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Publication year is: 2004RssIcon
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Higher and further education in London. A review
Abstract
A review of higher education in London focusing on staffing issues.
Author(s)
Mayor of London
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance
Subtheme(s)
Equal opportunities and diversity | Staff recruitment and retention
Date
01/01/2004
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Projecting demand for UK higher education from the Accession countries
Abstract
Projections of demand for higher education in the UK from the Accession countries and their implicat...
Author(s)
Aston,L
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2004
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Schooling effects on subsequent university performance: evidence for the UK university population
Abstract
Using University Student Records, the paper examines the influence of the characteristics of the sch...
Author(s)
Smith,J. | Naylor,R
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Student learning | Gender
Date
01/01/2004
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Assessing the role of internships in the career-oriented employment of graduating college students
Abstract
US study assessing the relationship between completion of a work placement before graduation and sec...
Author(s)
Callanan,G. | Benzing,C
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Work-based learning and placements | International
Date
01/01/2004
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Cross-border higher education: an analysis of current trends, policy strategies and future scenarios
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This paper analyses the trends in different forms of cross-border higher education: student mobility...
Author(s)
Larsen,K. | Momii,K. | Vincent-Lancrin,S
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Course validation: design and subject provision | International
Date
01/01/2004
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Higher education credit practice in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Abstract
The results of a survey of the use of credits within UK higher education (excluding Scotland).
Author(s)
Johnson,R
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Credit accumulation and transfer
Date
01/01/2004
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The role of universities in the development of the business community in the science, engineering and technology sectors
Abstract
Survey of continuing professional development courses offered by universities and tailored specifica...
Author(s)
Hayes,C
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Course monitoring and review
Date
01/01/2004
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Evaluation of foundation degrees - final report
Abstract
This report reviews the nature and range of Foundation Degrees (FDs) on offer, the characteristics a...
Author(s)
York Consulting Limited
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Course validation: design and subject provision | Foundation degree
Date
01/01/2004
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The role of universities in the development of the business community in the science, engineering and technology sectors
Abstract
Survey of continuing professional development courses offered by universities and tailored specifica...
Author(s)
Hayes,C
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education
Subtheme(s)
HE/business links
Date
01/01/2004
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Pathways in adult learning survey (PALS) 2003
Abstract
PALS is a follow-up survey of respondents to the National Adult Learning Survey (NALS) 2001. The su...
Author(s)
Snape,D. | Bell,A. | Jones,A
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Lifelong learning
Date
01/01/2004
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Developing generic skills at university, during work placement and in employment: graduates' perceptions
Abstract
The most important factors for effective learning (at university, on work placement, and in employme...
Author(s)
Crebert,G. | Bates,M. | Bell,B. | Patrick,C-J. | Cragnolini,V
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Work-based learning and placements | International | Graduate attributes
Date
01/01/2004
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School to university. An investigation into the experience of first-year students of English at British universities
Abstract
This article looks at the issue of the transition from school to university from a student perspecti...
Author(s)
Smith,K
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Student learning
Date
01/01/2004
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Achieving Bologna convergence: is ECTS failing to make the grade?
Abstract
Examines problems in calculating and using the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) grades and fin...
Author(s)
Karran,T
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Credit accumulation and transfer | International
Date
01/01/2004
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Considering the UK honours degree classification method - international summary
Abstract
Report provides details of methods of grading and classifying systems for undergraduate programmes u...
Author(s)
Denholm,J
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
External review methods | International
Date
01/01/2004
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Working to the limit
Abstract
Reports on the negative attitudes of both academic and academic- related staff to the Research Asses...
Author(s)
Kinman,G. | Jones,F
Theme(s)
Research
Subtheme(s)
RAE/REF and indicators of success
Date
01/01/2004
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Widening access to higher education in the UK: questioning the geographic approach
Abstract
Research based on Northern Ireland data suggests that methods to widen access based on post code pre...
Author(s)
Osborne,B. | Shuttleworth,I
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2004
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Leaving university early: exploring the differences between continuing and non-continuing students
Abstract
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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More School? Factors affecting decisions to apply to higher education institutions amongst under-represented young people
Abstract
This report documents research in five schools across Scotland to identify pupils' decisions to appl...
Author(s)
Bartley,U
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2004
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Staff perceptions of factors related to non-completion in higher education
Abstract
An investigation of academic staff's understanding of student retention and progression in Australia...
Author(s)
Taylor,J. | Bedford,T
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Retention and completion | International
Date
01/01/2004
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Research and regions: an overview of the distribution of research in UK regions, regional research capacity and links
Abstract
The report reviews regional disparities in respect of transfer of knowledge from higher education to...
Author(s)
Adams,J. | Smith,D
Theme(s)
Research | Research
Subtheme(s)
RAE/REF and indicators of success | Exploitation of research
Date
01/01/2004
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