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Alienation, Agency and Authenticity: a Synthesis of Practice and Effects in Student Engagement.

Wimpenny, K. and Savin-Baden, Maggi (2013) Alienation, Agency and Authenticity: a Synthesis of Practice and Effects in Student Engagement. Teaching in Higher Education, 18 (3). pp. 311-326. ISSN Print: 1356-2517 Online: 1470-1294

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In recent years a number of authors have undertaken extensive reviews of the international research literature to investigate student engagement in higher education. This paper presents the findings of a study that undertook a project to synthesise the qualitative research literature systematically, through the use of qualitative research synthesis. The concepts and themes that have recurred across the student engagement literature which are discussed in terms of four themed approaches to student engagement. c The challenges and opportunities of using the methodology are presented along with providing a number of recommendations for further research regarding integrated approaches to student engagement.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: qualitative, research, synthesis, student engagement, higher education
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: College of Arts, Humanities and Education > School of Education
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Depositing User: Maggi Savin-Baden
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2015 15:48
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:05

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