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Retaining non-traditional students in higher education
Abstract
Findings of research into the retention of non-traditional students at the University of Teesside.
Author(s)
Student Retention Team at the University of Teesside
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2005
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From life crisis to lifelong learning: rethinking working-class 'drop-out' from higher education
Abstract
Report exploring drop-out from higher education among young working class people.
Author(s)
Quinn,J. | Thomas,L. | Slack,K. | Casey,L. | Thexton,W. | Noble,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates | Lifelong learning
Date
01/01/2005
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Building pathways: employer views of apprentice progression to higher education
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This is a report of research on employers' perceptions of barriers to people on Advanced Modern Appr...
Author(s)
Bowers-Brown,T
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2005
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Building pathways: advanced apprentices' perceptions of higher education
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This is a report of research on barriers faced by Advanced Modern Apprentices (AMAs) progressing to ...
Author(s)
Bowers-Brown,T
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2004
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Degree performance of economics students in UK universities: absolute and relative performance in prior qualifications
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The paper analyses the determinants of the degree performance of cohorts of UK university leavers wh...
Author(s)
Naylor,R. | Smith,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2004
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Students with dyslexia: research projects at Northumbria University
Abstract
Differences in academic performance between dyslexic and non-dyslexic students at Northumbria Univer...
Author(s)
Gannon-Leary,P. | Smailes,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Disability | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2004
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Widening access and student non-completion: an inevitable link? Evaluating the effects of the Top-Up Programme on student completion
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This paper examines the links between socio-economic disadvantage and non-completion in HE and evalu...
Author(s)
Walker,L. | Matthew,B. | Black,F
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2004
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New dogs and old tricks: what can the UK teach the US about university education
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Examination of university completion rates in the UK and the US, exploring why such differences exis...
Author(s)
Weko,T
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
International | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2004
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A matter of degrees: improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Abstract
Analysis of higher education graduation rates in the US over six years. Nationally, higher educatio...
Author(s)
Carey,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | International
Date
01/01/2004
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From sixth form to university: motivation and transition among high achieving state-school language students
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A study on the access and transition of 19 state-educated students in their first year of a German c...
Author(s)
Macaro,E. | Wingate,U
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2004
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Academic and social integration in higher education: a survey of satisfaction and dissatisfaction within a first year education studies cohort at a new university
Abstract
Study to identify the facets that are likely to influence retention and degree completion or exit fr...
Author(s)
Rhodes,C. | Nevill,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2004
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Student perspectives on temporary and permanent exit from university: a case study from Monash University
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Study exploring the reasons for deferral and withdrawal from arts courses at Monash University, Aust...
Author(s)
Peel,M. | Powell,S. | Treacey,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | International
Date
01/01/2004
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Never give up on the good times: student attrition in the UK
Abstract
This article presents an analysis of why people dropout from university.
Author(s)
Johnes,G. | McNabb,R
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2004
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Educational inequality and the expansion of UK higher education
Abstract
The aim of this paper is to explore changes over time in HE participation and attainment of people f...
Author(s)
Blanden,J. | Machin,S
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2004
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What difference does a major make? The influence of college major field on persistence by African American and White students
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This paper examines the similarities and differences in the choice of major and its relationship to ...
Author(s)
St. John,E. | Hu,S. | Simmons,A. | Faye Carter,D. | Weber,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | International | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2004
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Left behind: unequal opportunity in higher education
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Secondary analysis of data and other sources to show that the premium associated with educational ac...
Author(s)
Kahlenberg,R
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups | International
Date
01/01/2004
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Leaving university early: exploring the differences between continuing and non-continuing students
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Scottish study suggests non-completion is a result of a complex range of factors including lonelines...
Author(s)
Christie,H. | Munro,M. | Fisher,T
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2004
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Why the difference? A closer look at higher education minority ethnic students and graduates
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Minority ethnic groups are more likely than White people to progress to higher education in England ...
Author(s)
Connor,H. | Tyers,C. | Modood,T. | Hillage,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Ethnic minorities
Date
01/01/2004
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Staff perceptions of factors related to non-completion in higher education
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An investigation of academic staff's understanding of student retention and progression in Australia...
Author(s)
Taylor,J. | Bedford,T
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
International | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2004
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Research into retention and non-completion in HE
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Study found that poor course selection, the paucity of student preparation, and the crucial role of ...
Author(s)
Davies,D. | Juffs,P. | Sutherland,E. | Williams,P
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2003
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