Staff perceptions of factors related to non-completion in higher education

Taylor, Janet A. and Bedford, Tasman (2004) Staff perceptions of factors related to non-completion in higher education. Studies in Higher Education, 29 (3). pp. 375-394. ISSN 0307-5079

Abstract

Non-completion of higher education is a growing concern and has prompted increasing research into its causes. This study aims to investigate academic staff's understanding of student retention and progression issues. Results from a questionnaire and interviews suggest that staff focus on student-based factors related to non-completion rather than on factors related to teaching practice and curriculum design.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions.
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Janet Taylor
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Learning and Teaching Support Unit
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:13
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:46
Uncontrolled Keywords: higher education; staff; student
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1080/03075070410001682637
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2700

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