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Vasilevska, Daina; Rivza, Baiba; Pivac, Tatjana; Alekneviciene, Vilija; Parlinska, Agnieszka – Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability, 2017
Distance education as one of the new and perspective forms of completing higher education increases in popularity around the world. At the same time, the development of this model of education generates new problems: organization of the study process and information security. Distance learning allows solving a problem of accessibility of higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Demand, Distance Education, Access to Education
Lester, Simon – Cato Institute, 2013
Recent developments in higher education--with leading institutions starting to offer courses online--suggest that the Internet is going to disrupt this industry, just as it has already disrupted the music and book industries, as well as many others. We are entering a period of experimentation with new business models for higher education, with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Trade, Competition, Online Courses
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Mitchell, Matthew – Australian Universities' Review, 2015
There is a perception that radical change in the higher education sector is inevitable. This paper argues that the university model of higher education is fundamentally sound and by implication, is not necessarily subject to the same forces acting on other industries. If changes are to affect higher education, these are likely to come from forces…
Descriptors: Success, Victims, Victims of Crime, Models
Choi, Jeong Hoon; Meisenheimer, Jessica M.; McCart, Amy B.; Sailor, Wayne – Remedial and Special Education, 2017
The present investigation examines the schoolwide applications model (SAM) as a potentially effective school reform model for increasing equity-based inclusive education practices while enhancing student reading and math achievement for all students. A 3-year quasi-experimental comparison group analysis using latent growth modeling (LGM) was used…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Equal Education, Educational Change, Reading Achievement
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Fox, Bob – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2019
Universities today face many challenges, brought about in part by changing needs in society, changing attitudes towards higher education, new research into adult learning and the introduction and use of new digital technologies to improve efficiencies and effectiveness in educational delivery and at the same time introducing new opportunities to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
Stroub, Kori – Houston Education Research Consortium, 2019
This research brief is Part III of a four-part study of decentralization in Houston Independent School District (HISD). This part examines the impact of decentralization on student outcomes. In hopes of improving student performance, HISD implemented decentralization throughout the 1990s (see Part I of this project for a detailed discussion of the…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Educational Change, Educational Administration, School Districts
Ardley, Jillian; Aldemir, Jale – Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
Faculty mentoring in higher education aims to scaffold mentee to adjust to the new work setting, build social relations with others, and improve instructional skills in the same physical environment. However, this process could be problematic in institutions serving in satellite campuses with geographically spread faculty body. The purpose of the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Videoconferencing, Higher Education, College Faculty
Pistone, Michele R.; Horn, Michael B. – Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, 2016
Facing dramatic declines in enrollment, revenue, and student quality at the same time that their cost structure continues to rise and public support has waned, law schools are in crisis. A key driver of the crisis is shrinking employment opportunities for recent graduates, which stem in part from the disruption of the traditional business model…
Descriptors: Law Schools, Legal Education (Professions), Innovation, Models
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Same, Michelle R.; Guarino, Nicole I; Pardo, Max; Benson, Deaweh; Fagan, Kyle; Lindsay, Jim – Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest, 2018
REL Midwest conducted a systematic review of research on interventions that may improve academic outcomes for Black students. The review entailed a search for studies that provide evidence at Tier I (strong evidence), Tier II (moderate evidence), or Tier III (promising evidence) according to the Every Student Succeeds Act, and explicitly mention…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Intervention, African American Students, Outcomes of Education
Costino, Kimberly A. – Metropolitan Universities, 2018
Equity-minded institutional transformation requires robust faculty learning. Research has shown that the single most important factor in student success is faculty interaction. Positive, supportive, and empowering faculty interaction is particularly important to the success of female students, poor and working class students, and students of…
Descriptors: State Universities, College Faculty, Faculty Development, Equal Education
Pelfrey, Patricia A. – Center for Studies in Higher Education, 2016
The University of California, the nation's first multicampus system, is unique in its central organizing principle, known as the oneuniversity idea. Its premise is simple: that a large and decentralized system of campuses, which share the same mission but differ in size, interests, aspirations, and stage of development, can nevertheless be…
Descriptors: Universities, Multicampus Colleges, Governance, College Administration
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Rais-Rohani, Masoud; Walters, Andrew – Advances in Engineering Education, 2014
A lecture-based engineering mechanics course (Statics) is redesigned using the Emporium model. Whereas students study the material outside of class via asynchronous online delivery of the content and instructional videos, they do all the other activities (e.g., assignments, tests) either individually or in groups inside the classroom. Computer-…
Descriptors: Engineering, Engineering Education, Mechanics (Physics), Educational Change
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de la Torre, Marisa; Allensworth, Elaine; Jagesic, Sanja; Sebastian, James; Salmonowicz, Michael; Meyers, Coby; Gerdeman, R. Dean – Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest, 2012
"Turning around" chronically low-performing schools is of increasing interest to educators and policymakers, as highlighted by the U.S. Department of Education's (2010) recent call to rapidly improve the nation's 5,000 lowest performing schools. Yet there is little rigorous research on changes in student populations and teacher workforce…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Public Schools, Disadvantaged Schools, School Turnaround
Jaeger, Paige; Nesi, Olga M. – Knowledge Quest, 2014
Real-life research is incredibly varied. We research cars. We research lawn problems. We research child behavior problems, health issues, possible vacation destinations, and prices to stretch our budgets. No two scenarios are ever alike, and no two health issues should be assumed to be the same. That is reality, and that is a picture of what the…
Descriptors: Student Research, State Standards, Relevance (Education), Inquiry
Algozzine, Bob; Morsbach Sweeney, Holly; Choi, Jeong Hoon; Horner, Rob; Sailor, Wayne; McCart, Amy B.; Satter, Allyson; Lane, Kathleen Lynne – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
U.S. public education systems are required to provide free appropriate public education to students with disabilities in least restrictive environments that are appropriate to meet their individual needs. The practice of educating students with disabilities in neighborhood schools in age-appropriate general education classrooms and other school…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Program Implementation, Disabilities, Inclusion
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