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Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning

January 2012 Volume 63, Number 1

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Number of articles: 3

  1. Who Attends and Completes Virtual Universities: The Case of the Open University of Catalonia (UOC)

    Martin Carnoy, Brenda Jarillo Rabling, Jonatan Castano-Munoz, Josep Maria Duart Montoliu & Teresa Sancho-Vinuesa

    A highly touted feature of the so-called global "revolution" in higher education is the trend to use information technology to reach a broader clientele. Although there is evidence that students... More

    pp. 53-82

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  2. Tutoring the End-of-Studies Dissertation: Helping Psychology Students Find Their Academic Voice when Revising Academic Texts

    Montserrat Castello, Anna Inesta, Marta Pardo, Eva Liesa & Reinaldo Martinez-Fernandez

    This intervention study aimed at helping undergraduate students of psychology learn to use the discursive resources useful to make academic voice visible in their texts and to improve their writing... More

    pp. 97-115

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  3. Defining Appropriate Professional Behavior for Faculty and University Students on Social Networking Websites

    L Alvin Malesky & Chris Peters

    The vast majority of university students have profiles on social networking sites (e.g., Myspace, Facebook) (Salaway et al. 2008). However, it is yet to be determined what role this rapidly... More

    pp. 135-151

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