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Publication year is: 2004RssIcon
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That full complement of riches: the contributions of the arts, humanities and social sciences to the nation's wealth
Abstract
This review demonstrates the value of the study of the arts, humanities and social sciences in relat...
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British Academy
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups
Date
01/01/2004
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Development of first-year students' conceptions of essay writing
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The article reports on the findings of a longitudinal study of variations in students' accounts of t...
Author(s)
McCune,V
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Graduate attributes
Date
01/01/2004
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Are graduate employability initiatives worth it?
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A survey of students and recent graduates on the extent to which universities gave them the skills n...
Author(s)
Doctorjob.com
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
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01/01/2004
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Re-viewing undergraduate writing: tutors' perceptions of essay qualities according to gender
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Study of academics' views on 'good' and 'bad' essays finds males and females in agreement on many po...
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Read,B. | Francis,B. | Robson,J
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Assessment and feedback | Gender
Date
01/01/2004
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Survival of the fittest: A survey on the leadership of strategic change in higher education
Abstract
A survey of the views of heads of higher education institutions on the most important strategic issu...
Author(s)
PA Consulting Group
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance | Institutional management, staffing and finance
Subtheme(s)
Leadership | Cultures and structures
Date
01/01/2004
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Term-time employment and academic attainment: evidence from a large-scale survey of undergraduates at Northumbria University
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Examination of growth in term-time employment and its impact on academic attainment among full-time ...
Author(s)
Hunt,A. | Lincoln,I. | Walker,A
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Work-based learning and placements | Student learning
Date
01/01/2004
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Continuing professional and career development: the doctoral experience of education alumni at a UK university
Abstract
The article reports on how alumni with education doctorates have subsequently used their doctorates.
Author(s)
Leanard,D. | Becker,R. | Coate,K
Theme(s)
Research
Subtheme(s)
Researcher development and career paths
Date
01/01/2004
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More school? Factors affecting decisions to apply to higher education institutions amongst under-represented young people
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This report documents research in five schools across Scotland to identify pupils' decisions to appl...
Author(s)
Bartley,U
Theme(s)
Student experience | Student experience | Student experience
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Information needs of students | Cost of study, living and financial support | Reasons for study and choice of course
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 ...
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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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The relation of depression and anxiety to life-stress and achievement in students
Abstract
Study showing that financial and other difficulties at university can increase levels of anxiety/dep...
Author(s)
Andrews,B. | Wilding,J
Theme(s)
Student experience | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | Student accommodation and welfare
Date
01/01/2004
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Authenticity in assessment tasks: a heuristic exploration of academics' perceptions
Abstract
Based on in-depth interviews with academics, the study reported in this paper sought to explore the ...
Author(s)
Maclellan,E
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Assessment and feedback
Date
01/01/2004
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Why the difference? A closer look at higher education minority ethnic students and graduates
Abstract
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)
Generic Themes | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Student learning
Date
01/01/2004
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College persistence on the rise? Changes in 5-year degree completion and postsecondary persistence rates between 1994 and 2000
Abstract
The study finds no overall change in the 5-year bachelor's degree completion rate, but finds changes...
Author(s)
National Center for Education Statistics
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Retention and completion | International
Date
01/01/2004
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Barriers to learning: a systematic study of the experience of disabled students in one university
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Results of a survey on the experience that disabled students in higher education have of barriers to...
Author(s)
Fuller,M. | Healey,M. | Bradley,A. | Hall,T
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Assessment and feedback | Disability | Student learning
Date
01/01/2004
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Student and staff perceptions of the importance of generic skills in science
Abstract
The paper discusses the findings of a survey of staff and undergraduate students at one university i...
Author(s)
Leggett,M. | Kinnear,A. | Boyce,M. | Bennett,I
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
International | Graduate attributes
Date
01/01/2004
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Becoming a mature student: how adult applicants weight the advantages and disadvantages of higher education
Abstract
A study exploring the factors that influence mature applicants' decision-making when applying to hig...
Author(s)
Osborne,M. | Marks,A. | Turner,E
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Age | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2004
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Enhancing student performance through cooperative learning in physical sciences
Abstract
This article describes the implementation of cooperative learning and group work assessment in a phy...
Author(s)
Gupta,M
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Assessment and feedback | International
Date
01/01/2004
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The unequal academy: UK academic staff 1995-96 to 2002-03
Abstract
The report analyses changes in the number, gender, grade and discipline of academic staff over the p...
Author(s)
Association of University Teachers
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance
Subtheme(s)
Equal opportunities and diversity
Date
01/01/2004
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Left behind: unequal opportunity in higher education
Abstract
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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Review of national policies for education: Review of higher education in Ireland
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The report of an evaluation of the performance of Irish higher education and recommendations on how ...
Author(s)
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance | Institutional management, staffing and finance | Institutional management, staffing and finance
Subtheme(s)
Finance | Cultures and structures | Leadership
Date
01/01/2004
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