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

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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. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075070410001682637
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Staff perceptions of factors related to non-completion in higher education

ERA Journal ID19331
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsTaylor, Janet A. (Author) and Bedford, Tasman (Author)
Journal TitleStudies in Higher Education
Journal Citation29 (3), pp. 375-394
Number of Pages20
Year2004
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Place of PublicationLondon, UK
ISSN0307-5079
1470-174X
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/03075070410001682637
Web Address (URL)http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/03075079.asp
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.

Keywordshigher education; staff; student
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390199. Curriculum and pedagogy not elsewhere classified
390303. Higher education
390402. Education assessment and evaluation
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