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Publication year is: 2013RssIcon
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What students think of their higher education
Abstract
What students said about their higher education experience.
Author(s)
QAA
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement | Quality assurance and enhancement
Subtheme(s)
External review methods | Student engagement
Date
11/11/2013
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The future regulation of higher education in England
Abstract
Critique of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)'s proposed operating framework ...
Author(s)
Brown, R and Bekhradnia, B
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement
Subtheme(s)
Role of professional, statutory and regulatory bodies
Date
07/11/2013
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Undergraduate research engagement at major US research universities
Abstract
Study exploring the extent to which undergraduate students are engaged in research at 15 US universi...
Author(s)
Douglass, J, Zhao, C-M
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Pedagogic approaches | Student learning
Date
07/11/2013
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Fostering interdisciplinary research in universities: a case study of leadership, alignment and support
Abstract
Case study investigation of steps taken at one Scottish university to encourage interdisciplinary re...
Author(s)
Townsend, T, Pisapia, J and Razzaq, J
Theme(s)
Research | Research | Research
Subtheme(s)
Governance and management of research | Institutional research infrastructure | RAE/REF and indicators of success
Date
04/11/2013
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Do those who benefit the most need it least? A four-year experiment in enquiry-based feedback
Abstract
Report of an ongoing four-year experiment in an enquiry-based approach to feedback.
Author(s)
Adcroft, A and Willis, R
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Assessment and feedback | Pedagogic approaches | Student learning
Date
04/11/2013
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Students' perceptions of the usefulness of marking guides, grade descriptors and annotated exemplars
Abstract
Students' perceptions of the usefulness of guidance provided to help increase their understanding of...
Author(s)
Bell, A, Mladenovic, R and Price, M
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Assessment and feedback | Pedagogic approaches | Student learning
Date
04/11/2013
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Crafting assessment regulations for first year students: stringency, academic alignment and equity
Abstract
Investigation of institutional regulations related to assessment, reassessment and progression for f...
Author(s)
Falahee, M, Stowell, M and Woolf, H
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment)
Subtheme(s)
Assessment and feedback
Date
01/11/2013
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Attracting mature students into higher education: the impact of approaches to learning and social identity
Abstract
An evaluation of higher education courses designed to attract mature students (aged 21 to 60) to und...
Author(s)
Howard, C and Davies, P
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
30/10/2013
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Financial health of the higher education sector: 2012-13 to 2015-16 forecasts
Abstract
An overview of financial indicators for the higher education sector in England.
Author(s)
HEFCE
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance
Subtheme(s)
Finance
Date
25/10/2013
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Trends in young participation in higher education
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An analysis of young participation in higher education reporting on the proportion of young people w...
Author(s)
HEFCE
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Institutional and regional differences | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
24/10/2013
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Why do academics blog? An analysis of audiences, purposes and challenges
Abstract
Preliminary study of the nature of academic blogging (web logging), comparing actual use of blogs by...
Author(s)
Mewburn, I and Thomson, P
Theme(s)
Research | Research
Subtheme(s)
Researcher development and career paths | Exploitation of research
Date
23/10/2013
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Things we know and don't know about the wider benefits of higher education: a review of the recent literature
Abstract
A literature review on the wider, non-academic, benefits of higher education to the individual and s...
Author(s)
Brennan, J et al
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education
Subtheme(s)
Economic impact of HE
Date
21/10/2013
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Learning from Futuretrack: The impact of work experiences on higher education student outcomes
Abstract
Analysis of the paid and unpaid work undertaken by students while studying using data from the Futur...
Author(s)
McCulloch, A et al
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support
Date
17/10/2013
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Mapping the occupational destinations of new graduates
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Analysis of graduate take-up of occupational destinations in the National Statistics Socio-economic ...
Author(s)
Macmillan, L and Vignoles, A
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations
Date
17/10/2013
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Encouraging a British invention revolution: Sir Andrew Witty's review of universities and growth
Abstract
How universities can drive growth in their areas and for the benefit of the wider UK, and disseminat...
Author(s)
Witty, A
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education | Economic and social context of higher education | Economic and social context of higher education | Economic and social context of higher education
Subtheme(s)
Economic impact of HE | Employer demand and requirements | Global competition | HE/business links
Date
16/10/2013
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The power of part-time: review of part-time and mature higher education
Abstract
A review of part-time higher education in the UK.
Author(s)
Thomas, E et al
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation
Date
16/10/2013
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Employer support for part-time higher education studies
Abstract
An analysis of employers’ views and attitudes towards providing support for part-time higher educati...
Author(s)
Mason G et al
Theme(s)
Student experience | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | Specific student groups
Date
16/10/2013
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Interactions between research capital and other research resources in UK Higher Education Institutions
Abstract
An analysis of public funding for research capital in higher education institutions (HEIs) in the UK...
Author(s)
Juhlin, M et al
Theme(s)
Research
Subtheme(s)
Institutional research infrastructure
Date
11/10/2013
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International research on the effectiveness of widening participation
Abstract
International experiences of effective practice on widening participation in higher education, ident...
Author(s)
Bowes, L, Thomas, L, Peck, L and Nathwani, T
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Barriers to participation | Extent and pattern of participation | Institutional and regional differences | Progression and completion rates
Date
09/10/2013
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Regulating higher education
Abstract
Examining the case for regulation in English higher education and proposing a new pluralist risk-bas...
Author(s)
Higher Education Commission
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement
Subtheme(s)
Role of professional, statutory and regulatory bodies
Date
09/10/2013
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