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#1Stephen C. F. Chan (PolyU: Hong Kong Polytechnic University)H-Index: 2
#2Grace Ngai (PolyU: Hong Kong Polytechnic University)H-Index: 20
Last.Kam-por Kwan (PolyU: Hong Kong Polytechnic University)H-Index: 5
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At many universities, there is a growing realization that the university owes a social responsibility to the community. Society invests in its citizens through the university, and the university em...
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#1Debra Flanders Cushing (QUT: Queensland University of Technology)H-Index: 3
#2Mark W. Pennings (QUT: Queensland University of Technology)H-Index: 3
Last.Courtney Coombs (QUT: Queensland University of Technology)H-Index: 1
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Short-term international study experiences, or study tours, aim to increase students’ global awareness, educate and empower them to be productive global citizens, and contribute to their future employability. Learning outcomes from study tours often include intangible personal characteristics or soft skills, as opposed to specific disciplinary skills and knowledge, and yet, these are not easily identified. Using an iterative Delphi process, this study aimed to understand the pedagogical experien...
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This article presents the case for the use of the ‘think-aloud protocol’ by teachers who engage in action-research as a source of constructive information about their students’ cognitive learning processes. This method calls upon learners to talk their thoughts out aloud, during engagement in some learning activity regarding which the researching teachers seek insight to inform them to plan enhancement of the learning and teaching process. The case for ‘think-aloud’ reporting of particular learn...
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This article argues that peer learning, specifically Peer Assisted Study Sessions, supported by academic tutors, is a valuable part of the agenda to emphasise the social mission of higher education...
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#1Peter J. AllenH-Index: 8
#2Kate E. Tonta (Curtin University)H-Index: 1
Last.Lynne D. Roberts (Curtin University)H-Index: 21
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Peer-assisted study session attendance is associated with multiple indicators of student success. However, attendance levels are generally low. We applied an extended theory of planned behaviour model, incorporating student role identity, to the prediction of peer-assisted study session attendance. Participants were 254 undergraduate students enrolled in 24 peer-assisted study session supported units. Attitudes, subjective norms and perceived behavioural control each had a significant direct eff...
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#1Michael HendersonH-Index: 16
#2Tracii Ryan (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 6
Last.Paige Mahoney (Deakin University)H-Index: 3
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Feedback can occur before and after assessment submission, but needs to be useful in order for students to improve their subsequent performance. Arguably, undergraduate students, and particularly i...
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#1Louise Bunce (Oxford Brookes University)H-Index: 6
#2Melanie Bennett (University of Winchester)
The marketization of higher education and focus on graduate employability and earnings data has raised questions about how students perceive their roles and responsibilities while studying for thei...
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#1Franziska Trede (UTS: University of Technology, Sydney)H-Index: 18
#2Denise Jackson (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 21
Educating reflexive, socially responsible and action-oriented future professionals who can contribute to a better future remains a core task of higher education. These graduate characteristics desc...
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Effective time management is essential for us all, whether students or anyone else. There are many factors which affect how well students manage their time and in what ways. As with everything, som...
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#1Zahra Vahedi (RyeU: Ryerson University)H-Index: 3
#2Lesley Zannella (RyeU: Ryerson University)H-Index: 1
Last.Stephen C. Want (RyeU: Ryerson University)H-Index: 11
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Research has frequently found that students use their information and communication technologies—such as smartphones and laptops—for non-academic uses in the classroom. These uses include sending m...
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