author(s)
Taha, N and Cox, A
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Experience of international students in the UK
Date
08/07/2014
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Research to improve specialist knowledge: an HE in FE perspective
Abstract
The aim of this research was to establish whether lecturers in further education colleges (FECs) del...
Author(s)
Feather, D
Theme(s)
Research
Subtheme(s)
Institutional research infrastructure
Date
07/07/2014
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Fair access and fee setting in English universities: what do institutional statements suggest about university strategies in a stratified quasi-market?
Abstract
This paper explores how English universities operating in a ‘quasi-market’ are managing the tension ...
Author(s)
Bowl, M and Hughes, J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
30/06/2014
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TNE – Transnational education or tensions between national and external? A case study of Malaysia
Abstract
Transnational education, primarily at the tertiary level, has been growing rapidly, bringing with it...
Author(s)
Hill, C, Cheong, K-C, Leong, Y-C and Fernandez-Chung, R
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education
Subtheme(s)
Transnational education
Date
30/06/2014
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Indications of knowledge retention in the transition to higher education
Abstract
A pilot study testing first year bioscience students in their first week at university to assess the...
Author(s)
Jones, H, Black, B, Green, J, Langton, P, Rutherford, S, Scott J and Brown S
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Student learning
Date
20/06/2014
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Determined to stay or determined to leave? A tale of learner identities, biographies and adult students in higher education.
Abstract
The views of two adult working class female students on the meaning and experience of retention and ...
Author(s)
Merrill, B
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups
Date
10/06/2014
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Indicators of university-industry knowledge transfer performance and their implications for universities: evidence from the United Kingdom
Abstract
An analysis of the ways in which Knowledge Transfer between universities and various partners is mea...
Author(s)
Rossi, F and Rosli, A
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education
Subtheme(s)
HE/business links
Date
10/06/2014
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The changing role of students' unions within contemporary higher education
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Research into the ways in which students' unions are believed, by those closely involved with them, ...
Author(s)
Brooks, R, Byford, K and Sela, K
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Student accommodation and welfare
Date
06/06/2014
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Students' expectations of debt in UK higher education
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An investigation into the levels of debt that students expect to have following the reforms to highe...
Author(s)
Bachan, R
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support
Date
30/05/2014
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Social anxiety in learning: stages of change in a sample of UK undergraduates
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Study exploring students' experiences of change in their social anxiety in learning and their approa...
Author(s)
Topham, P, Moller, N and Davies, H
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Student accommodation and welfare
Date
21/05/2014
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University offer rates for candidates from different ethnic categories
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Previous research suggested that candidates from some black and minority ethnic groups were less lik...
Author(s)
Noden, P, Shiner, M and Modood, T
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
09/05/2014
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Factors affecting university image formation among prospective higher education students: the case of international branch campuses
Abstract
Research to identify the influences that impact upon the images of international branch campuses as ...
Author(s)
Wilkins, S and Huisman, J
Theme(s)
Student experience | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Information needs of students | Reasons for study and choice of course
Date
08/04/2014
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The hidden benefits of part-time higher education study to working practices: is there a case for making them more visible?
Abstract
Consideration of the (in)appropriateness of measures to capture the impact of higher education with ...
Author(s)
Callender, C and Little, B
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | Employer demand and requirements
Date
01/04/2014
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Staying the distance: students' perceptions of enablers of transition to higher education
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Investigation at an Australian university of first year students' perceptions of what factors enable...
Author(s)
Bowles, A et al
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Progression and completion rates
Date
27/03/2014
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Foundation degree learning: an educational journey of personal development
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Case study exploring the process of learning and personal development experience on a foundation deg...
Author(s)
Herrera, H, Brown, D and Portlock, J
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Student learning | Work-based learning and placements
Date
14/03/2014
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