Sarwar Khawaja's scientific contributions

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The outbreak of covid-19 generated a vast disruption in the whole workflow mechanism in higher education institutions (HEIs). Nevertheless, on the contrary, the possibilities of positively reforming the teaching and learning process can be witnessed simultaneously, along with a renewed outlook and growth within the higher education (HE) system. Cor...
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The concept of publishing research has been a dominant credo in academia, especially in public higher education institutions. The role of research in higher education institutions is significant for sustainability, development, and reputation, but unfortunately, it is lacking in private higher education institutions in the UK. Conducting research a...
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The primary purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of two crucial components-admission and induction processes concerning student satisfaction in private higher education. The significance of addressing students' learning and support needs in higher education is rising and changing, the focus is on their satisfaction, and it has be...
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The study's primary purpose was to explore the differences between mature male and female students based on extroversion and introversion personality types studying an undergraduate business programme in a private higher education institution in the UK. The Big Five Inventory-BFI (a short form with 10 items), BFI-10, was used to collect data from a...
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The primary purpose of this study is to analyse students' opinions on the effects of online education during the pandemic on students' well-being. The unprecedented world scenario that the students have been dealing with may delineate their academic performances and state of well-being to a great extent and subsequently make it a substantial challe...
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This study aims to examine the role of social and emotional competencies for effective leadership in private higher education. We examined the impact of personality, self-confidence, and emotional intelligence (EI) on academic leadership in private higher education institutions. The five-factor model of normal personality as indexed by the Mini-Int...
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This research examined the relationship between emotional intelligence and coping, disinhibition and aggression. Additionally, coping was examined as a potential mediator of the relationship between emotional intelligence, disinhibition and aggression. Participants consisted of 563 students (186 men, 377 women) from various private colleges and fac...
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The non-traditional experience for mature students can sometimes be challenging as they connect to the college/university later in life. A new avenue for career growth achieved through higher education can be advantageous for those at a career transition phase. The present research aimed to study the academic intrinsic motivation and learning engag...
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This paper analyses the role and significance of the endowments for the UK higher education system. We have systematised the metrics commonly used to measure the performance of the academic endowments. To collect the data about universities and colleges, we exploited the data provided by the HESA (Higher Education Statistics Agency) that collect an...
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Academic procrastination is one of the main problems in the private higher education sector associated with a high rate of abandonment of higher education and delays in fulfilling student obligations. In an effort to detect some of the personal predictors of this phenomenon, we examined associations between personality traits, psychological distres...
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p>The main purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between The Dark Triad components (Machiavellianism, Narcissism, and Psychopathy), and perceptions of the different organisational justice dimensions (distributive, procedural, and interactional) among teaching staff in private higher education. The sample included 277 participants (1...
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p>The primary purpose of this study was to investigate relationships between aggression, empathy, and life satisfaction during the COVID-19 pandemic. The main aim was to analyse the contribution of empathy components (empathic concern, personal distress, perspective-taking, and fantasy) above reactive and proactive aggression in predicting life sat...
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The website of a college is becoming an important tool for students to gather information and make decisions about higher education. We studied how students utilized these websites, what sort of information they obtained from the institution's website, and recommendations were made to schools in order to assist them in improving their websites as "...
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p>Our study examined some aspects of entrepreneurship in private higher education in the UK. The growing value of the private higher education sector in the UK represents an opportunity for entrepreneurial investment. For this purpose, we analysed the available data from the 2015/16 to 2017/18 academic years as well as data published online in HESA...
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Emotions play a significant role in our lives, influencing our ideas and behavior, along with reasoning, making an opinion, and developing an attitude. It has been observed that social networking activity might cause emotional and sentimental reactions. Lin and Utz used emotion self-reports to investigate the positive (joy) and negative (i.e., jeal...
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p>The primary purpose of this study was to investigate associations between attention impulsivity, motor impulsivity and non-planning impulsivity measured according to the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale-11 (BIS) and indicators of subjective well-being (SWB) measured by the Flourishing Scale (FS) and Personal Wellbeing Index (PWI) in students at select...
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In recent years, the newly emerging discipline of neuromarketing, which employs brain (emotions and behaviour) research in an organisational context, has grown in prominence in academic and practice literature. With the increasing growth of online teaching, COVID-19 left no option for higher education institutions to go online. As a result, student...
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p>The primary purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between openness to experience, creativity, creative behaviour, general creativity, and support for creative behaviour from academic staff (lecturers and professors) and by the environment among students in private higher education. The aim was to investigate the contribution of ge...
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While traditional market research methods are focused on surveys and group discussions, consumers' attitudes, the choices they make, and the behaviour they display are all driven by a complex set of factors, and much of what is happening takes place in the subconscious mind. Learning that a stimulus engages in a positive way and that memory formati...
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This paper aims to analyse the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on ethnic minorities. The focus is on ethnic minorities in London, particularly before and during the Covid-19 pandemic. We investigated the discriminatory practices towards ethnic minorities in the economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. These are primarily related...
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p>The outbreak of COVID-19 caused severe disruption to most sectors of the global economy, creating a spectre of fear, anxiety and uncertainty. The education sector has been one of the worst affected by the pandemic. The education sector is one of the heavily affected sectors. The pandemic forced educational institutions worldwide to close, cancel...
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p>Economic policies encouraging private ownership (liberalisation, privatisation and marketisation) have allowed Private Higher Education Institutions (PrHEIs) to proliferate in most parts of the world, particularly since the 1990s. The number of private colleges and universities continues to grow in most countries at a remarkable rate, partly refl...
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p>The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted every aspect of human life. It has disrupted people’s lifestyles around the world and international students are no exception. Every industry has been affected, including higher education (HE); for the first time ever in the HE sector, learning and teaching adopted online platforms to deliver the curriculum. At...
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The online teaching accelerated at an unprecedented pace in the wake of the physical closure of educational institutions in the United Kingdom on 23 March 2020 due to the COVID-19 crisis. This study is based on a survey of mature undergraduate students in private higher education institutes in the South of England and their experience with online t...

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... Muhamad Ahsan 1 *, Aun Falestien Faletehan 2 1 UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya, Indonesia opinion that an entrepreneur can only be born and cannot be taught through education (Henry, Hill, & Leitch, 2005;Wilson, 2008). Many scholars attempt to ensure to build entrepreneur through education. ...
... Royo-Vela et al. [31] indicated promising ways ahead and optimistic outlooks in the direction of neuromarketing while conducting a research to know the value addition in consumer purchase decision-making process. Šola et al. [32] recommended that students should be engaged in classroom discussion, usage of online board and changing visual content frequent might help in gaining students' attention for longer duration during online class. Since the traditional method of survey didn't bring desired results, these should be used along with neuromarketing. ...
... To excel in mathematics, students need to apply themselves to the subject by putting in much effort, as well as being persistent in their studies. Research has shown that students' beliefs about mathematics have a significant effect on their persistence to learn new concepts and the effort they apply (Concha Zelada et al., 2019;Keleş, 2022;Sholihah et al., 2022;Sokić et al., 2021). It has also been observed that students' beliefs about mathematics are usually false with a perception that the subject is difficult and boring (Hamukwaya & Haser, 2021). ...
... The Corona Virus Disease 2019, commonly known as COVID-19, initially appeared in Wuhan, China, in December 2019 and subsequently expanded throughout Europe and the United States in the early 2020s. As a result, COVID-19 created significant challenges for all industries worldwide, including higher education (Qureshi et al., 2020). Some of the challenges were the closure of educational institutions, switching to online teaching and maintaining the pace of learning and teaching through severe interruptions. ...
... The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating effects on the well-being of individuals. Affecting most aspects of life, including health, education, employment, personal finance, and more, the pandemic has disproportionately aggrieved the marginalized parts of society owing to preexisting social inequalities and exclusion (e.g., Hoofman and Secord 2021;Klingbail 2020;Kochhar 2020;Kumar et al. 2021;Sestanovic et al. 2021). For example, with the adoption of virtual learning due to the widespread closure of schools and quarantines, children from minority backgrounds experienced a lower quality of education relative to their peers (Hoofman and Secord 2021). ...
... The rise of CPHEIs frames excess demand as market-driven rather than government-controlled. Different from public institutions, CPHEIs are unplanned and insufficiently regulated; they also encounter challenges in relation to quality, recruitment resources, financial stability, and employment outcomes (Qureshi & Khawaja, 2021). Government policymakers allow a degree of autonomy through the "Private Education Promotion Law of the People's Republic of China" to enhance the power of private capital. ...
... The situation was identical with higher education, as 220 million students were impacted by the global closures of higher education institutions (HEIs) (UNESCO-UNICEF-World Bank, 2021). In addition, international students have been cash cows for many English-speaking countries, and COVID-19 also affected them (Qureshi and Khawaja 2021). ...