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Lindvig, Katrine; Lyall, Catherine; Meagher, Laura R. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The literature on interdisciplinary higher education is influenced by two overall trends: one looks at the institutional level of specially designed interdisciplinary institutions, while the other assesses individual interdisciplinary educational activities. Much less attention is given to the processes of creating interdisciplinary education…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
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Mulkeen, James; Abdou, Hussein A.; Leigh, Jacqueline; Ward, Paul – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The aim of this paper is to explore the challenges and opportunities of designing and delivering Degree and Higher Level Apprenticeships (D&HLAs) at levels 4-7 from a multi-stakeholder perspective namely employers, Universities, independent training organisations and professional bodies. Twenty-seven face-to-face interviews were undertaken and…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Stakeholders, Attitudes, Opportunities
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Seeber, Marco; Barberio, Vitaliano; Huisman, Jeroen; Mampaey, Jelle – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This article explores the factors affecting the content of universities' mission statements. We conceptualize missions as identity narratives, a type of symbolic representation of an organization. Based on the literature on organizational identity we argue that universities need to address two major challenges when crafting their mission…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Position Papers, Reputation, Content Analysis
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Cameron, Harriet – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This study is an interpretative discourse analysis [following Gee, J. P. 2005. "An Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and Method." 2nd ed. New York: Routledge; Gee, J. P. 2011. "How to Do Discourse Analysis: A Toolkit." London: Routledge; and Willig, C. 2008. "Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology."…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Intelligence, College Students
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Bordogna, Claudia M. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper explores social capital development between operational faculty members delivering Sino-British transnational partnerships. Research focuses on two Sino-British 'joint programme' partnership case studies in order to investigate boundary spanning and the development of social capital between UK and Sino academics involved in programme…
Descriptors: Social Capital, College Faculty, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education
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Hepplewhite, Kay – Research in Drama Education, 2019
This article explores the practices of three young artist/facilitators, illustrating how they use their own age identity to develop expertise in working with older people in residential care homes. A research process of reflective dialogues reveals that they respond to the arts and drama-based workshop practices at creative ageing organisation…
Descriptors: Artists, Facilitators (Individuals), Older Adults, Residential Care
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Sin, I Lin; Leung, Maggi W. H.; Waters, Johanna L. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper reveals the complex diversity that underpins ostensibly similar transnational education programmes (TNE), through a comparison of UK TNE in Malaysia and Hong Kong. It draws on data from two different yet cognate studies on the role of UK universities in delivering higher education in Asia. Some fine-grained and informative differences…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged, Comparative Education
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Malone, Niamh; Miles, Donna – Research in Drama Education, 2019
'Dis-identifications from dominant models of subject-formation can be productive and creative' (Braidotti 2013, 167). This problematises applied theatre practices informed by received understandings of dementia, and their implications for memory and identity. "Forgotten Futures"(2017) and "Never-Ending Story" (2016-ongoing)…
Descriptors: Drama, Dementia, Memory, Older Adults
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Bond, Melissa; Zawacki-Richter, Olaf; Nichols, Mark – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Reflecting on 50 years of educational technology research, a content and authorship analysis was conducted of 1777 research article titles and abstracts, published in the "British Journal of Educational Technology" ("BJET") from 1970 to Issue 3, 2018. A text-mining tool (Leximancer) was used to identify key concepts and themes…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Distance Education
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Cowdean, Stephanie; Whitby, Philip; Bradley, Laura; McGowan, Pauric – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
The aim of this research is to provide perspectives on how entrepreneurial practitioners, specifically owners of high-tech small firms (HTSFs), engage with knowledge transfer and learn. The authors draw on extant research and report on the views and observations of the principals in two case study companies in the HTSF sector with regard to…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Transfer of Training, Intervention, Teaching Methods
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Lee-Davies, Linda – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
This article sets out to capture the benefits of business and universities working together to create robust management development programmes for the competitive markets ahead. It attempts to illustrate the changes in business approaches to providing people with management development, given the increased mobility of individuals from company to…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Management Development, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Laing, Karen; McWhirter, Jennifer; Templeton, Lorna; Hannah-Russell, Claire – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the findings from an evaluation of an intervention (Moving Parents and Children Together (M-PACT+)) aiming to address the effects of parental substance misuse (PSM) in school settings. The paper considers the evidence of effectiveness, and goes on to explore how schools were involved with the…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Parents, Family Programs, Intervention
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Love, Tyler S. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2019
The United Kingdom (U.K.) offers excellent safety policies and resources from which Technology and Engineering (T&E) educators across the world could benefit. In the U.K., Design and Technology (D&T) is taught in most primary (elementary) and secondary schools. D&T has origins related to crafts and domestic skills; however, D&T now…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Education, Design, National Curriculum
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Holmes, Matthew James Vaughton; Morris, Isla-Kate; Williams, Anthony; Le Blond, Jennifer; Cranna, Victoria; Davey, Gail – Research Ethics, 2019
A global health archive consisting of podoconiosis tissue slides and blocks (which was collected and imported into the UK before the introduction of the Human Tissue Act), was donated to Brighton & Sussex Medical School in 2014. There is little guidance on the socioethical and legal issues surrounding the retrospective use of archived or…
Descriptors: Archives, Health, Ethics, Human Body
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Oates, Chris – Management in Education, 2019
John Widdowson CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) is principal and chief executive of New College Durham. He chairs the Mixed Economy Group (a working group of 40 colleges that offer higher education courses in addition to their FE provision) and was a member of the HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Administration, Colleges
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