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Understanding first-year students' transition to university: A pilot study with implications for student engagement, assessment, and feedback
This article discusses the findings of a pilot-study that examined the adjustment experience of first-year students to university study. Based on a sample of 51 first-year students at one UK university, the article finds ...
Experiencing politics in action: Widening participation in placement learning and politics as a vocation.
(Taylor and Francis, 2010)
UK policy co-ordination during the 1990-91 Intergovernmental Conference
(Diplomacy and Statecraft, 1998)
Despite the importance of European Union negotiations, the majority of scholarly attention has not been directed towards the means by which policy is co-ordinated in Member States. This article addresses one aspect of ...
Swimming with the tide? Britain and the Maastricht Treaty negotiations on Common Foreign and Security Policy
(Taylor and Francis, 1998)
Despite the importance of the Treaty on European Union, little attention has been paid to the manner in which the negotiations were conducted or to an analysis of particular topics. This article addresses one particular ...
Making short politics placements work
Short placements can provide an important and meaningful experience of politics in action for students who are unable to benefit from the generally lengthy placements currently on offer. This article is based on the findings ...
Direct Mayoral Elections in Slovenia and England: Traditions and Trends Compared
(Lex Localis, 2015)
Direct mayoral elections have in recent decades become an important and popular feature of many local governments across Europe. The direct election of the mayor enhances the accountability and transparency of local political ...
Engaging students as co-producers: a critical reflection on the policy commission model
The teaching of political science has a tendency towards traditional classroom based learning environments. This article describes the development of an innovative model of student learning that takes place outside of the ...
New and Established Mayoralties: Lessons for Local Governance in Constructing New Political Institutions: The English and Polish Cases
(Policy Press, 2017)
Reforming local government is a tool of government policy when faced with local, national and international pressures for change and no more so than in times of political, social and economic crises. The re-design of the ...
Teaching politics in an era of Trump
One of the most important challenges facing Political Science Faculty is the way in which the curriculum engages with, and responds to, the populist tide that has spread across a significant number of countries in recent ...
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