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Responding to student needs
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This publication reports on one of two enhancement themes identified by QAA Scotland for 2003-04. Th...
Author(s)
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
Theme(s)
Student experience | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Information needs of students | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2005
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Going to university from care
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This report presents the findings from a five-year study on the university experience of students fr...
Author(s)
Jackson,S. | Ajayi,S. | Quigley,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2005
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Evaluation of Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge. Aspirations to higher education: one year on
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Survey of young people to evaluate the effectiveness of government initiatives such as Excellence in...
Author(s)
Morris,M. | Rutt,S
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2005
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Global higher education rankings: affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
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Cross-national data (including the UK) on affordability and accessibility of higher education.
Author(s)
Usher,A. | Cervenan,A
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | International
Date
01/01/2005
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The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
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The research indicates that about 40% of US higher education students study in more than one institu...
Author(s)
Peter,K. | Cataldi,E. | Caroll,C
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | International
Date
01/01/2005
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Investigating ten years of equity policy in Australian higher education
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A longitudinal analysis of Australian higher education equity data for the period 1991-2002.
Author(s)
Coates,H. | Krause,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | International
Date
01/01/2005
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Factors affecting applications to Oxford and Cambridge - repeat survey
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This report investigates teachers' and students' views on the factors affecting students' choices of...
Author(s)
Ridley,K. | White,K. | Styles,B. | Morrison,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Specific student groups
Date
01/01/2005
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Gender differences in participation and completion of undergraduate education and how they have changed over time
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Report on gender differences in undergraduate education in the US.
Author(s)
Peter,K. | Horn,L
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Gender | International
Date
01/01/2005
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The impact of increased fees on participation in higher education in England
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This article explores recent research evidence on the possible impact of higher education reforms in...
Author(s)
Pennell,H. | West,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2005
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Participation in postsecondary education: evidence from the survey of labour and income dynamics
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Factors influencing patterns of participation in postsecondary education in Canada.
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Rahman,A. | Situ,J. | Jimmo,V
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | International
Date
01/01/2005
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Vocational ladders or crazy paving? Making your way to higher levels
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The study shows there is no clear vocational route to higher levels of education, knowledge and skil...
Author(s)
Connor,H. | Little,B
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2005
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Young participation in higher education
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Analysis of data on census wards of young people's participation in higher education, which shows th...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Institutional and regional differences | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2005
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Retaining non-traditional students in higher education
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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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Schooling effects on higher education achievement: further analysis - entry at 19
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This report concludes that the effect of school performance on higher education achievement is incon...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2005
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Eurostudent 2005. Social and economic conditions of student life in Europe 2005
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Survey of students from eleven European countries on the social and economic conditions of student l...
Author(s)
Hochschul Informations System
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | International | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2005
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From life crisis to lifelong learning: rethinking working-class 'drop-out' from higher education
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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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Personality predicts academic performance: exploring the moderating role of gender
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US study confirms previous research findings that the personality trait of conscientiousness is posi...
Author(s)
Nguyen,N. | Allen,L. | Fraccastoro,K
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | International
Date
01/01/2005
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Building pathways: employer views of apprentice progression to higher education
Abstract
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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Cross-national differences in participating in tertiary science, technology, engineering and mathematics education
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An investigation into the reasons for cross-national differences in the participation of students in...
Author(s)
van Langen,A. | Dekkers,H
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
International | Gender | 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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