(Latent) transitions to learning at university: a latent profile transition analysis of first-year Japanese students

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Author: Fryer, Luke K.


During the past decade, quantitative researchers have examined the first-year university experience from both variable-centred and person-centred perspectives. These studies have, however, generally been cross-sectional and therefore often failed to address how student learning changes during this transition. Furthermore, research has been undertaken chiefly with Western students, creating a significant gap considering the fact that students from a Confucian cultural heritage are a significant portion of the international higher education population. The present study seeks to address...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Students; Providers of education and training; Participation; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning; Outcomes

Keywords: University; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Outcomes of education and training; Skill development

Geographic subjects: Japan; Asia

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Science+Business Media, 2017

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Journal title: Higher education

Journal volume: 73

Journal number: 3

Journal date: March 2017

Pages: pp. 519-537

ISSN: 0018-1560, 1573-174X (online)

Special issue: Transition to higher education: an international perspective

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 128.60

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