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dc.title Recommendations for effective university study based on students’ point of view en
dc.contributor.author Matošková, Jana
dc.contributor.author Baňařová, Michaela
dc.contributor.author Polčáková, Martina
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Further and Higher Education
dc.identifier.issn 0309-877X Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2019
utb.relation.volume 43
utb.relation.issue 3
dc.citation.spage 381
dc.citation.epage 395
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Routledge
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/0309877X.2017.1361909
dc.relation.uri https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0309877X.2017.1361909
dc.subject university students en
dc.subject effective study en
dc.subject behaviour strategies en
dc.description.abstract This research examined what university students recommend for effective university study and whether their recommendations differ by gender, faculty or study programme degree. The research was based on 985 questionnaires. The following words were most commonly used in advice for freshmen: Go, Lectures, Learn, Continuously, Be, Prepare, Information, Have, Do, Materials. The fundamental advice seems to be: to go to lectures, to have needed materials and information and to learn and prepare continuously. Some stated recommendations react to the development of information and communication technologies and the massive usage of the Internet (such as obtaining a laptop and a cell phone or setting up a Facebook profile). Quite a lot of advice was connected with health, such as to sleep enough, to eat regularly, to not smoke, to relax and to restrict alcohol consumption. The recommendations gained in this survey were categorised by thematic similarities to characteristics, knowledge, skills, behaviour and background. The findings highlight the fact that given recommendations for effective study differ by the respondent’s gender and faculty. Women concentrated more on recommendations on how to behave and men mentioned more often what personality characteristics are important for effective university study. Students of the Faculty of Multimedia Communications highlighted the necessity of creativity and practical experience more often than others. © 2017, © 2017 UCU. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1008561
utb.identifier.obdid 43880424
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85028765643
utb.identifier.wok 000469929200007
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-08T11:59:55Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-08T11:59:55Z
dc.description.sponsorship GA CR (Czech Science Foundation) [407/12/0821]; GA CR
utb.contributor.internalauthor Matošková, Jana
utb.contributor.internalauthor Baňařová, Michaela
utb.contributor.internalauthor Polčáková, Martina
utb.wos.affiliation [Matoskova, Jana; Banarova, Michaela; Polcakova, Martina] Tomas Bata Univ Zlin, Fac Management & Econ, Zlin, Czech Republic
utb.scopus.affiliation Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Zlín, Czech Republic
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