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Publication year is: 2009RssIcon
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Diversity in the student experience and time devoted to study: a comparative analysis of the UK and European evidence
Abstract
This study examines European differences in the student experience with a focus on hours devoted to ...
Author(s)
Centre for Higher Education Research and Information
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
International
Date
01/01/2009
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Exploring support for progression to higher education for young full-time vocational learners in further education colleges
Abstract
The report outlines the findings of a research study that looked into transition from FE to HE for y...
Author(s)
Aimhigher Greater Manchester
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Barriers to participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2009
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Access, choice and participation in higher education
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An examination of whether geographical distance between parental home and higher education instituti...
Author(s)
Gibbons,S. | Vignoles,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Extent and pattern of participation | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Participation rates in higher education: academic years 1999/2000 - 2007/2008 (Provisional)
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Analysis of initial participation rates for 17-30 year old English domiciled first time entrants to ...
Author(s)
Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Annual statistics | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2009
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Survey on the implementation of the higher education credit framework for England: guidance on academic credit arrangements in higher education in England
Abstract
Summary report of a survey to assess the extent to which the credit framework is being implemented i...
Author(s)
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education | Universities UK | GuildHE
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Credit accumulation and transfer
Date
01/01/2009
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Learning from ELIR 2003-07: aligning enhancement strategies with staff development
Abstract
This report is about the enhancement-led approach in Scottish higher education (HE) in relation to s...
Author(s)
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement | Quality assurance and enhancement
Subtheme(s)
External review methods | Enhancement of the learning experience
Date
01/01/2009
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Post-graduation reflection on the value of a degree
Abstract
Research investigating whether the expansion of higher education has led to a feeling of disappointm...
Author(s)
Brooks,R. | Everett,G
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Employer demand and requirements | Careers services/advisers
Date
01/01/2009
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Joint and double degree programs in the Transatlantic context: a survey report
Abstract
This is a report on a study of transatlantic degree programmes which sought to investigate the natur...
Author(s)
Kuder,M. | Obst,D
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education
Subtheme(s)
Transnational education
Date
01/01/2009
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Universities Scotland Teaching Quality Forum Project: good practice in internal subject review
Abstract
This study identifies, collates and disseminates elements of good practice in relation to internal r...
Author(s)
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement
Subtheme(s)
Enhancement of the learning experience
Date
01/01/2009
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Higher education pay and prices index: July 2009
Abstract
The higher education pay and prices index measures the general price increases facing higher educati...
Author(s)
Phillips,C. | Moustaki,I
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance | Institutional management, staffing and finance
Subtheme(s)
Finance | Leadership
Date
01/01/2009
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What is learned at university? The social and organisational mediation of university learning (the SOMUL project): key findings
Abstract
Key findings on how the different diversities in UK higher education - of universities, of students ...
Author(s)
Brennan,J. | Osborne,M. | Shah,T
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Student learning
Date
01/01/2009
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Unleashing aspiration: The final report of the Panel on Fair Access to the Profession
Abstract
This report, which examines issues of social mobility in the professions.
Author(s)
The Panel on Fair Access to the Profession
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2009
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The global competition for talent: the rapidly changing market for international students and the need for a strategic approach in the US
Abstract
This paper is about the implications of trends in international student enrolment for US higher educ...
Author(s)
Douglass,J.A. | Edelstein,R
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education | Economic and social context of higher education | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Global competition | Transnational education | International
Date
01/01/2009
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Employability skills initiatives in higher education: what effects do they have on graduate labour market outcomes?
Abstract
Structured work experience and employer involvement in course design and delivery have positive effe...
Author(s)
Mason,G. | Williams,G. | Cranmer,S
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Employer demand and requirements
Date
01/01/2009
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Promoting the UK doctorate: opportunities and challenges
Abstract
As a new framework for postgraduate study is being developed, this report uses information from sour...
Author(s)
Universities UK
Theme(s)
Research
Subtheme(s)
Researcher development and career paths
Date
01/01/2009
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Higher education in Europe 2009: developments in the Bologna Process
Abstract
This report is about progress with the Bologna Process towards a European Higher Education Area (EHE...
Author(s)
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education
Subtheme(s)
Bologna Process
Date
01/01/2009
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National evaluation of diplomas. Findings from the 2008 survey of higher education institutions on their implementation and impact
Abstract
A survey providing a ‘baseline’ of attitudes towards diplomas in 2008 by 19 HEIs educating 17% o...
Author(s)
Richardson,W. | Haynes,G
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2009
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It was definitely a turning point! A review of Aimhigher summer schools in the south west of England
Abstract
This article explores the impact of Aimhigher summer schools on participants' subsequent educational...
Author(s)
Hatt,S. | Baxter,A. | Tate,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2009
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The economic contribution of higher education in Wales
Abstract
This is the final report of the inquiry into the economic contribution of HE in Wales. The inquiry ...
Author(s)
Enterprise and Learning Committe
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education
Subtheme(s)
Economic impact of HE
Date
01/01/2009
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University autonomy in Europe - exploratory study
Abstract
Study of 34 HE European systems finds that the key issues for university autonomy relate to financia...
Author(s)
Estermann,T. | Nokkala,T
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance | Institutional management, staffing and finance | Generic Themes | Institutional management, staffing and finance
Subtheme(s)
Finance | Cultures and structures | International | Cultures and structures
Date
01/01/2009
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