Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education



Table Of Contents: Volume 9 Issue 4

Toward ideal enacted mental models of learning outcomes assessment in higher education

William F. Heinrich

The purpose of this paper is to explore the enacted mental models, the types of thinking and action, of assessment held by faculty and staff in higher education.

Changing concerns of beginning Dutch university teachers

Paul van den Bos

The purpose of this paper is to address the concerns of beginning university teachers about learning to teach in the context of an induction programme.

Selecting teaching style based on group technology philosophy

Abdelhakim Abdelhadi

The purpose of this paper is to classify students into clusters at class level according to their preferred learning styles by using group technology.

Critical dimensions for the effective design and use of simulation exercises for emergency management in higher education

Vanessa Cooper, Giuseppe Forino, Sittimont Kanjanabootra, Jason von Meding

There is a need to provide more effective learning experiences for higher education (HE) students in transdisciplinary contexts such as disasters and emergency management…

Knowledge sharing behavior of academics in higher education

Sadia Bibi, Amjad Ali

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of motivation to share, interpersonal trust, job involvement, job satisfaction and continuance commitment on…

Doctoral student support programs in diverse national contexts

Omer Caliskan, Karri Holley

The growing demand for doctoral education and the role of the doctoral degree to advance nations socially, economically, and culturally forces countries and individual…

Understanding student perceptions of a web-based blended learning environment

Tuncay Bayrak, Bahadir Akcam

The purpose of this paper is to report on how web-based training and testing platforms provide opportunities for students to leverage the capabilities of various…

The Nexus between emotional, metacognitive, and motivational facets of academic achievement among Iranian university students

Afsaneh Ghanizadeh, Safoura Jahedizadeh

The purpose of this paper is to scrutinize university students’ affective experiences in academic contexts as well as the ways to integrate affection into existing models…

Motivation and choice of teachers to pursue their postgraduate studies in an ethnic minority college

Khalid Arar, Ruth Abramowitz

The purpose of this paper is to examine Arab teachers’ motivations and justifications for choosing a college for postgraduate studies.

Academic staff perspectives on first-year students’ academic competencies

Dana-Kristin Mah, Dirk Ifenthaler

The purpose of this paper is to examine the expectations, perceptions and role understanding of academic staff using a model of academic competencies (i.e. time…



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