Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education: Volume 2 Issue 2


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Building a bridge to pedagogic research: teaching social science research methods to humanities practitioners

John Canning, Angela Gallagher‐Brett

Disciplinary differences in approaches and methodologies to research present an important challenge to humanities practitioners wishing to engage in pedagogic research…


Performing liminal citizenship: using applied theatre techniques to civically engage international students

Fadi F. Skeiker

This study examines models of traditional and alternative citizenship such as legal, flexible, global and cultural citizenship, as a foundation for understanding “liminal…

Globalisation of business education – a British course or a British educational experience? Comparisons from a UK university

Heather Skinner, Haydn Blackey

Globalisation of higher education (HE) is becoming increasingly significant with institutions in Europe, America and Australasia looking for new opportunities to engage…

Technology adoption in higher education: a framework for identifying and prioritising issues and barriers to adoption of instructional technology

David A. Abrahams

This paper examines the issues and barriers that inhibit faculty from using technology in instruction. It uses the diffusion and adoption theory as a means to understand…


Globalisation in construction management education

George Wang, Huanqing Lu, Zhaomin Ren

Current construction management programmes in higher education institutions provide students with sound technical and management knowledge. However, in the twenty‐first…


Towards a more inclusive higher education system in th e UK (1998/99 to 2007/08): students with and without disabilities

Peter D. Pumfrey

Based on data drawn from ten cohorts of students successfully completing a first degree, this paper examines Government higher education (HE) policy and changes in its…

“To be more”: an exploration of the experiences of students on a care‐related foundation degree at a Welsh further education college

Sam Lloyd‐Parry

This paper proposes ways in which the findings of a research study, conducted with a group of foundation degree students in a West Wales further education college, could…

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