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Publication year is: 2010RssIcon
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Summary Title
Higher education expansion and differentiation in the Republic of Ireland
Abstract
This analysis of school leaver entrants to higher education in Ireland between 1980 and 2006.
Author(s)
McCoy,S. | Smyth,E
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Institutional and regional differences | Extent and pattern of participation | Gender | International
Date
01/01/2010
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Outcomes from institutional audit. Institutions' intentions for enhancement.
Abstract
This report concerns those sections of QAA institutional audit reports that deal with ‘institution...
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
01/01/2010
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Assessing the impact of the New Student Support Arrangements (NSSA) on higher education institutions
Abstract
Impact of the new arrangements for student support in higher education on the policies, planning and...
Author(s)
Pollard,E. | Bates,P. | Coare,P. | Hunt,W. | Miller,L
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance
Subtheme(s)
Finance
Date
01/01/2010
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The best graduate employers as rated by graduates
Abstract
Graduate employees’ views of the organisations that they are employed in.
Author(s)
Graduate Prospects
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations
Date
01/01/2010
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Learning from ELIR 2003-2007. Managing quality assurance and enhancement: evaluation and progress
Abstract
This report provides an overview of emerging approaches to the management of assurance and enhanceme...
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
01/01/2010
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Accidental achievers? International higher education, class reproduction and privilege in the experience of UK students overseas
Abstract
UK students who have completed or are thinking about studying overseas are seeking excitement and ad...
Author(s)
Waters,J. | Brooks,R
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Experience of international students in the UK
Date
01/01/2010
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Race into higher education
Abstract
Report reviewing the participation of ethnic minorities in UK higher education between 1995/06 and 2...
Author(s)
Race for Opportunity
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Ethnic minorities | Extent and pattern of participation
Date
01/01/2010
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Investigating the experiences of foundation degree students progressing to an honours degree: an integrated approach
Abstract
Research into the academic and social integration of foundation degree students progressing from fur...
Author(s)
Winter,J. | Dismore,H
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Foundation degree | HE in FE | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2010
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Higher education - business and community interaction survey 2008-09
Abstract
Report of a survey of all UK HEIs and their interactions with business. Responses demonstrate an ov...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education | Economic and social context of higher education | Research
Subtheme(s)
HE/business links | Economic impact of HE | Exploitation of research
Date
01/01/2010
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The road less travelled. Experiences of employers that support the progression of Advanced Apprentices to higher education
Abstract
This report looks at why and how employers support the progression of Advanced Apprentices and ident...
Author(s)
Kewin,J. | Hughes,T. | Fletcher,T. | Sheen,J
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2010
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Forging identities: the experience of probationary lecturers in the UK
Abstract
Study of the experiences of probationary lecturers finds the transition to academic life unremarkabl...
Author(s)
Smith,J
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance
Subtheme(s)
Staff recruitment and retention
Date
01/01/2010
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Examining quality culture: part 1. Quality assurance processes in higher education institutions
Abstract
First stage report on the activities developed by universities to enhance their internal quality cul...
Author(s)
Loukkola,T. | Zhand,T
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement | Quality assurance and enhancement | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
External review methods | Enhancement of the learning experience | International
Date
01/01/2010
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Use of an aptitude test in university entrance: a validity study
Abstract
This report evaluates the value of using an aptitude test (the SAT Reasoning Test) as an additional ...
Author(s)
Kirkup,C. | Wheater,R. | Morrison,J. | Durbin,B. | Pomati,M
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure
Date
01/01/2010
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Student volunteering in English higher education
Abstract
The article presents the findings of a gap analysis of higher education community engagement, focusi...
Author(s)
Holdsworth,C. | Quinn,J
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education
Subtheme(s)
Economic impact of HE
Date
01/01/2010
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Creative analysis of NSS data and collaborative research to inform good practice in assessment feedback
Abstract
Study presenting an analysis of students’ and staff’s perceptions of what constitutes good pract...
Author(s)
Crawford,K. | Hagyard,A. | Saunders,G
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Assessment and feedback
Date
01/01/2010
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The republic of engagement. Exploring UK academic attitudes to collaborating with industry and entrepreneurship
Abstract
Research exploring academics’ engagement with industry and a vast range of issues concerning joint...
Author(s)
Salter,A. | Tartari,V. | D' | Este,P. | Neely,A
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education | Research
Subtheme(s)
HE/business links | Exploitation of research
Date
01/01/2010
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HN tracking study
Abstract
Longitudinal study looking at the career destinations of HNC and HND students in Scotland.
Author(s)
Ingram,R. | Gallacher,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Sub-degree level (excluding Foundation degree) | Graduate earnings, careers and destinations
Date
01/01/2010
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Staff employed at HEFCE-funded HEIs: update. Trends and profiles 1995-96 to 2008-09
Abstract
This report provides data on staff employed at HEFCE-funded HEIs in 2008/09, and examines trends sin...
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance
Subtheme(s)
Staff recruitment and retention | Equal opportunities and diversity
Date
01/01/2010
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Confronting similar challenges? Disabled and non-disabled students' learning and assessment experiences
Abstract
The article finds that while disabled students confront barriers of access in their learning and ass...
Author(s)
Madriaga,M. | Hanson,K. | Heaton,C. | Kay,H. | Newitt,S. | Walker,A
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Disability | Student learning
Date
01/01/2010
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Bursaries and institutional aid in higher education in England: do they safeguard and promote fair access?
Abstract
Analysis of reasons for the introduction of bursaries finds a mismatch between government aspiration...
Author(s)
Callender,C
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support
Date
01/01/2010
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