Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education: Volume 11 Issue 4

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Social undermining in academia: experiences and effects

Zara Sabeen, Faria Arshad

The purpose of the paper is to explore the meanings and effects of social undermining as described by the faculty members of public and private universities of Pakistan.

Linking motivation and alliance to perceived ambidexterity outcomes at the individual level in academia

Emmanuel Tetteh Teye, Beatrice Ayerakwa Abosi, Alexander Narh Tetteh, Seth Yeboah Ntim, Abraham Teye, Offeibea Love Aseidua-Ayeh, Sophia Agyeiwaa Dubi

Previous research has considered human motivation as a determinant of inquisitiveness, learning and innovation. However, how student’s motivation affects both…

Countering extremism through service learning: narratives learned from journalism students

Maria Robert Bou Zeid

The purpose of this paper is to examine the case of the Aspiration, Communication and Transformation campaign conducted by journalism students to counter extremism as a…

Regulating and manipulating the corporeal functions of women academics through political rationality: Women academics’ perceptions

Nurdiana Gaus

The purpose of this paper is to examine the impacts of the politicisation of women academics body in higher education as a result of the implementation of audit culture of…

“An undisturbed afternoon of writing”: a qualitative study of professors’ job satisfaction

Gerry Larsson, Aida Alvinius

The purpose of this paper is to model factors that contribute to job satisfaction among university professors.

Setting the foundation for democratization: Assessing the quality of a political science program in Egypt

Yasmin Khodary

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the quality of a political science program in an Egyptian private university through assessing three particular dimensions…

The motivational propensity and consistency of EFL undergraduate students in selecting research topic and design: A longitudinal narrative inquiry

Arif Husein Lubis, Miftahul Huda

The selection of the research topic and design crucially determines the success of conducting a research. Thus, the purpose of this paper is to explore the process by…

STEM and gender at university: focusing on Irish undergraduate female students’ perceptions

Regina Kelly, Oliver McGarr, Louise Lehane, Sibel Erduran

The purpose of this paper is to identify whether or not females believe they associate with the culture of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by…

Applying SERVQUAL: Using service quality perceptions to improve student satisfaction and program image

Jess L. Gregory

Austerity approaches in higher education require choosing the highest leverage strategies of increasing student satisfaction. Attending to student perceptions of…

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The impact of implicit vs explicit grammar teaching through scaffolding on Iranian learners’ speaking achievement; focusing on fluency, accuracy, and complexity

Ali Akbar Moeen, Daryoush Nejadansari, Azizolla Dabaghi

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of teaching grammar through implicit and explicit approach by applying scaffolding technique on learners’ speaking…

The learning strategies of mature students: a study of social science students in Belgium

Katie Goeman, Nick Deschacht

Though different claims are made in the literature with regard to learning approach differences between mature and non-mature university students, the issue seems to bare…

Course withdrawal: a comparison of business and engineering students in a private university

Najib Mozahem

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the course withdrawal behavior of business and engineering students in a private university. While previous research has…

Teaching implicit vs explicit reading comprehension skills and translation performance of Iranian undergraduate students: An experimental comparative study

Mehrdad Vasheghani Farahani, Omid Rezaei, Milad Masoomzadeh

This paper reports on a quasi-experimental research performed in the field of reading comprehension and translation quality. The purpose of this paper is to investigate…

The influence of peer assessment training on assessment knowledge and reflective writing skill

Bobby Hoffman

The purpose of this paper is to examine the influence of peer-assessment training as a catalyst to enhance student assessment knowledge and the ability to effectively…

Measurement of financial efficiency and productivity of Turkish Public Universities by using non-parametric methods

Aslı Günay, Murat Ali Dulupçu

The purpose of this paper is to measure the financial efficiency and productivity of 23 public universities founded in 1992 in Turkey over the period between 2004 and…

University students’ perceptions of their abilities relate to their entrepreneurial intent

Hannu Räty, Katri Komulainen, Ulla Hytti, Kati Kasanen, Päivi Siivonen, Inna Kozlinska

The purpose of this paper is to examine to what extent Finnish university students endorse entrepreneurial intent and the ways in which they position themselves in…

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Enrollment management analytics: a practical framework

Natalya Delcoure, Jesus S. Carmona

The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of data analytics in addressing contemporary challenges and opportunities facing institutions of higher education, with a…

Explicit and implicit teaching Persian language structures and editing methods and translation performance of Iranian undergraduate translation students

Mehrdad Vasheghani Farahani, Omid Rezaei, Milad Masoomzadeh

The purpose of this paper (experimental–comparative research) is to investigate the possible impacts of explicit and implicit teaching Persian structures and editing…

Iranian doctoral students’ perceptions of publication in English: Motives, hurdles, and strategies

Saeed Rezaei, Haniye Seyri

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the English for publication purpose practices of doctoral students in Iran. The overall objective was to explore their motives…

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ISSN:

2050-7003

Online date, start – end:

2009

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Dr. Patrick Blessinger