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Measuring determinants of student return vs. dropout/stopout vs. transfer: a first-to-second year analysis of new freshmen
Abstract
This paper reports on a study measuring the impact of factors which determine the likelihood of stud...
Author(s)
Herzog,S
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
International | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2005
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Gender and mode of assessment at university: should we assume female students are better suited to coursework and males to unseen examinations
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Based on an analysis of undergraduate students' performance, the paper discusses the assumption that...
Author(s)
Woodfield,R. | Earl-Novell,S. | Solomon,L
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
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Assessment and feedback | Student learning | Gender
Date
01/01/2005
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Accommodating disability in higher education: a closer look at the evidence for a mainstream framework for learning support
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This article presents a reanalysis of a previous study that supported a mainstream framework for lea...
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Wright,B
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Disability | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2005
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Where shall we widen it? Higher education and the age participation rate in Wales
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Article on the representation of minority ethnic groups and different social classes in higher educa...
Author(s)
Gorard,S
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2005
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Networked learning in higher education: students' expectations and experiences
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The paper reports on undergraduate students' perspectives on networked learning using computer-media...
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Goodyear,P. | Jones,C. | Asensio,M. | Hodgson,V. | Steeples,C
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
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Student learning | E-learning/online learning (including distance learning)
Date
01/01/2005
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Gender, 'bias', assessment and feedback: analyzing the written assessment of undergraduate history essays
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A study of the assessment of, and feedback given to, sample essays finds considerable variation both...
Author(s)
Read,B. | Francis,B. | Robson,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Gender | Assessment and feedback
Date
01/01/2005
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Gender difference added? Institutional variations in the gender gap in first class degree awards in mathematical sciences
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This article is based on a study of variations among graduates from UK universities with first class...
Author(s)
Simonite,V
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Student learning | Gender
Date
01/01/2005
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Quality convergence study
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In the context of the Bologna Process, the aim of this study was to explore the possibilities for co...
Author(s)
Crozier,F. | Curvale,B. | Henard,F
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
External review methods | International
Date
01/01/2005
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Developing female engineers
Abstract
Research report examining barriers to the entry and progression of women in science and engineering ...
Author(s)
Jensen,K. S. H. | Takruri-Rizk,H. | Crossley,L
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
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Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | Gender
Date
01/01/2005
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Performance in European higher education: a non-parametric production frontier approach
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Comparative study of the efficiency of universities in eight European countries, including the UK, i...
Author(s)
Joumady,O. | Ris,C
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
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Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | Employer demand and requirements | International
Date
01/01/2005
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Assessing the impact of learning environments on students' approaches to learning: comparing conventional and action learning designs.
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This Australian paper looks at the ways in which the design of university courses might influence st...
Author(s)
Wilson,K. | Fowler,J
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Student learning | International
Date
01/01/2005
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Migration of academic staff to and from the UK, summary report
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This report explores the volume and pattern of academic mobility between the UK and the rest of the ...
Author(s)
Bekhradnia,B. | Sastry,T
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance | Generic Themes | Institutional management, staffing and finance
Subtheme(s)
Staff mobility | International | Staff development
Date
01/01/2005
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Experience Erasmus. Practice and perspective in four subject areas
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Final report of an EC-funded dissemination project that aimed to investigate the Erasmus experience,...
Author(s)
Erasmus Dissemination Project
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Experience of international students in the UK | International
Date
01/01/2005
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Global debt patterns. An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
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A survey of student loan schemes in Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden...
Author(s)
Usher,A
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | International
Date
01/01/2005
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Report of a survey to follow up Foundation Degree review carried out in 2002-03
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Survey report aiming to identify what changes and developments have occurred since the 2002-2003 QAA...
Author(s)
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Quality assurance and enhancement
Subtheme(s)
Foundation degree | External review methods
Date
01/01/2005
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Report of a survey of Foundation Degrees converted from Higher National Diplomas since 2001
Abstract
Results of a sample survey of the development and delivery of a sample of Foundation Degrees (FDs) c...
Author(s)
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Quality assurance and enhancement | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Foundation degree | External review methods | Sub-degree level (excluding Foundation degree)
Date
01/01/2005
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Global higher education rankings: affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Abstract
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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The impact of increased fees on participation in higher education in England
Abstract
This article explores recent research evidence on the possible impact of higher education reforms in...
Author(s)
Pennell,H. | West,A
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2005
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