Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education: Volume 5 Issue 1


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Student perception of higher education quality in Tunisian business schools: Case of the University of Sfax

Fadoi Belhaj, Omar Ben‐Ayed, Raoudha Kammoun

In Tunisia there are 23 business schools, five of which are at the University of Sfax. There are no data in the Tunisian higher education literature regarding the…

Research experience of the PhD students in Iran: a case study in Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Hassan Behzadi, Mohammad Reza Davarpanah

The purpose of this paper is to study the research experience of PhD students of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and factors influencing this experience.

Embedding critique in the university: a new role for critical marketing education?

Ming Lim, Peter Svensson

The role of the university as a site of social, cultural and political critique appears to be in terminal decline with the inexorable “commodification” of the university…

The investigation of multiple paths to success in college‐level mathematics: A fuzzy qualitative comparative analysis

Sally A. Lesik, Maria T. Mitchell

This paper aims to describe how a fuzzy qualitative comparative analysis can be used to describe which combinations of academic factors are most influential for achieving…


Estimating college student behavior frequencies: Do vague and enumerated estimation strategies yield similar results?

James S. Cole, Ali Korkmaz

Surveys that collect data regarding behavior estimates are found in many fields including, but not limited to, those that conduct consumer research, health studies, sexual…


Paradigms, paradoxes and professionalism : An exploration of lecturers’ perspectives on technology enhanced learning

Emma Bond, Tim Goodchild

This study aims to examine current key debates on learning technologies in the everyday life of lecturers and explores their experiences of learning technologies.


Leaders, critical friends, and the education community : Enhancing effectiveness of the professional practice doctorate

Rosemarye T. Taylor, Valerie A. Storey

Professional practice doctorate programs’ purpose is to prepare practitioners in the industry to lead and solve current and future complex problems with the application of…

Higher education abroad : Palestinian students from Israel studying in Jordanian universities

Khalid Arar, Kussai Haj‐Yehia

This study aims to expand the authors’ exploratory qualitative study, describing the characteristics of the flow of Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel (PAI) to Jordanian…

Preference of education mode: Examining the reasons for choosing and perspectives of courses delivered entirely online

Kristy J. Lauver, Dawna M. Drum, James M. Windsor, Sheila M. Miller

This study aims to examine why students choose to or choose not to take and their perspectives of online courses, by obtaining responses from both students who have and…

Integrating project‐based learning into an undergraduate programme using Web 2.0 and videoconferencing

John Fitzsimons, Rebecca Turner

Project‐based learning has been used in a number of disciplines to provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to simulate professional activities and apply theory…

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